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AsiaWorld–Arena
"亞洲國際博覽館 Arena"
"Hall 1"
Interior of the AsiaWorld-Arena, 2010
Address Level 1, AsiaWorld-Expo
Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island
Hong Kong
Location AsiaWorld–Expo
Owner Hong Kong SAR Government
Capacity 14,000 or 16000
Opened 21 December 2005
Website
Venue Info

AsiaWorld–Arena (Chinese: 亞洲國際博覽館 Arena, also Hall 1 of AsiaWorld–Expo) is the largest indoor seated performance venue in Hong Kong. It has a total floor area of 10,880 square metres (117,100 square feet), a maximum capacity of 14,000 seats /16,000 standing+seats and high ceiling clearance of 19 metres. It is located next to the Hong Kong International Airport. It plays host to many concerts, sporting events, and other forms of entertainment.[1]

Shows[edit]

K-1 World Grand Prix at AsiaWorld–Arena.

Since its opening on 21 December 2005, AsiaWorld–Arena has played host to shows and performances by international artists, as well as local musicians.

2006–2009[edit]

Date Performer Notes
25 February 2006 OasisDon't Believe the Truth Tour
13 July 2006 ColdplayTwisted Logic Tour
16 July 2006 The Black Eyed PeasMonkey Business Tour
9 September 2006 WestlifeFace to Face Tour
3 March 2007 MuseBlack Holes and Revelations Tour
3 July 2007 Christina AguileraBack to Basics Tour
16 August 2007 Gwen StefaniThe Sweet Escape Tour
20 November 2007 Linkin Park – Linkin Park Live in Hong Kong
29 January 2008 My Chemical RomanceThe Black Parade World Tour
28 February 2008 Bjork - Volta Tour
20 and 21 September 2008 Ayumi Hamasaki – ayumi hamasaki ASIA TOUR
29 February 2009 Backstreet BoysUnbreakable Tour
19 March 2008 Maroon 5 – Maroon 5 Live in Hong Kong
20 May 2008 Elton JohnRocket Man: Greatest Hits Live
29 July 2008 Alicia KeysAs I Am Tour
5 August 2008 Simple Plan – Live N' Loud Hong Kong 2008
18 August 2008 Avril Lavigne – Avril Lavigne Live in HK 2008
27 November 2008 Kylie MinogueKylieX2008 Attendance: 8,798
The box office was US$ 1.070.819[citation needed]
25 March 2009 ColdplayViva la Vida Tour Attendance: 11,371
The box office was US$ 1.260.623[citation needed]
1 April 2009 Sarah BrightmanThe Symphony World Tour
18 September 2009 Super JuniorSuper Show 2 Tour Attendance: 14,793[citation needed]
12 December 2009 SS501Persona tour

2010–present[edit]

Date Performer Notes
16 January 2010 Green Day21st Century Breakdown World Tour
6 February 2010 MuseThe Resistance Tour
10 May 2010 Deep PurpleRapture of the Deep tour
3 December 2010 GorillazEscape to Plastic Beach Tour
21 February 2011 Taylor SwiftSpeak Now World Tour Attendance: 12,573
The collection was US$ 1.030.633[citation needed]
4, 5, 6, 10 and 11 March 2011 Faye Wong – Faye Wong Tour
7 May 2011 Avril LavigneBlack Star Tour
13 May 2011 Justin BieberMy World Tour 26 June 2011 Yui (singer)
14 August 2011 ParamoreBrand New Eyes World Tour
6 September 2011 Linkin ParkA Thousand Suns World Tour
27 September 2011 WestlifeGravity Tour
10 January 2012 Simple Plan
15 January 2012 Girls' GenerationGirls' Generation Tour
21 February 2011 Evanescence
24 May 2011 Maroon 5Hands All Over
3 March 2012 WestlifeGreatest Hits Tour Attendance: 12,573
The collection was US$ 1.030.633[citation needed]
3 March 2012 L'Arc~en~Ciel
2, 3, 5 and 7 May 2012 Lady GagaBorn This Way Ball Attendance: 51,613
The collection was US$ 7.893.195[citation needed]
18,19,20,22,23,25,26,27,29,30 2012[chronology citation needed] Jacky Cheung – 1/2 Century World Tour
23 June 2012 Music Bank World Tour
24 June 2012 Jason Mraz – iTunes live from Hong Kong
24 July 2012 The Stone Roses
4 August 2012 Snow PatrolFallen Empires Tour
27 September 2012 Maroon 5Overexposed Tour
27 October 2012 SHINee Attendance: 10,000[citation needed]
4 November 2012 Chicago
13 November 2012 LMFAOSorry for Party Rocking Tour
28 November 2012 Jennifer LopezDance Again World Tour
8, 9 and 10 December 2012 Big BangBig Bang Alive Galaxy Tour 2012 Attendance: 30,000[citation needed]
19 January 2013 TVXQTVXQ! Live World Tour "Catch Me" in Hong Kong Attendance: 15,000[citation needed]
16 March 2013 Namie Amuro – namie amuro ASIA TOUR 2013 Attendance: 14,000[citation needed]
6 May 2013 Blur
10 and 11 May 2013 CN BlueBlue Moon World Tour Attendance: 7,000[2]
10 May 2013 David Guetta – Live in Hong Kong 2013 AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10[3]
17 and 18 May 2013 G-DragonG-Dragon 2013 1st World Tour
8 June 2013 Shinhwa2013 Shinhwa Grand Tour in Hong Kong: The Classic[4] Attendance: 11, 000
15 and 16 June 2013 Super JuniorSuper Show 5 Tour Attendance: 27,862
Revenue: US$ $3.453.826[5]
10 August 2013 T-ara – It's T-ara Time Live in Hong Kong 2013 Attendance: 8,000
11 August 2013 Air Supply – Live in Hong Kong 2013
13 August 2013 The Smashing Pumpkins – Live in Hong Kong 2013
13 August 2013 Linkin Park – Living Things World Tour 2013
18 August 2013 Infinite2013 Infinite 1st World Tour ‘ONE GREAT STEP’
22, 23, 24 and 25 August 2013 Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour
24 September 2013 The KillersBattle Born World Tour
9 and 10 November 2013 Girls' GenerationGirls' Generation World Tour Girls & Peace Attendance: 22,000[6]
22 November 2013 2013 Mnet Asian Music Awards
12 January 2014 James Blunt – James Blunt Moon Landing 2014 World Tour
13 February 2014 Avril LavigneAvril Lavigne on Tour
23 January 2014 Sarah BrightmanDreamchaser World Tour
25 January 2014 miss AFans Party AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10
20 March 2014 Macklemore and Ryan Lewis Attendance: 5,000
22 March 2014 2NE1AON: All Or Nothing World Tour Attendance: 10,000
29 and 30 March 2014 Bruno MarsThe Moonshine Jungle Tour
1 and 2 June 2014 ExoExo from Exoplanet #1: The Lost Planet in Hong Kong Attendance: 24,000
26 September 2014 Pet Shop BoysElectric Tour
8 November 2014 Super JuniorSuper Show 6 Tour Attendance: 14,759
Revenue: US$ 2.012.133[7]
3 December 2014 Mnet Asian Music Awards
14 January 2015 Avenged SevenfoldHail to the King Tour AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10
21 January 2015 Michael BubléTo Be Loved Tour AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10
31 January 2015 Lily Allen – Sheezus Tour AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10
14 February 2015 2PM -GO CRAZY Tour AsiaWorld–Arena
10 March 2015 Ed SheeranX Tour AsiaWorld-Expo Hall 10
18 March 2015 One DirectionOn the Road Again Tour This is the last performance Zayn Malik in the name of One Direction before he quitted the band.
25 March 2015 Pitbull – Pitbull Globalization - Live in Hong Kong 2015 Asia World Expo Hall 10
27 March 2015 Jason Mraz – An Acoustic Evening With Jason Mraz And Raining Jane
23 August 2015 Imagine DragonsSmoke and Mirrors Tour
4 September 2015 Maroon 5Maroon 5 World Tour 2015
23 September 2015 Robbie WilliamsLet Me Entertain You Tour

Other events[edit]

The Arena has also played host to the 10th Anniversary Celebration Gala of Phoenix Satellite Television and the Miss Chinese Cosmos Pageant, as well as sports competitions like the K-1 World Grand Prix 2007 and the 2008 Hong Kong IDSF Asian Pacific DanceSport Championships.

It will play host to Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular from 22 December 2010 to 2 January 2011.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.asiaworld-expo.com.hk/html/en/FacilityInfo/ArenaEvents.html
  2. ^ "CN Blue′s Hong Kong Concert Sells Out in Five Minutes". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. 12 March 2013. Retrieved 21 March 2013. 
  3. ^ http://www.asiaworld-expo.com.hk/html/en/EventCalendar/EventDetail_CFA87E06E9814036B1008554C0E71C0D.html
  4. ^ Kim, Ki-bum (10 June 2013). "Andy, Exciting Hong Kong Concert!". Star News. Retrieved 10 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "SUPER JUNIOR WORLD TOUR "SUPER SHOW5" in HONGKONG ended in great success!". Official Facebook Super Show 5. SM Entertainment. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  6. ^ "Girls' Generation performed 22000 fans in Hong Kong". allkpop. 10 November 2013. Retrieved 7 December 2013. 
  7. ^ "SUPER JUNIOR WORLD TOUR "SUPER SHOW6" in HONGKONG". Official Facebook Fan Club Super Show 6. SM Entertainment. 10 November 2014. Retrieved 10 November 2014. 
  8. ^ [1] Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 22°19′17″N 113°56′38″E / 22.32139°N 113.94389°E / 22.32139; 113.94389