Wiener Stadthalle

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Wiener Stadthalle
Wiener Stadthalle
Location Vienna, Austria
Coordinates 48°12′07″N 16°19′58″E / 48.20194°N 16.33278°E / 48.20194; 16.33278Coordinates: 48°12′07″N 16°19′58″E / 48.20194°N 16.33278°E / 48.20194; 16.33278
Capacity 16,000
Construction
Built between 1953 and 1958
Expanded 1974 with a public swimming pool
Architect Roland Rainer

Wiener Stadthalle is an indoor arena, located in the 15th district of Vienna, Austria. It was designed by Austrian architect Roland Rainer and built from 1953 to 1958. The arena has an overall seating capacity of approximately 16,000 people.

The arena comprises 6 halls: A and B (gymnasiums), C (ice arena), D (main hall, mostly for concerts e.g. Metallica ), E (for smaller events e.g. Die Stehaufmandln ) & F (for more intimate concerts e.g. Women's World Award). In 1974, the additional Stadthallenbad, a public swimming pool, was built.

The arena hosts an annual tennis tournament, called Erste Bank Open and the show Holiday on Ice.

On August 6, 2014 the Stadthalle was chosen to be the host venue for the Eurovision Song Contest 2015, following the victory of Conchita Wurst in the 2014 Final in Copenhagen.[1] The Arena will host the event with the semifinals to be held on the 19 May and 21 May and the final on the night of 23 May 2015.[2]

Past concerts[edit]

Many famous shows and artists played at the Wiener Stadthalle, spanning many genres of music.

Upcoming concerts[edit]

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Preceded by
Palac Lodowy
Belgrade
European Indoor Championships in Athletics
Venue

1970
Succeeded by
Festiwalna
Sofia
Preceded by
Håkons Hall
Lillehammer
European Men's Handball Championship
Final Venue

2010
Succeeded by
Belgrade Arena
Belgrade
Preceded by
B&W Hallerne
Copenhagen
Eurovision Song Contest
Venue

2015
Succeeded by
TBD