17 July, 2009

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 17.7.09)

The following events are scheduled for Suva: One-off Events:
  • Fiji Arts Council calling for interested performance groups or individuals to compete at a national dance competition with a focus on traditional dance/movement in Fijian, Indian, Rotuman and Asian dance and a separate category for contemporary dance. Competition to feature as the main stage entertainment at the 2009 Vodafone Hibiscus Festival - Call Letila Mitchell on telephone (679) 3311754;
  • 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;
  • Term 2 of the Salvation Army Suva Central Sewing Program, from Tuesday, 19 May, to Friday, 21 August 2009, 9am to 12pm on Mondays to Fridays during that period, Salvation Army, Suva;
  • V6 and V1 marathon season (Paddling events), from May to October 2009, (venue to be advised);
  • Free One Month Membership at the Hyundai Fitness Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva, for anyone signing up for gym membership in July 2009;
  • 2009 Pacific Youth Festival, from Monday, 11 July, to Saturday, 18 July 2009, various venues around Suva;
  • Pacific Youth Sevens Tournament, part of the 2009 Pacific Youth Festival, Thursday, 16 July, and Friday, 17 July 2009, from 4pm to 6.30pm, tfl National Stadium, Bidesi Park and Buckhurst Park, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji School of Medicine - Open Day, Friday, 17 July 2009, Pasifika Campus, Fiji School of Medicine, Extension Street, Suva;
  • Telecom Fiji Tennis Championship, from Friday, 17 July, to Sunday, 19 July 2009, Victoria Courts, Suva;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - 2009 National Teams Chess Championships, Saturday, 18 July 2009, from 8am, Fiji Olympic House, Suva;
  • Digicel Cup Rugby - Suva vs Nadi, Saturday, 18 July 2009, from 3pm, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Digicel Cup Rugby - Tailevu vs Tavua, Saturday, 18 July 2009, from 3pm, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - Chess League 2009, Sunday, 19 July, to Sunday, 20 September;
  • Kaila Star Search - Heat 3, Friday, 24 July 2009, 7.30pm, Suva Civic Centre;
  • World Games Sevens Tournament, Friday, 24 July, and Saturday, 25 July 2009, Kaoshiung, Taiwan;
  • Fiji Fashion Week - Modelling Clinic, on Saturday, 25 July, and Saturday, 26 July 2009, from 8am to 5pm on each day, Fiji Institute of Technology Raiwai Campus, Carpenter Street, Suva;
  • Foneology Fiji Corporate Triathlon Challenges - Race 3 (includes a 200km swim, a 5km bike ride and a 2km run), Saturday, 25 July 2009, from 9am, The Pearl Resort, Pacific Harbour;
  • 2009 Digicel Cup Rugby Semi Finals, Saturday, 8 August 2009, (venue to be advised);
  • 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;
  • Fiji Museum exhibition of production of traditional handicraft, from Saturday, 15 August, to Monday, 31 August 2009, Fiji Museum;
  • 2009 Hibiscus Festival, 21 to 29 August 2009, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2009 Digicel Cup Rugby Final, Saturday, 22 August 2009, (venue to be advised);
  • Foneology Fiji Corporate Triathlon Challenges - Race 4 (includes a 200km swim, a 5km bike ride and a 2km run), Saturday, 22 August 2009, from 9am, Pearl Resort, Pacific Harbour;
  • 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 US Eagles, Saturday, 28 November 2009, venue to be somewhere around the West Coast, USA;
  • 2009 Fiji Fashion Week, from Wednesday, 2 December, to Sunday, 6 December 2009, Fiji Beach Resort and Spa, Denarau Island, Nadi, Fiji;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 4-5 December 2009, Dubai, UAE;
  • Fiji Chess Federation - JR White National Championships, Friday, 4 December, to Monday, 7 December;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 11-12 December 2009, George, South Africa;
  • Suva City International Sevens, from Thursday, 21 January, to Saturday, 23 January 2010, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 5-6 February 2010, Wellington, New Zealand;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 13-14 February 2010, USA;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 20-21 March 2010, Adelaide, Australia;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 26, 27, 28 March 2010, Hong Kong;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 22-23 May 2010, London, England;
  • 2009-2010 IRB Sevens Series, 29-30 May 2010, Edinburgh, Scotland;
  • Flying Fijians Rugby team vs Australia, Sunday, 6 June 2010, venue to be advised;
  • 2010 Commonwealth Games Sevens Competition, on Tuesday, 5 October, and Wednesday, 6 October 2010, in Delhi, India.

Recurring Events:

  • Fiji Arts Council Art Gallery opens daily, including Saturdays, Procera House, opposite RB Patel, Waimanu Road, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Velocity Cycling Group Daily Rides, daily, starting 5pm, from Esquires Cafe, FNPF Dolphins Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Bridge night, every Monday nights, from 6.30 to 9.30pm, The Fiji Club, 1 Selbourne Street, Suva;
  • Jazz, every Mondays, from 5pm, Traps Nightclub, Suva;
  • Leonard Aitcheson's Black Belt Special Intensive Program, training done every Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, from 8pm to 9pm, Hyundai Fitness Centre (former Rabuka Gym), Laucala Bay, 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 with Leonard Aitcheson 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;
  • Listen to Jazz with Tom Mawi every Tuesdays, from 7pm until late, Down Under - Fiji's only smoke free nightclub, Carnavon Street, Suva;
  • Jazz at the Holiday Inn with Annie Mawi, every Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, from 5pm, Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Jazz Festival to celebrate great ladies of jazz, from Thursday, 25 June, to Monday, 29 June 2009, from 7pm to 9pm daily, JJ's on the Park, Suva;
  • The ROC Market, every third Sunday of the month, outside Dolphins Foodcourt, FNPF Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Velocity Cycling Group Sunday Rides, Sundays, from 6am, venue to be advised weekly to participants;
  • 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.

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1 comment:

Sitiveni said...

Gilbert do you have a phone contact for Down Under nightclub?