Probably most well known as the Ericsson Globe, the Avicii Arena is the largest spherical building in the world and is most famous as a indoor Ice Hockey venue but is also due to host Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Stockholm 2021.
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Notable Tournaments and Events
- Counter Strike: Global Offensive - PGL Major Stockholm 2021
Features & Facilities
The Avicii Arena is the largest dome shaped building in the world. If you were to fill it with water it’d be able to hold 605,000 litres!
Construction for the Stockhold Globe Arena, as it was originally known, began in 1986 and wouldn’t be opened until 3 years later on 19th February 1989. The Multipurpose arena was designed by Berg Arkitektkontor and owned by Swedish company SGA Fastigheter.
It’s main usage is as an Ice Hockey Arena hosting games for Djurgårdens IF Hockey as well as Sweden Men’s National Ice Hockey Team. However it also finds a lot of usage as a music venue most notely hosting the Eurovision Song content in 2000 and 2016. Other sports it’s hosted throughout the years include Floorball, Motorsport, basketball and Volleyball.
The Avicii Arena started it’s Esports career in 2021 agreeing to hosting the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major Stockholm 2021. Hopefully one day it’ll be able to host a Major Dota 2 tournament as well due to the popularity of the game in Sweden!
Directions to Avicii Arena
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the Address of Avicii Arena?
The address for Avicii Arena is 121 77 Johanneshov, Stockholm, 121 27
What year was Avicii Arena opened?
Avicii Arena was opened 1989
What is the capacity of Avicii Arena?
Avicii Arena has a spectator capacity of around 16000 for Esports events.
What Tournaments and Events have been held at Avicii Arena?
Avicii Arena has hosted 'Counter Strike: Global Offensive - PGL Major Stockholm 2021'