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Djurgården - IFK Norrköping

27 September  Tele2 Arena

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AIK-Mjällby AIF

28 September  Friends Arena

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Hammarby-Djurgården 

4 October  Tele2 Arena

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Sweden-France - Copy

8 October  Friends Arena

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Hammarby-Mjällby AIF

18 October  Tele2 Arena

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AIK-IFK Göteborg

18 October  Friends Arena

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Djurgården - Malmö FF

19 October  Tele2 Arena

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Djurgården - IK Sirius FK

25 October  Tele2 Arena

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Hammarby-BK Häcken

1 November  Tele2 Arena

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AIK-Varbergs BoIS FC

2 November  Friends Arena

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Djurgården - AIK

8 November  Tele2 Arena

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Sweden-Portugal - Copy

14 November  Friends Arena

Music/Show

Ozzy Osbourne

5 December  Friends Arena

Music/Show

The 1975 - Postponed 

15 February  Annexet

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Sweden International Horse Show - Postponed

18 - 21 February  Friends Arena

Music/Show

Cirque Du Soleil Corteo - All shows postponed until 2021!

25 - 28 February  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Harry Styles + King Princess - Postponed

1 March  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Seven Worlds One Planet (BBC) - postponed until 2021!

7 March  Ericsson Globe

Sports

ISU World Figure Skating Championships

22 - 28 March  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Hammerfall - Canceled

28 March  Annexet

Music/Show

Hans Zimmer Live

1 April  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Santana - Postponed

3 April  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Bryan Adams - Postponed

22 April  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Suede - Postponed

27 April  Annexet

Music/Show

Brockhampton - postponed

1 May  Annexet

Music/Show

Den lilla sjöjungfrun-Postponed

2 May  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Postponed

4 May  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Jeff Dunham - Framflyttad

5 May  Hovet

Music/Show

Green Day - Postponed

2 June  Tele2 Arena

Music/Show

Trevor Noah - Postponed to 2021

4 June  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Gabriel Iglesias – Beyond the Fluffy World Tour 2020 - Postponed until 2021

9 June  Hovet

Music/Show

Sparks

12 June  Annexet

Music/Show

Céline Dion - Postponed

13 June  Friends Arena

Music/Show

Alicia Keys - Postponed

15 June  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Pet Shop Boys - Framflyttad

16 June  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

KISS - Postponed

19 June  Tele2 Arena

Music/Show

Elton John - Framflyttad

17 - 18 September  Tele2 Arena

Music/Show

Deep Purple - Framflyttad

25 September  Hovet

Music/Show

The Weeknd - POSTPONED

4 October  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Al Pitcher - Postponed

23 October  Hovet

Music/Show

Crossroads - Symphonic Rock In Concert - Postponed

23 October  Ericsson Globe

Music/Show

Heilung

4 November  Annexet

Music/Show

Isaac and The Soul Company - Postponed

4 June  Ericsson Globe

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One of Sweden's most traditional arenas was inaugurated as early as 1955 as an open arena. The roof was added in 1963 and today it is a multi-arena which, in addition to many hockey games, is also popular for concerts as well as other events.

 

Facts

 

Inaugurated: November 4, 1955
Architects: Paul Hedqvist (responsible architect), David Jawerth (roof designer)

...DN announced a competition to find a name for the arena? Among many suggestions were "The refrigerator" and "Finally" (from someone who was tired of waiting for a hockey arena).

The arena was eventually named Johanneshovs isstadion and in 1989 it was officially renamed Hovet (the nickname for Johanneshovs isstadion)

 

 

Audience capacity sport: ca 8 100

 

Audience capacity concert: ca 9000

Wow-moments

 

Sweden-Norway, 1955

The first hockey game was played at the inauguration - an international game that Sweden won with 7-2. The World Cup tournament at the same venue 8 years later became a great sporting and financial success that contributed to the interest in hockey exploding in Sweden.

ABBA, 1979

One of the world's most successful and beloved pop groups of all time got the whole Hovet dancing. It was ABBA's last arena gig in Sweden and "… ovations and applause after almost every song.",as it says in a newspaper review from then.

European Championship in boxing, 1957

Hovet has been used for other sports than hockey. Look closely at the picture and you see the boxing ring where Ingemar "Ingo" Johansson himself defended his title by a knockout in the fifth round against Henry Cooper.

The Beatles, 1964

"Twist and shout", "I want to hold your hand", "Can´t buy me love", "A hard day´s night". For 8 kr, the Swedish audience could experience these classics when The Beatles performed with 4 concerts during two summer evenings.

Lauryn Hill, 2019

The late 90's most influential album "The miseducation of Lauryn Hill" celebrated 20 years and one of the biggest R&B/hip hop stars of our time chose to celebrate at Hovet. A crowded arena witnessed her still unfailing flow between rap and great soul.

 

Stevie Wonder

We wish those days could come back once more - the two times the living legend was on the stage of Hovet. The first time was on his 31st birthday in 1981, followed by a long-awaited return in 1989.