Fjällräven Center

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Fjällräven Center
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Former names Swedbank Arena (2006–09)
Location Örnsköldsvik, Sweden
Coordinates 63°17′02″N 18°43′30″E / 63.28389°N 18.72500°E / 63.28389; 18.72500Coordinates: 63°17′02″N 18°43′30″E / 63.28389°N 18.72500°E / 63.28389; 18.72500
Owner Evenemangsarenan i Örnsköldsvik AB
Capacity Ice hockey: 7,350
Concerts: 9,800
Broke ground 14 September 2004
Opened 26 August 2006
Modo Hockey (Hockeyallsvenskan) (2006–present)

Fjällräven Center (formerly Swedbank Arena) is an indoor sporting arena located in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden. The capacity of the arena is 7,350 for ice hockey games and 9,800 for concerts, and the arena was opened on 26 August 2006.


Ground was broken for the arena on 14 September 2004. The arena is located in downtown Örnsköldsvik, by the harbor, and is surrounded by water on three sides. It contains three spectator levels: one suite level, and two general seating levels. Other features include a restaurant and six bars. The atrium features a light display called Active Light Field, which makes the atrium change colors.

In November 2009, it was announced that Fjällräven acquired the naming rights, and from January 1, 2010 the arena is called Fjällräven Center.[1]


It replaced the older Kempehallen as the home arena of the Modo Hockey ice hockey team. The third Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen 2007 was hosted at the arena, as well as the first Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen 2010 and the fourth Semi-Final of Melodifestivalen 2014. The arena was also one of the candidates to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2016. Other notable music acts include Takida, Tomas Ledin, Alice Cooper, Thin Lizzy, Michael W. Smith and Kent. It also hosted the 2008 European Curling Championships. The arena will host the 2019 IIHF World U18 Championships.



  1. ^ Patrick Edlund (25 November 2009). "Fjällräven Center - ny lya för MODO Hockey" (in Swedish). Modo HK. Retrieved 4 September 2010. 

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