17 June, 2011

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 17.6.11)

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;
  • 2011 FASANOC Lottery now on. This is part of Team Fiji’s fundraising efforts towards participation at the Pacific Games to be held in Noumea, New Caledonia, in August 2011. For tickets, pls call Team Fiji on telephone (679) 3303525 or email teamfiji@fasanoc.org.fj;
  • 2011 Suva Darts Association's League Competition, starts Monday, 14 March 2011 and to continue every Monday for 22 weeks, Defence Club, Suva;
  • 2011 Valerie Manueli-Daveta Memorial Tournament, Friday, 10 June, to Sunday, 12 June 2011, National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji FACT Soccer Tournament, from the Friday, 10 June, to Monday, 13 June 2011, Churchill Park, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Blues vs Highlanders, Friday, 17 June, 7.35pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Rebels vs Western Force, Friday, 17 June, 9.40pm, Melbourne, Australia;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #1, Saturday, 18 June 2011, Suva;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Chiefs vs Reds, Saturday, 18 June, 5.30pm, Hamilton, New Zealand;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Crusaders vs Hurricanes, Saturday, 18 June, 7.30pm, Wellington, New Zealand;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Waratahs vs Brumbies, Saturday, 18 June, 10.30pm, Sydney, Australia;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Bulls vs Sharks, Sunday, 19 June, 3.05am, Pretoria, South Africa;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Cheetahs vs Stormers, Sunday, 19 June, 5.10am, Bloemfontein, South Africa;
  • Festival of Music with performances by various artists/groups, Tuesday, 21 June 2011, from 4pm to 10.30pm, Thurston Gardens, Suva;
  • Rotary Club of Suva North - Annual Charity Casino Nite, Friday, 24 June 2011, starting 7pm, Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Blues vs Waratahs, Friday, 24 June 2011, 7.35pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - Nadi BHR, Saturday, 25 June 2011, Nadi;
  • 2011 Olympic Day Fun Run - Saturday, 25 June 2011, 7.30am, Suva event starts from the tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva, while Nadi event starts from McDonalds, Nadi;
  • 2011 Prison Fellowship Fiji Annual Charity Concert, Saturday, 25 June 2011, starting 6pm, Tattersalls Leisure Centre (National Gymnasium), Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Vodafone MIC (talent competition) Finals, Saturday, 25 June 2011, from 7.30pm to 10.30pm, Suva Civic Centre, Suva;
  • Super 15 Rugby - Crusaders vs Sharks, Saturday, 25 June 2011, 7.35pm, Nelson, New Zealand;
  • Air Pacific South Pacific Open (Tennis) Junior Championships, from Monday, 27 June, to Saturday, 2 July 2011, RTC, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - Suva BHR, Saturday, 2 July 2011, Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 2 July 2011,
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 9 July, challenge by Rewa;
  • Soweto Gospel Choir Performance, Saturday, 9 July 2011, from 7pm, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 16 July, challenge by Northland;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 23 July, challenge by Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 30 July, challenge by Lautoka;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 6 August, challenge by Naitasiri;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival will be held from Friday, 19 August, to Saturday, 27 August 2011, at Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 20 August, challenge by Nadi;
  • 19km Fiji Swim relay, Thursday, 25 August 2011, starting from the beach at the Sofitel Fiji Resort & Spa on Denarau Island and finishing at Beachcomber Island, Fiji;
  • 2.7km Fiji Swim, Saturday, 27 August 2011, at Beachcomber Island, Off Nadi, Fiji;
  • 2011 Fiji Ocean Swim Series - 1km/2.5km/5km, Saturday, 2 July 2011, Natadola, Sigatoka;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #2, Saturday, 9 July 2011, Pacific Harbour;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - Nadi BHR, Saturday, 16 July 2011, Nadi;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #3, Saturday, 23 July 2011, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Ocean Swim Series - 1km/2.5km/5km, Saturday, 6 August 2011, Yasawa;
  • Pacific Oceania Tennis Junior Championships, from Monday, 8 August, to Friday, 12 August 2011, RTC, Lautoka, Fiji;
  • 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;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #4, Saturday, 8 October 2011, Savusavu;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #5, Saturday, 22 October 2011, Vuda;
  • 2011 Fiji Ocean Swim Series - 1km/2.5km/10km, Saturday, 29 October, and Sunday, 30 October, Plantation Island;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V1 Uprising Challenge, Saturday, 12 November 2011;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - Fiji Outrigger Awards Night, Saturday, 19 November 2011;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Uprising Challenge, Saturday, 3 December 2011;
Recurring Events:
  • Small boat cruises, daily, Nabukalou Creek, Suva; Harbour Cruises around Suva Harbour and to Nukulau Island;
  • 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;
  • 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.
Listing of events is free, however, we charge a small fee for advertising products and services on the blog.
Call us on the telephone numbers (679) 3342719 or (679) 9921427, or email info@gilbert.com.fj.

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