07 October, 2011

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 7.10.11)

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;
  • Contemporary Japanese Crafts Exhibition, during the month of October 2011, Fiji Museum, Suva;
  • Fiji Day Parade - to celebrate Fiji Day, Friday, 7 October 2011, starting 9.15am, activities should centre around Albert Park, Suva;
  • MH Fiji Open Hockey Tournament, from Friday, 7 October, to Monday, 10 October 2011, National Hockey Centre, Laucala Bay, Suva; 
  • ‎Cycling Fiji - 2011 Tour of Fiji, from Saturday, 8 October, to Monday, 10 October 2011, from Suva to Nausori, Korovou, Rakiraki, back to Natovi, and then return to Suva;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Marathon #4, Saturday, 8 October 2011, Savusavu;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final - Ireland vs Wales, Saturday, 8 October, 5pm (Fiji Time), Wellington, New Zealand;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final - England vs France, Saturday, 8 October, 7.30pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Gajner Indian Couture Fashion Show, Saturday, 8 October 2011, from 6pm to 9pm, Shenanigans, Suva;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final - South Africa vs Australia, Sunday, 9 October, 5pm, Wellington, New Zealand;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final - New Zealand vs Argentina, Sunday, 9 October, 7.30pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Fiji Day Holiday, Monday, 10 October 2011;
  • Annual Bilibili Race, Monday, 10 October 2011, along the Sigatoka River, Sigatoka;
  • Marist Volleyball Tournament, from Monday, 10 October, to Friday, 15 October 2011, Tattersalls Leisure Centre and the Vodafone Arena, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Book Launch - “Tales, Poems and Songs from the Underwater World” (bilingual English and Fijian) by Daren Kamali, Tuesday, 11 October 2011, from 6.30pm, Oceania Centre Gallery Space, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Semi Final - Winner QF 1 vs Winner QF 2, Saturday, 15 October, 8pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Semi Final - Winner QF 3 vs Winner QF 4, Sunday, 16 October, 8pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Japan Animation Film Festival, from Tuesday, 18 October, to Thursday, 20 October 2011, from 6pm onwards on each day, Village 6 Cinemas, Suva;
  • FASANOC Women In Sport - Walk & Talk Day in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Saturday, 22 October 2011, starting 6.30am, Suva Lawn Tennis Club, 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;
  • Coral Coast Sevens Tournament, Friday, 18 November, and Saturday, 19 November 2011, Lawaqa Park, Sigatoka;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - Fiji Outrigger Awards Night, Saturday, 19 November 2011;
  • Koko's Bar & Restaurant - Launch Party, Thursday, 1 December 2011, from 5pm to 10pm, bar and restaurant, Sunset strip, Korotogo, Coral Coast, Fiji;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V6 Uprising Challenge, Saturday, 3 December 2011;
  • Style Fiji 2011 - fashion show to assist with the purchase of urgently-needed medical equipment and refurbishment of the Nadi Hospital, Saturday, 3 December 2011, Sofitel Resort & Spa, Denarau, Nadi, Fiji;
  • Volcom Fiji Pro, from 2012 to 2014 (Contest will mark Volcom’s first ASP World Title event and a much-desired return to the world-class breaks of Cloudbreak and Restaurants for the ASP Top 34);
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;
  • Gallery of Oceanian Art, opens daily, from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday, Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture and Pacific Studies, 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;
  • Creative Dance Classes for Children - taken by Katalina Fotofili of the Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture and Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture & Pacific Studies, USP (classes are for children from the ages of 3 to 15);
  • Pacific Women's Dance Classes, Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture and Pacific Studies, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Contemporary Creative Dance Classes  - taken by Glen Lord of the Oceania Centre for Arts & Culture and Pacific Studies, from Friday, 7 October 2011, Oceania Centre, University of the South Pacific, 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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Call us on the telephone numbers (679) 3342719 or (679) 9921427, or email info@gilbert.com.fj.

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