The Scandinavium arena was opened in 1971 in conjunction with the Gothenburg 350 anniversary. Since then it has hosted world class entertainment in sport as well as concerts, musicals and operas. The arena has space for 14,000 people and is sometimes called “Kålleseum” by Gothenburgers.
From the Rolling Stones to the Frölunda Indians
Scandinavium is an indoor arena, centrally located in the West Sweden port city of Gothenburg, where top-class concerts are alternated with sports events and trade fairs. The arena has welcomed the World Cup in ice hockey and skating, the European Championship in horse jumping, the Eurovision song contest and concerts by the Rolling Stones, Iron Maiden, Whitney Houston, Elton John and many more. The Scandinavium arena is also home to the Gothenburg ice hockey team, Frölunda Indians.