Ethias Arena

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Ethias Arena
Location Hasselt, Belgium
Capacity 21,600 max
Opened 2004
Construction cost  ? million
Gaz de France Stars (Tennis) (2004-2006)

The Ethias Arena is the largest multipurpose arena in Hasselt, Belgium used for music concerts, sports (tennis, indoor cycling, jumping, etc.) and other large events. The arena opened in 2004 and holds up to 21,600 people.

The Ethias Arena is a part of the Grenslandhallen and has a surface of 13,600 square meters (44,619 square feet).

In 2005 the Junior Eurovision Song Contest took place in the Ethias Arena.

At the end of 2005, "Plopsa Indoor Hasselt (nl)", an indoor attraction park for children, opened next to the Grenslandhallen/Ethias Arena and is unique in Belgium.

In 2015 & 2016, it hosted the European Championship in darts, a Professional Darts Corporation event.

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Coordinates: 50°56′04″N 5°21′48″E / 50.93431°N 5.36322°E / 50.93431; 5.36322