Arena Riga

Arena Riga

Arena Riga (Arēna Rīga) is an indoor arena in Riga, Latvia. It is primarily used for ice hockey, basketball and concerts. Riga Arena holds max. 12,500 people and was completed in 2006. It was built to be used as one of the venues for the 2006 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, the other being Skonto Arena.

Many big name international artists have performed at this venue, including: Rihanna, Pink, Kylie Minogue, Backstreet Boys, Bjork, Seal, Avril Lavigne, Lenny Kravitz, Linkin Park, Muse, Sting and more.

Starting in 2008, it will be home to the Kontinental Hockey League club Dinamo Riga.

In June 2008 Arena Riga was host to Sensation White 2008 Latvia which was attended by 15,400 people having performances by great Dj's all over the world with names like DJ Tiesto, Eric Prydz, David Guetta, Lavin Hirani and Paul Vank Dyk.

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