10 April, 2009

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 10.4.09)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Fiji National Rugby League - Fiji Residents, Overseas Tour, 2009;
  • Sign Language Course, Monday, 16 February 2009, to Wednesday, 29 July 2009, 5.30pm to 7pm on each day, Vocation Centre, 3 Brown Street, Toorak, Suva;
  • Ethan & Megan's Corner - Easter Egg Hunts for children between 3 to 10 years old, Good Friday, 10 April 2009, 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm, and Easter Sunday, 12 April 2009, 10am, 11am, 2pm and 3pm, Level 2, MHCC, Food Court, Suva;
  • 2009 Wai Tui Fiji Outrigger International Regatta (Paddling Event), from Friday, 10 April, to Monday, 13 April 2009, Hobie site, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • New Suva Harbour Cruises - enjoy a guided cruise around Suva Harbour aboard MV Seniceva, Friday, 10 April 2009, departing from Stinson Parade Jetty (opposite Suva Handicraft Centre), 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm;
  • Easter Games - Touch Rugby, Friday, 10 April, from 8am, at the Suva Grammar School grounds;
  • Easter Games - Cricket, Friday, 10 April, from 10am, at Albert Park, the Army grounds and the Suva Grammar School grounds;
  • Easter Games - Athletics, Friday, 10 April, from 3pm and Saturday, 11 April, from 9am, at the tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Institute of Education, University of the South Pacific, Book Clearance Sale, Saturday, 11 April 2009, from 9am to 1pm, University of the South Pacific Literacy Centre, ground floor of the SOH Building), Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • New Suva Harbour Cruises - enjoy a guided cruise around Suva Harbour aboard MV Seniceva, Saturday, 11 April 2009, departing from Stinson Parade Jetty (opposite Suva Handicraft Centre), 10am, 12pm, 2pm and 4pm;
  • Easter Games - Archery, Sunday, 12 April 2009, from 8.30am, St Joseph's Secondary School grounds, Suva;
  • New Suva Harbour Cruises - enjoy a guided cruise around Suva Harbour aboard MV Seniceva, departing from Stinson Parade Jetty (opposite Suva Handicraft Centre), Monday, 13 April 2009, 10am and return at 5pm;
  • 2009 Annual Reverend Paula Niukula Lecture - "Just Wages for Fiji" by Professor Wadan Narsey, Wednesday, 15 April 2009, Marine Studies Lecture Theatre, University of the South Pacific, Lower Campus, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2009 Buksh Bodybuilding Competition, Saturday, 18 April 2009, Suva;
  • Fiji Sports Council - Car Boot Sale, Saturday, 18 April, and Sunday, 19 April 2009, Multi-Purpose Courts, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Car Club Quarter Mile Races, Sunday, 19 April 2009, from 8.30am, Nissan Racing Track, Pacific Harbour;
  • Pacific Sun Swimming Long Course National Competition, from Thursday, 23 April, to Saturday, 25 April 2009, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Warriors vs Fiji Barbarians, Friday, 24 April 2009, Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka, Fiji;
  • 2009 Fiji Human Resources Expo, from Friday, 24 April, to Saturday 2 May 2009, Valelevu Grounds, Nasinu, Suva;
  • Fiji Schools Athletics Maritime Zone Competition, Tuesday, 28 April 2009, TFL National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Barbarians vs Savaii Samoa, Friday, 1 May 2009, Churchill Park, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Tautahi Gold vs Fiji Warriors, Saturday, 2 May 2009, Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku'alofa, Tonga;
  • 2009 Fiji Secondary Schools Coca Cola Games Athletics Competition, Friday, 1 May, and Saturday, 2 May 2009, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Upolu Samoa vs Fiji Barbarians, Friday, 8 May 2009, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Warriors vs Savaii Samoa, Saturday, 9 May 2009, Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka, Fiji;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Warriors vs Upolu Samoa, Friday, 15 May 2009, Churchill Park, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Tau'uta Reds vs Fiji Barbarians, Saturday, 16 May 2009, Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku'alofa, Tonga;
  • 2009 International School Fun Day, Saturday, 16 May 2009, International School Compound, Laucala Beach, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Barbarians vs Tautahi Gold, Friday, 22 May 2009, Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka, Fiji;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Tau'uta Reds vs Fiji Warriors, Saturday, 23 May 2009, Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku'alofa, Tonga;
  • 2009 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens, Saturday, 23 May, and Sunday, 24 May 2009, London, England;
  • 2009 IRB Rugby World Cup Sevens, from Saturday, 30 May, and Sunday, 31 May 2009, Edinburgh, Scotland;
  • V6 and V1 marathon season (Paddling events), from May to October 2009, (venue to be advised);
  • 2009 Fiji Showcase event, from Friday, 5 June, to Saturday, 13 June 2009, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Connect Fiji - Fiji Schools Swimming Finals, Friday, 11 June, and Saturday, 12 June 2009, National Aquatic Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Kula Film and Dance Competition Awards Night, Friday, 12 June, and Saturday, 13 June 2009, Tattersalls Leisure Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2nd Pacific Youth Festival, from Monday, 13 July, to Saturday, 18 July 2009, Suva;
  • 2009 Tadra Kahani for Fiji Primary Schools, Wednesday, 12 August 2009, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2009 Tadra Kahani for Fiji Secondary Schools, Thursday, 13 August, and Friday, 14 August 2009, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2009 Hibiscus Festival, 21 to 29 August 2009, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Miss South Pacific Pageant, 1 September 2009 (final dates to be posted), Suva;
  • Flying Fijians Rugby team Northern Hemisphere Tour - Fiji vs Scotland, Saturday, 14 November 2009;
  • Flying Fijians Rugby team Northern Hemisphere Tour - Fiji vs Ireland, Saturday, 21 November 2009;
  • Flying Fijians Rugby team Northern Hemisphere Tour - Fiji vs England, Saturday, 28 November 2009.

Recurring Events:

  • Fiji Museum displays, daily at The Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Oceania Centre Gallery, opens daily, at the Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Tagimoucia Art Gallery (Fiji's first permanent and dedicated art gallery exhibiting art work of prison inmates), opens daily, 8am to 4pm, opposite Suva Prison;
  • Bridge night, every Monday nights, from 6.30 to 9.30pm, The Fiji Club, 1 Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Wai Tui Cycles After Work Bike Rides, every Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays, starts 5pm, from Esquires CafĂ©, Dolphins Plaza, Loftus Street, Suva;
  • Taekwondo Classes are held every Mondays and Wednesdays, from 4pm to 5.30pm on each day for Juniors and from 5.30pm to 7pm on each day for adults, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Hapkido classes are held every Mondays and Wednesdays, from 6.45pm to 7.45pm at the Hyundai Fitness Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Alcoholics Anonymous (AA), meets every Mondays and Thursdays, at 5.30pm, Mitchell Clinic, 83 Princes Road, Tamavua, Suva;
  • Toastmasters, every Tuesdays, from 5.30pm to 6.30pm, Fiji Club, Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Fijian Mekes, Indian and Island Dances, every Tuesdays and Sundays, from 7.30pm to 9.00pm, Raintree Lodge, Colo-i-Suva, Suva;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn with Annie Mawi, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 5pm, Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Listen to soul, funk, disco and classics with with DJ Tora, every Fridays, from 8pm 'til late, Traps Lounge, Traps Bar, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Esquires Coffee House Weekly Fun Cycle around the Suva seawall, Nasese and Muanikau, every Saturdays, starts 7am, from the Esquires Coffee House, Loftus Street, Suva;
  • The ROC Market, every third Sunday of the month, outside Dolphins Foodcourt, FNPF Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • 1 Degree Cycle Races every third Sunday of the month, Vuya Road, Veiuto, Suva;
  • Sunday Church Services, 8am or 10.45am, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Sunday English Church Services, 9am, Calvary Temple, Samabula, Suva;
  • Sunday Jazz, Taunovo Bay Resort & Spa, Pacific Harbour.
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