19 August, 2011

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 19.8.11)

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;
  • Sulu and Jaba Competition to celebrate the unique attire of Fiji women - organised by the Fiji Fashion Week 2011- Register your entry by Friday, 9 September 2011;
  • 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 Tadra Kahani, on Thursday, 18 August, and Friday, 19 August 2011, Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji vs Tonga Rugby Test Match, Friday, 19 August 2011, 4.30pm, Churchill Park, Lautoka;
  • Fiji Secondary Schools Soccer Championship, Friday, 19 August, and Saturday, 20 August 2011, Ratu Cakobau Park and Saraswati Primary School grounds, Nausori, near Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival will be held from Friday, 19 August, to Saturday, 27 August 2011, at Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Queens Research Topic, Friday, 19 August 2011, 6.30pm, Hibiscus Marquee, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Body Building Competition, Friday, 19 August 2011, 7pm, Albert Park, Suva;
  • Fiji Secondary Schools Rugby Deans Trophy Finals, Saturday, 20 August 2011, starting 8am, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • National Karate Championship, Saturday, 20 August 2011, from 8.30am, Yat Sen School Hall, Flagstaff, 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, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Teens Talent Show & Kings Public Judging, Saturday, 20 August 2011, 6.30pm, Hibiscus Marquee, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Body Building Competition, Saturday, 20 August 2011, 7pm, Main Stage Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Inter-Denominational Sing Along, Sunday, 21 August 2011, 6pm, Main Stage Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Ladies Talent Show & Traditionally Inspired Costume, Sunday, 21 August 2011, 6.30pm, Main Stage Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Teens Fantasy Attire, Monday, 22 August 2011, 6.30pm, Main stage Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Queen’s Talent Show, Monday, 22 August 2011, 6.30pm, Hibiscus Marquee, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Asian Nite, Monday, 22 August 2011, 7.30pm, Main stage Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Fiji Has Talent Final, Tuesday, 23 August 2011, Albert Park, Suva;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Queen’s 1st Public Judging, Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 6.30pm, Hibiscus Marquee, Albert Park;
  • 2011 Fiji Hibiscus Festival - Youth Night, Tuesday, 23 August 2011, 7pm, Main Stage 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 Pacific Games, from Saturday, 27 August, to Saturday, 10 September 2011, Noumea, New Caledonia;
  • Sulu and Jaba Competition organised by the Fiji Fashion Week 2011 - Live Judging onf Entries, Saturday, 17 September 2011, at Level 4 Tappoo City, Suva, Fiji;
  • Children's School Holiday Program organised by the Fiji Museum, from Tuesday, 30 August, to Friday, 2 September 2011, 9.30am to 12.30pm on each day, Fiji Museum Verandah, Thurston Gardens, Suva;
  • 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;
  • Namotu World Paddle Challenge, from Sunday, 13 November, to Friday, 18 November 2011, from Natadola Beach to Namotu Island Resort;
  • 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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