Singapore Indoor Stadium

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Singapore Indoor Stadium
Singapore Indoor Stadium, Dec 05.JPG
Location Kallang, Singapore
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
Architect Kenzo Tange
Capacity 12,000
Tenants
Singapore Sports Council
Singapore Slingers
2009 Asian Youth Games

Singapore Indoor Stadium (Chinese: 新加坡室内体育馆, Pinyin: Xīnjīapō shìnèi tǐyùguǎn; Malay: Stadium Tertutup Singapura) is an indoor sports arena, located in Kallang, Singapore.

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 June 2014. Opened in 2010, Stadium MRT station enables visitors to commute to the stadium via train service.

History[edit]

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.[1]

On 31 December 1989, Singapore Indoor Stadium was officially inaugurated by the 1st Prime Minister of Singapore, Lee Kuan Yew.[1]

Capacity[edit]

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.[1]

Stadium Waterfront[edit]

Behind the indoor stadium, there is a waterfront section known as Stadium Waterfront, which has retail shops and restaurants. These offer alfresco dining, along with occasional street markets.[1]

Usage[edit]

Major concerts and shows[edit]

The stadium has hosted major concerts and shows by many famous artists and bands, spanning many different genres.[2]

Year Date Artist
1995 27-28 February Janet Jackson - janet. World Tour[3]
10 October Take That - Nobody Else Tour
2008 25 November Kylie Minogue - KylieX2008 World Tour
2009 23 March Coldplay - Viva La Vida Tour
2010 3 February Muse - The Resistance Tour
2011 29–30 January Super Junior - Super Show 3
7 February Janet Jackson - Number Ones: Up Close and Personal Tour[4]
9 February Taylor Swift - Speak Now World Tour
15 February Iron Maiden - The Final Frontier World Tour[5]
23 February Eagles - Long Road Out of Eden Tour
19 April Justin Bieber - My World Tour
9 May Avril Lavigne - The Black Star Tour
14 May Show Luo - Dance Without Limits' Encore World Live Tour
29 June Kylie Minogue - Aphrodite World Tour
1 August The Cranberries
11 August James Blunt
21 August Paramore
26–30 August Jacky Cheung - Jacky Cheung 1/2 Century World Tour
10 September Shinee - Shinee WORLD
3 October Westlife - Gravity Tour
19 November 2PM - Hands Up Asia Tour
29 November Mnet Asian Music Awards
4 December TVXQ - TVXQ Asia Fan Party
9–10 December Girls' Generation - 2nd Asia Tour: Girls' Generation
2012 18–19 February Super Junior - Super Show 4 Tour[6]
20 March Jessie J - Heartbeat Tour
28 April L'Arc-en-Ciel - 20th L'Anniversary World Tour 2012
28, 29 & 31 May Lady Gaga - Born This Way Ball Tour
5–6 May Russell Peters - "Notorious World Tour"
28–29 September Big Bang - Big Bang Alive Galaxy Tour 2012
1 December 2NE1 - "2NE1 New Evolution World Tour 2012"[7]
8 December Shinee - Shinee WORLD II[2]
15 December The Jacksons - Unity Tour[2]
2013 17 January Swedish House Mafia - One Last Tour[2]
1 March Show Luo - "Over The Limit"[2]
29 March The Script[2]
13 April CNBLUE - Blue Moon World Tour[2]
26 April Namie Amuro - "20th Anniversary Asian Tour"[2]
6 June Jay Chou - Opus Jay Chou World Tour[2]
15 June Mayday - [Nowhere] World Tour[2]
29–30 June G-Dragon - G-Dragon 2013 1st World Tour[2]
6 July Super Junior - Super Show 5 Tour[2]
5 October Infinite - 1st World Tour[2]
12 October Girls' Generation - World Tour "Girls & Peace"[8]
26 October S.H.E - 2GETHER 4EVER WORLD TOUR[2]
9 November JJ Lin - Timeline Tour[2]
2014 15 February Avril Lavigne – Live In Singapore 2014[9]
4 March Eric Clapton Live In Singapore[9]
26 March Bruno Mars - The Moonshine Jungle Tour[9]
14 April Lionel Richie - All The Hits, All Night Long[2]
16 April André Rieu - André Rieu & His Johann Strauss Orchestra[10]
3 May Show Luo - Over the Limit: Dance Soul Returns World Live Tour[2]
10 May CNBLUE - Can't Stop in Singapore[2]
7 June Sam Hui - What A Wonderful World[11]
9 & 12 June Taylor Swift - Red Tour[12]
21 June Jonathan Lee - Jonathan Lee Singapore Concert 2014[13]
28 June 2NE1 - AON: All Or Nothing World Tour[9]
29 June, 6 & 13 July Jessica Mauboy - To the End of the Earth Tour
23 August EXO - Exo from Exoplanet: The Lost Planet
30 August SodaGreen
20 September Liu Jia Chang

Sports[edit]

Year Date Events
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
2014 8-13 April OUE Singapore Open 2014
17 - 26 October WTA Tour Championships

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 1°18′2.5″N 103°52′27.2″E / 1.300694°N 103.874222°E / 1.300694; 103.874222

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