Gigantinho

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Gigantinho
Gigantinho
Gigantinho.jpg
Full name Ginásio Gigantinho
Location Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Owner Sport Club Internacional
Capacity 14,586
Opened November 4, 1973

The Gigantinho ("Little Giant" in Portuguese) is a sports arena in Porto Alegre, Brazil.

The sixth largest arena in the country, it was opened on 4 November 1973. It is located in the riverside Beira-Rio complex of Sport Club Internacional, next to the "Gigante" ("Giant") stadium. Covering 7,200 square meters, the arena includes an indoor football pitch. The capacity of the gym is 12,864 people for games and 14,586 for concerts. Eleven cabins are set aside for the press. There are thirteen bathrooms (six women, six men and one for the disabled), six changing rooms, and eleven bars. The gym houses the Foundation for Education and Culture of SCI (FECI), where the library is located.

The Gigantinho has hosted numerous events and concerts, as well as the World Social Forum and the World Forum on Education.

Concerts[edit]

Many concerts have been held at the arena during recent years, including:

Artist Date Tour
Genesis May 10&11, 1977 Wind & Wuthering Tour
Van Halen January 28&29/Feb. 01, 1983 Hide Your Sheep Tour
Bob Dylan August 14, 1991 Never Ending Tour 1991
Roxette May 6, 1992 Join the Joyride! World Tour
Red Hot Chili Peppers October 14, 2002 By the Way World Tour
RBD October 3,4, 2006 Tour Generación RBD
RBD April 27,2007 Tour Celestial
Iron Maiden March 5, 2008 Somewhere Back in Time World Tour
Green Day October 13, 2010 21st Century Breakdown World Tour
Jonas Brothers November 10, 2010 Jonas Brothers Live in Concert World Tour 2010
KISS November 14, 2012 Monster Tour

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Coordinates: 30°3′52″S 51°14′3″W / 30.06444°S 51.23417°W / -30.06444; -51.23417