24 October, 2010

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 24.10.10)

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;
  • University of the South Pacific's Gala Reunion for the University's graduates from 1971 to 1980 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;
  • Swimming classes for children, begins Saturday, 26 June 2010, at the following scheduled times : 10.00am-10.45 am, 11.00am-11.45 am, 12.00pm-12.45pm, USP swimming pool, Laucala Bay, Suva (classes will run for 8 weeks);
  • Learn Fiji-Hindi, French, Japanese and Fijian with the SLAM Language Club, sessions start on the week beginning 9 August 2010 as follows : Tuesdays, 1pm to 2pm, Fiji, Hindi; Wednesdays, 1pm to 2pm, French; Thursdays, 1pm to 2pm, Japanese; Fridays, 1pm to 2pm, Fijian, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2010 Fiji Bra Art Competition - display of entries during the month of October which is Breast Cancer Awareness Month;
  • MOBilise 2010 convention for former students of Marist Brothers High School, starts Saturday, 23 October 2010, Suva;
  • Tappoo Fashion Exhibition 2010, presented by Saffron Soul, will be on for the last time, Sunday, 24 October 2010, from 10am to 9pm, The Function Room, Level 4, Tappoo City Complex, Suva;
  • Pacific Market Day, Thursday, 28 October 2010, from 9am to 5pm, Grounds adjacent to the Students’ Car Park & Bus Bay, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Annual Sukuna Bowl Rugby match between the Fiji Military Forces and the Fiji Police Force, Friday, 29 October 2010, starting 4pm, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Annual Melbourne Cup Calcutta organised by The Rotary Club of Suva, Tuesday, 2 November 2010, from 12.30pm onwards, Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Performance by New York's Johnny Rodgers Band - sponsored by the US Embassy, Suva, Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 10am to 11.30am, Suva Civic Centre, for Primary School students;
  • Performance by New York's Johnny Rodgers Band - sponsored by the US Embassy, Suva, Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 2pm to 3.30pm, at Suva Civic Centre, for Secondary School students;
  • Performance by New York's Johnny Rodgers Band - sponsored by the US Embassy, Suva, Wednesday, 3 November 2010, 7pm to 8.30pm, at Suva Civic Centre, for the general public;
  • Performance by New York's Johnny Rodgers Band - sponsored by the US Embassy, Suva, Thursday, 4 November 2010, 7pm to 8.30pm, at Holiday Inn, for the general public;
  • Outrigger Regatta, from Friday, 5 November, to Sunday, 7 November 2010, Savusavu, Fiji;
  • 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;
  • The Nomura Cup 2011 organised by the Asia Pacific Golf Federation Team Championship (APGC), from 16 to 19 August 2011, Denarau and Natadola Golf Courses;
  • 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.

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;
  • 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.

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