Coordinates: 3°8′26″N 101°42′10″E / 3.14056°N 101.70278°E / 3.14056; 101.70278

Stadium Negara
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Exterior view of the arena (c.2006)
AddressJalan Hang Jebat
50150, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
OwnerPNB Merdeka Ventures Sdn. Bhd.
Capacity10,000
Construction
Broke ground1960
Opened19 April 1962 (1962-04-19)
Renovated
  • 1982
  • 1985
  • 2015
Construction costRM34 million
Project managerStanley Edward Jewkes
Structural engineer
  • Ng Eng Hean
  • W.J. Cumming
General contractor
  • M. D. Canavan
  • Koon Yew Yin
  • S. Nakendra

Stadium Negara is an indoor arena located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Background

Stadium Negara is located about 2 kilometers from Kuala Lumpur City Centre, next to the Stadium Merdeka and Merdeka 118 building.

The stadium, which has 10,000 permanent seats, is fully air conditioned and is capable of housing many different types of events, including sports events and concerts.[1]

Arena bowl, 2014
Arena bowl, 2014

Facilities

History

The construction of the stadium began in 1960 and it was officially opened on 10 April 1962 by the third Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Tuanku Syed Putra.[2] It was the first indoor stadium in Malaysia.[3]

The stadium was renovated thrice in 1982, 1985 and 2015.

Major events

Gallery[edit]

  • Front entrance of Stadium Negara in 2014
    Front entrance of Stadium Negara in 2014
  • View from the front of Stadium Negara in 2014
    View from the front of Stadium Negara in 2014
  • View from the back of Stadium Negara in 2014
    View from the back of Stadium Negara in 2014
  • Top view of Stadium Negara in 2014
    Top view of Stadium Negara in 2014

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stadium Negara
  2. ^ (in Malay)Kuala Lumpur Library
  3. ^ Stadium Negara
  4. ^ "Miss World 1963". 11 January 2020.
  5. ^ Bee Gees Setlist at Stadium Merdeka, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 19 July 2017. Retrieved 28 February 2018.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  7. ^ "26 November 1990 - Eric Clapton & His Band".
  8. ^ Tour Dates - 03 March 1991 – Stadium Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Archived 24 June 2013 at archive.today
  9. ^ Classic Tour Diary Joe Elliott Kuala Lumpur 1996.
  10. ^ Sarah Brightman Tour dates 2004 - Sarah Brightman Tour Dates 2008-9
  11. ^ Saturday July 1, 2006, Rock with INXS at Stadium Negara
  12. ^ Kanye West at Stadium Negara, Past event
  13. ^ Jason Mraz at Stadium Negara, Wednesday 4 March 2009
  14. ^ ‘The Cranberries’ live in Malaysia, April 4th 2012[permanent dead link]
  15. ^ Win Tickets to Wonder Girls Wonder World Tour in Malaysia 2012!!! Archived 2013-06-24 at archive.today
  16. ^ Jonas Brothers wow the teen crowd in Stadium Negara, By KEVIN TAN, The Star online.
  17. ^ Paramore puts on a 'Monster' show in KL. Archived 2013-06-17 at the Wayback Machine
  18. ^ Lee, KyungNam (26 March 2013). "CN Blue Sells Out Concerts and Adds Extra Shows to Tour". enewsWorld. CJ E&M. Retrieved 26 March 2013.

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