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Arena Fyn

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Arena Fyn
Full nameSparrekassen Fyn Arena
LocationØrbækvej 350, 5220 Odense
Coordinates55°22′18″N 10°26′56″E / 55.37167°N 10.44889°E / 55.37167; 10.44889Coordinates: 55°22′18″N 10°26′56″E / 55.37167°N 10.44889°E / 55.37167; 10.44889
Capacity4,000 (sports)
5,500 (concerts)
Construction
BuiltMarch 2007 (2007-03)
OpenedOctober 6, 2007 (2007-10-06)
Construction cost90,000,000 Danish kroner
Tenants
Odense Håndbold (EHF Champions League)
Website
www.occ.dk

Arena Fyn (officially: Jyske Bank Arena) is a sports and concert arena in the southeastern part of the Danish city of Odense. It has an area of 8,500 square metres (91,000 sq ft) and can accommodate 4,000 spectators at sporting events and 5,500 at concerts, where the floor is used.[1]

Construction

The agreement about the construction of Arena Fyn was made in autumn 2005 and by March 2007 the arena was finished. The price of building was 90 million Danish kroner.

Use

The Scottish band Travis had a concert in the arena in the October 2007. It is also used for sports, including the Nordea Danish Open. The handball HC Odense (formerly Team Odense GOG) has played their home games in the arena. The Denmark Open has been held in Arena Fyn since 2007.

The sports equipment shop Stadium has sponsored the arena since June 2010.

Arena Fyn will hold the Dansk Melodi Grand Prix, on 8 March 2014, to select Denmark's entry for the Eurovision Song Contest 2014, in Copenhagen.

References

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2010-11-04. Retrieved 2010-10-01.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
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