AsiaWorld–Arena

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AsiaWorld–Arena
"亞洲國際博覽館 Arena"
"Hall 1"
Interior of the AsiaWorld-Arena, 2010
AddressLevel 1, AsiaWorld-Expo
Chek Lap Kok, Lantau Island
Hong Kong
LocationAsiaWorld–Expo
Coordinates22°19′17″N 113°56′38″E / 22.32139°N 113.94389°E / 22.32139; 113.94389Coordinates: 22°19′17″N 113°56′38″E / 22.32139°N 113.94389°E / 22.32139; 113.94389
OwnerHong Kong SAR Government
OperatorAsiaWorld-Expo Management Limited
Capacity14,000 (seated)
16,000 (with standing)
Construction
Built2004–05
Opened21 December 2005
Website
Venue Info
AsiaWorld–Arena
Traditional Chinese亞洲國際博覽館 Arena
Simplified Chinese亚洲国际博览馆 Arena

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]

Entertainment[edit]

K-1 World Grand Prix at AsiaWorld–Arena.

AsiaWorld–Arena has been the busiest indoor venue in Hong Kong since its opening on 21 December 2005; with many local, regional and international artists having performed here spanning a wide range of musical genres.

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 played host to Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular from 22 December 2010 to 2 January 2011.[2]

Miss International Organization confirms that Hong Kong will be the host country of Miss International 2017.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Concerts & Special Events". AsiaWorld-Expo. Retrieved 24 September 2016.
  2. ^ Walking with Dinosaurs – The Arena Spectacular

External links[edit]

Media related to AsiaWorld-Arena at Wikimedia Commons