Singapore Indoor Stadium
|Singapore Indoor Stadium|
|Broke ground||1 January 1985|
|Built||1 March 1987|
|Opened||31 December 1989|
|Renovated||1 July 1988|
|Expanded||1 February 1988|
|Owner||Singapore Sports Council|
|Operator||Singapore Sports Council|
|Construction cost||S$ 90 million|
|Singapore Sports Council
2009 Asian Youth Games
The stadium is within walking distance of the former Singapore National Stadium, the upcoming Singapore Sports Hub and the New Singapore National Stadium opening in April 2014. Opened in 2010, Stadium MRT station enabled visitors to commute to the stadium via train service.
Construction began on 1 January 1985, and it was built at a cost of S$ 90 million. The arena was designed by Japanese architect Kenzo Tange, and it has a cone shaped roof and a pillarless arena. It was completed on 1 March 1987 and officially opened to public on 1 July 1988.
Due to its flexible stage configuration, the capacity of the stadium varies from 7,306–7,968 during concerts to 8,126–10,786 during sporting events. Its full capacity is around 12,000.
Major concerts and shows
The stadium has hosted major concerts and shows by many famous artists and bands, spanning many different genres.
|2006–2008||N/A||National Basketball League|
|2007||28 July||SmackDown! SummerSlam Tour|
|2008||30 November||Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters vs San Miguel Beermen (Philippine Basketball Association)|
|2009–current||N/A||Asean Basketball League|
|2009||29 June||2009 Asian Youth Games Opening Ceremony|
|2010||15–19 August||2010 Summer Youth Olympics badminton matches|
Notes and references
- "Singapore Indoor Stadium". Infopedia. Retrieved 2 September 2013.
- "Events at Singapore Indoor Stadium". eventfinda. Retrieved 2013-05-29.
- "Super Junior to hold extra show for 'SUPER SHOW 4' in Singapore next month" Asiae. 11 January 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-21
- "2NE1 confirms Singapore stop for ‘New Evolution’ global tour". allkpop. 29 September 2012. Retrieved 1 December 2012.
- "Girls’ Generation to rock Singapore on October 12". xinmsn. 15 August 2013. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
- "Upcoming Events". Singapore Sports Hub. Retrieved 10 December 2013.
- Hadi, Eddino Abdul (13 February 2014). "Taylor Swift to perform at Singapore Indoor Stadium at June 12". The Straits Times. Retrieved 14 February 2014.