Religious in Suva

South Indian Fire-Walking Festival

The extraordinary South Indian fire-walking festival is held at the Mariamma Temple annually in either July or August. On the day of the ritual, yellow-clad devotees gather at Suva Point, near the National Stadium, …
Cultural in Suva

Hibiscus Festival

Since its inception in 1956, the Hibiscus Festival has grown into a nine-day event, drawing large crowds from around Viti Levu. It is held every August to coincide with the second-term school break. The annual beaut…
Cultural in Nadi

Panguni Uthiram Thiru-naal

Between March and April (all of these festivals are lunar). This celebration coincides with the full moon, and marks the marriage between Shiva and Parvati, Hindu goddess of love and fertility, among others.
Cultural in Nadi

Karthingai Puja

Monthly Hindu festival in which devotees circle Sri Siva Subramaniya Swami Temple, offering bananas, smashing coconuts, burning camphor and receiving the priest’s blessing.
Cultural in Nadi

Thai Pusam

This 10-day event celebrates good over evil. Devotees offer prayers to Lord Murugan in hopes of ensuring a year of peace, prosperity and good health.
Cultural in Nadi, Suva & Viti Levu

Bula Festival

One of Fiji's biggest festivals, this week-long celebration has rides, stalls galore and the crowning of 'Miss Bula'.