Saku Suurhall

Saku Suurhall is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the Haabersti subdistrict of the Estonian capital, Tallinn. Opened in November 2001, it is the largest multi-purpose hall in the country and holds up to 10,000 people. It is named after the Estonian brewery and soft drink company Saku.

Saku Suurhall
Saku Suurhall Arena
Saku Suurhall (cropped).jpg
Saku Suurhall in May 2017
LocationHaabersti, Tallinn, Estonia
Coordinates59°25′34″N 24°38′51″E / 59.42611°N 24.64750°E / 59.42611; 24.64750Coordinates: 59°25′34″N 24°38′51″E / 59.42611°N 24.64750°E / 59.42611; 24.64750
OwnerOü Best Idea
OperatorOÜ Best Idea
CapacityConcerts: 10,500
Basketball: 7,200
SurfaceVersatile
Construction
OpenedNovember 2001
ArchitectEsa Viitanen (Pro Ark OY)
Andres Kariste (North Project AS)
Tenants
BC Kalev/Cramo (KML) (2001–present)

It generally hosts basketball games, as well as sport competitions, trade fairs, corporate events and concerts.

HistoryEdit

 
A view of Haabersti in 2012. The center of the photo is Saku Suurhall and Rocca al Mare Shopping Centre.

The Saku Suurhall opened in November 2001. Since 2002, the Saku Suurhall is a member of the European Arenas Association (EAA).

A total of 13,220 m² spread over four floors. Every year around 300 events take place in the hall, of which about 70 are major events. It accommodates up to 10,000 spectators, of which 7,200 are seated. The first event in the hall was the Irish dance show Lord of the Dance.[1]

Past eventsEdit

MusicEdit

SportsEdit

ConcertsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "FAKTE HALLIST - Saku Suurhall l Heade elamuste kodu!". www.sakusuurhall.ee (in Estonian). Archived from the original on 1 March 2020. Retrieved 1 March 2020.
  2. ^ "History – Tallinn International Horse Show". Retrieved 2 February 2021.

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Preceded by Eurovision Song Contest
Venue

2002
Succeeded by