07 June, 2010

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 7.6.10)

The following events are scheduled for Suva:

One-off Events:

  • Rent a home for short stays and use it as your base to explore the rest of Fiji. The home is a split level 3 bedroom residence with fencing and gate. It is newly renovated and tastefully furnished. Check out the photos of the home by searching for "Photos of Suva Short Stay Accommodation" on this blog. Discounts can be given for stays over 2 weeks. To enquire further, pls email info@gilbert.com.fj or call telephones (679) 3342719 or (679)9921427;
  • Primary, secondary and tertiary students are encouraged to enter the Agriculture Fashion Show to held on Thursday, 22 July 2010, during the 2010 Fiji Hibiscus Festival. Theme of the show is "Dress Fiji Fashion - Go Local". Deadline for applications is Monday, 7 June 2010. Sketches can be emailed to dressfijifashion@hotmail.com or by mail to Michael Mausio, PO Box 1247, Suva, Fiji;
  • Calling for aspiring filmmakers to register for the 2010 Kula Film Awards - Register for the awards now by submitting a short 5-minute film for the Open category. Deadline for entries is 25 June 2010. To register, pls call Thomas Magnus on telephone (679) 3306662 or email thomas@fijiaudiovisual.org.fj;
  • Call for entries for the 2010 MHCC Fiji Fashion Week as an Emerging Designer or Established Designer, under the numerous various categories of : Ready to wear; Resort; Evening; Street/Urban; Children; Accessories and Jewellery; etc. Interested applicants may obtain an Application Package containing entry guidelines by emailing info@fijifashionweek.com.fj or calling telephone (679) 3576984;
  • University of the South Pacific's Gala Reunion for the University's graduates from 1971 to 1975 will be held in late 2010. This is the first in a series of Gala Reunions that will celebrate the University's impact on the Pacific Islands Region and the personal and professional accomplishments of its alumni in Fiji, the region and the world. Alumni are asked to contact the Alumni Officer on telephone (679) 3232039 or email alumni@usp.ac.fj;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search auditions, from Monday, 7 June, to Friday, 11 June 2010, Suva Civic Auditorium;
  • 2010 Fiji Games, begins on Friday, 11 June 2010, at various venues around Fiji;
  • 2010 Fiji Games - Cricket Competition, Friday, 11 June, Saturday, 12 June, and Monday, 14 June 2010, starting at 9.30am on each day, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2010 Fiji Games - Powerlifting Competition, Saturday, 12 June 2010, starting 9am, Yat Sen Hall, Flagstaff, Suva;
  • 2010 Fiji Games - Athletics Competition, Saturday, 12 June 2010, starting 9am, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2010 Fiji Games - Darts Competition, Saturday, 12 June, and Sunday, 13 June 2010, starting 8am on each day, Defence Club, Suva;
  • 2010 Fiji Games - Boxing Competition, Friday, 11 June, and Saturday, 12 June 2010, Suva Civic Centre, Suva;
  • Fiji Cycling Event - including a hill climb from Sawani to Colo i Suva, two sprint races, a 40 kilometre time trial and a 25 kilometre moutain bike race, Saturday, 12 June 2010;
  • 2010 IRB Pacific Nations Cup Rugby - Samoa vs Tonga, Saturday, 12 June, starting 3.10pm, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • IRB Pacific Nations Cup Rugby - Fiji vs Japan, Saturday, 12 June, 2010, starting 3.10pm, Churchill Park, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • 2010 Fiji Games - Fiji Chess Federation Open Competition, Saturday, 12 June, and Sunday, 13 June 2010, Fiji School of Medicine Pasifica Campus, Extension Street, Suva;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search second round of auditions will be held from Tuesday, 15 June to Friday, 18 June 2010;
  • 2010 IRB Pacific Nations Cup Rugby - Samoa vs Japan, Saturday, 19 June 2010, starting 1.10pm, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • 2010 IRB Pacific Nations Cup Rugby - Fiji vs Tonga, Saturday, 19 June 2010, starting 4.10pm, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • 2010 Olympic Day Fun Run, Saturday, 26 June 2010, starting 7.30am, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Prisons & Correctional Services - Market Day, Saturday, 26 June 2010, Suva Foreshore in front of the Suva Civic Centre and Olympic Pool;
  • 2010 IRB Pacific Nations Cup Rugby - Fiji vs Samoa, Saturday, 26 June 2010, starting 1.10pm, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • 2010 IRB Pacific Nations Cup Rugby - Japan vs Tonga, Saturday, 26 June 2010, starting 4.10pm, Apia Park, Apia, Samoa;
  • Gospel Charity Concert - organised by the Prisons Fellowship, Saturday, 26 June 2010, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search - First Heat, Friday, 2 July 2010;
  • 2010 Kula Film Awards Nite, Saturday, 10 July 2010, Tattersalls Leisure Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Pussycat singer, Tonie Willie - Fiji tour, to start on 11 July 2010;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search - Second Heat, Friday, 16 July;
  • Agriculture Fashion Show with the theme "Dress Fiji Fashion - Go Local", Thursday, 22 July 2010, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search - Third Heat, Friday, 23 July;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search - Semi finals, Friday, 6 August;
  • 2010 Fiji Hibiscus Festival, from Friday, 20 August, to Saturday, 28 August 2010, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2010 Kaila Star Search - Finals, Friday, 21 August 2010;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup - Fiji vs Namibia, Saturday, 10 September 2011, Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua, New Zealand;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup - Fiji vs South Africa, Saturday, 17 September 2011, Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup - Fiji vs Samoa, Sunday, 25 September 2011, Eden Park, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup - Fiji vs Wales, Sunday, 2 October 2011, Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, New Zealand;
  • 2010 MHCC Fiji Fashion Week, Monday, 18 October, to Saturday, 23 October 2010, Grande Marquee, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Gala Reunion of the University of the South Pacific's graduates from 1971 to 1975, late 2010, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva.

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;
  • 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;
  • The ROC Market, every third Sunday of the month, outside Dolphins Foodcourt, FNPF Plaza, Victoria Parade, Suva;
  • Sunday Church Services, 8am or 10.45am, Wesley Church, Butt Street, Suva;
  • Sunday English Church Services, 9am, Calvary Temple, Samabula, Suva.

Super 14 Rugby matches are aired live on Sky Pacific.

For accommodation in Suva, please check out our rental homes for short stays (which are self catering as well) by searching for 'Suva Accommodation' or 'Suva Short Stay Accommodation' on this blog. You can also click on the appropriate links at the right hand side of this blog.

Call us on the telephone numbers (679) 3396427, (679) 3342719 or (679) 9921427 or email info@gilbert.com.fj.

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