The world’s largest spherical building and the arena that has hosted all major events for over 30 years. A symbol both for Stockholm and Sweden.
Inaugurated: February 19, 1989
Architects: Berg Arkitektkontor AB
... it took record-breaking 2,5 years to put together the arena?
Audience capacity concert: 16 000+
Audience capacity sport: 13 850
In 2010, SkyView was inaugurated - the world-class attraction that takes you to the top of Avicii Arena
National arena for the Swedish national hockey team
The hard rock giants broke the audience record - for the third time. Just two days after Metallica took back the audience record, the band broke their own record when 17,303 fans came to the second gig of their "Worldwired tour".
Tre Kronor, World Cup 2013
Hockey history was written when the gold heroes lifted the trophy in front of a home crowd in euphoria - as the first country to win the World Cup on home ground since 1986.
Nelson Mandela, 1990
Ericsson Globe had existed for around a year when one of the greatest freedom fighters in history gave a speech in the arena. Nelson Mandela had been a free man for a month and Sweden became the first country outside Africa he visited.
A superstar, a legend, an icon. Whitney Houston has brought joy to millions of fans around the world - not least during the two packed concerts in Avicii Arena in 1999 and 2009.
Mia Skäringer, 2019
She can be proud of the largest number of sold shows for one touring production in the arena. With the performance "Avig Maria - No More Fucks To Give", Mia Skäringer sold out Avicii Arena 6 (!) times.
"Bengan Boys", European Cup 2002
Germany led with 26-25 with 103 seconds left in the European Championship final in handball. Sweden turned and received the noble gold medal during ovation-like tributes for the third time in a row.