15 October, 2011

Suva Activities, Events and Accommodation (Updated 14.10.11)

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;
  • Pinkoctober month to promote breast cancer awareness, month of October 2011, Fiji;
  • "Botted Water for Tuvalu Drive" - organised by the Econesian Society together with the University of the South Pacific community, from Wednesday, 12 October, to Saturday, 22 October 2011 (Pls drop off your bottled water contributions at the drop off points, i.e. the USPSA Secretary's Office or the Lower Campus Security Booth, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva);
  • Remaining pool matches, semi-final and final of the 2011 IDC Soccer Tournament, Saturday, 15 October, and Sunday, 16 October, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Semi Final - Wales vs France, Saturday, 15 October, 8pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • ROC Market - Pinktober, Sunday, 16 October 2011, from 9am to 4pm, Loftus Street, Suva; 
  • 2011 Rugby World Cup Semi Final - Australia vs New Zealand, Sunday, 16 October, 8pm, Auckland, New Zealand;
  • Public Seminar on Cloud Computing, Tuesday, 18 October 2011, from 6pm to 8pm, Marine Science Lecture Theatre, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, Suva (Presenter : Dr Sunil Lal, President, The South Pacific Computer Society and Senior Lecturer in Computing Science at the University);
  • Japan Animation Film Festival, from Tuesday, 18 October, to Thursday, 20 October 2011, from 6pm onwards on each day, Village 6 Cinemas, Suva;
  • "Ai ketekete qele : Na i tukuni kei Di Nono - Fijian language drama play, from Wednesday, 19 October, to Friday, 21 October 2011, with two sessions 1pm and 7pm on each day, Suva Civic Centre, Suva;
  • Book Launch - "Asia Pacific Trade and Investment Report 2011 : Post-Crisis Trade and Investment Opportunities" (ESCAP 2011), Wednesday, 19 October 2011 from 6pm to 8.30pm, Lecture Room S024, Faculty of Business & Economics, University of the South Pacific, Laucala Bay, 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;
  • Annual Melbourne Cup Calcutta organised by The Rotary Club of Suva, Tuesday, 1 November 2011, from 12.30pm onwards, Holiday Inn, Suva;
  • Annual Sukuna Bowl Rugby Competition between the Police and Army, Friday, 11 November 2011, tfl National Stadium, Laucala Bay, Suva;
  • Fiji Outrigger Event - V1 Uprising Challenge, Saturday, 12 November 2011;
  • Fiji Fashion Week - Student Designer Show, Saturday, 12 November 2011, from 11am, Tappoo City, Suva;
  • 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.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

So glad that we found this blog. We have been living in Suva for 5 months now and always missed out on events because we didn't know about them. We will be visiting this site often to find out the latest events and attractions. Thanks ! Marlene