01 May, 2009

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 1.5.09)

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;
  • 2009 Fiji Human Resources Expo, from Friday, 24 April, to Saturday 2 May 2009, Valelevu Grounds, Nasinu, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Barbarians vs Savaii Samoa, Friday, 1 May 2009, Churchill Park, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • 2009 Telecom Fiji Limited Young Mussos Acclaim - Fiji Secondary Schools Original Song Competition, Friday, 1 May 2009, from 6.30pm to 10pm, Tattersalls Leisure Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2009 Fiji Secondary Schools Coca Cola Games Athletics Competition, Friday, 1 May, and Saturday, 2 May 2009, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva (Watch it live on Fiji One Television on both days);
  • Fiji Chess Federation - 2009 Fiji Primary and Secondary Schools Chess Championship, Saturday, 2 May 2009, from 8am, Olympic House, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Tautahi Gold vs Fiji Warriors, Saturday, 2 May 2009, Teufaiva Stadium, Nuku'alofa, Tonga;
  • Wai Tui Cycles Criterium Races, Sunday, 3 May 2009, from 7am, Vuya Road, Veiuto, Suva;
  • Two weeks school holiday program for children between 4 and 15 years of age, from Monday, 4 May, to Friday, 15 May 2009, Hyundai Fitness Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Basketball clinic for school children, from Monday, 4 May, to Friday, 8 May 2009, 10am to 12.30pm on each day, Ed's Court, Raiwaqa, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Upolu Samoa vs Fiji Barbarians, Friday, 8 May 2009, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • 2009 Fiji National Rugby League Competition starts, Saturday, 9 May 2009, Suva and Lautoka;
  • Fiji Chess Federation organised Chess Simultaneous Exhibition by Retired Grand Master Ian Rogers of Australia, Saturday, 9 May 2009, from 2pm, MHCC Foyer, Suva;
  • Pacific Rugby Cup Match - Fiji Warriors vs Savaii Samoa, Saturday, 9 May 2009, Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka, Fiji;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - Mohammed Badshah Memorial Chess Tournament, Sunday, 10 May 2009, from 8.30am, Fiji Olympic House, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • Baseball for children between 6 and 13 years of age, from Monday, 11 May, to Friday, 15 May 2009, 10am to 2pm on each day, Veiuto Primary School grounds, Veiuto, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Save the Children Fiji - “Blue, Silver & Gold Masquerade" Fundraising Charity Ball, Saturday, 16 May 2009, Novotel Tradewinds Convention Centre, Lami, near 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;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - 7th Rajnesh Parmeshwar Memorial Tournament, Saturday, 6 June;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - 2009 Oceania Zonal Chess Championships, Saturday, 20 June, to Friday, 26 June, 2009, Gold Coast, Australia;
  • 2nd Pacific Youth Festival, from Monday, 13 July, to Saturday, 18 July 2009, Suva;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - 2009 National Teams Chess Championships, Saturday, 18 July;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - Chess League 2009, Sunday, 19 July, to Sunday, 20 September;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - FMF National U-20 Championships, Saturday, 22 August;
  • Miss South Pacific Pageant, 1 September 2009 (final dates to be posted), Suva;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - 30th Carlton Brewery Open Chess Championships, Saturday, 10 October, to Monday, 12 October;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - JR White National Championships, Friday, 4 December, to Monday, 7 December.
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;
  • 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;
  • 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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