The Gigantium (called Jutlander Bank Arena for sponsoring reasons), in Aalborg, Denmark, is a large, rentable faire building, which hosts a large variety of concerts, markets and exhibitions, among other things. It has a capacity of 5,000 people. For concerts, the capacity is 8,500 people.
Handball: 5.000 (5.700 in Ice Arena)
Ice hockey: 5,000
|Surface||Sports linoleum, hardwood, ice, artificial turf|
Ice arena: 2007
Public pool: 2011
|Architect||Arena: Schmidt hammer lassen|
Ice arena: Friis & Moltke
|Aalborg Håndbold (1999 - present)|
Danish Handball League (1999 - present)
AaB Ishockey (2007 - present)
Aalborg Pirates(2007 - present)
The ice hockey club AaB Ishockey also play their matches in an ice arena connected to the original Gigantium arena. AaB Ishockey is the amateur club having the license for professional ice hockey being used by Aalborg Pirates.
The building was severely damaged by a fire on 5 July 2017
Among many other events, the arena hosted Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, the Danish National Selection show for the Eurovision Song Contest in 2006, 2010, 2012, 2015 and 2018, and was a candidate host venue for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, but withdrew because of the city of Aalborg did not live up to the minimum requirements of having a minimum of 3000 hotel rooms available for fans and delegations coming to the contest.
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