22 July, 2011

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 22.7.11)

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 Agriculture Show organised by the Ministry of Agriculture, from Tuesday, 19 July, to Saturday, 23 July 2011, Tattersalls Leisure Centre and Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 South Pacific Information and Communications Technology Exposition (SPICTEX), from Wednesday, 20 July, to Saturday, 23 July 2011, University of the South Pacific's Japan-Pacific ICT Centre, Laucala Campus, Suva;
  • Southern Secondary Schools Rugby zone finals, Friday, 22 July 2011, from 8am, tfl National Stadium, Bidesi and Buckhurst Parks, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji vs All Blacks, Friday, 22 July 2011, starting 7.35pm, Dunedin, New Zealand;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #3, Saturday, 23 July 2011, Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 23 July, challenge by Suva;
  • St Joseph Secondary School 55th Anniversary Celebrations, from Sunday, 24 July, to Sunday, 31  July 2011, Suva;
  • Karate Fiji Quiz Night, Friday, 29 July 2011, tfl Corporate Boxes, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Kula Film Awards and Dance Competition - organised by the Fiji Audio Visual Commission, Friday, 29 July, and Saturday, 30 July 2011, Tattersalls Leisure Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Secondary School Deans Rugby Trophy Quarter Finals, Saturday, 30 July 2011, starting 8.20am, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 30 July, challenge by Lautoka;
  • 2011 Kaila Star Search - Heat 3, Saturday, 30 July 2011, 5.30pm, Suva Civic Centre;
  • Watch the Tri Nations Rugby match between New Zealand and South Africa on Saturday, 30 July 2011, starting 7.30pm live on Channel 10, Sky Pacific;
  • Fiji Association of Women Graduates - Annual Quiz Night, Thursday, 4 August 2011, from 6pm to 11pm, USP Gymnasium, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Open Day of the University of the South Pacific, Friday, 5 August 2011, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Campus, Suva;
  • 2011 Bank South Pacific Farebrother-Sullivan Rugby Cup Challenge, Saturday, 6 August, challenge by Naitasiri;
  • 2011 Kaila Star Search - Semi Finals, Saturday, 6 August 2011, 5.30pm, Suva Civic Centre;
  • "Laughing Samoans" Fiji Tour, Wednesday, 10 August, starting 6.30pm, Sheraton Fiji Ballroom, Denarau Island, Nadi;
  • 2011 Battle of the Giants (Soccer) Tournament, from Thursday, 11 August, to Sunday, 14 August 2011, Ratu Cakobau Park, Nausori;
  • "Laughing Samoans" Fiji Tour, Thursday, 11 August, starting 6.30pm, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • "Laughing Samoans" Fiji Tour, Friday, 12 August, starting 6.30pm, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Tadra Kahani, on Thursday, 18 August, and Friday, 19 August 2011, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 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;
  • 2011 Kaila Star Search - Finals, Saturday, 20 August 2011, 5.30pm, Albert Park;
  • 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, 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;
  • World Supermodel Pageant, from Sunday, 25 September, to Saturday, 1 October 2011, Amunuca Island Resort & Spa, Fiji;
  • 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 National University Film and Music Festival, from Wednesday, 19 October, to Saturday, 22 October 2011, Fiji National University's Nasinu and Raiwai Campuses, Suva;
  • 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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