Officially Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex is a large sports and concert complex with 184 stairs leading up Tsitsernakaberd hill which dominates over the western parts of Yerevan, near the Hrazdan River gorge.
The complex has a unique design, an outside view of the whole construction reminds the shape a big bird opening its wings. Its architectural concepts include a turning tribune of 1,008 seats, that can rapidly connect the two big halls to reveal additional seating, a concept for which the architects were awarded the USSR State Prize, the highest of its kind, in 1987.
The complex consists of the following halls:
The main arena used for sporting events and concerts with a capacity of 6,000 seats, expandable to 8,800 seats,
The concerts hall with a capacity 1,900 seats,
The sports hall with a capacity of 2,000 seats,
Hayastan conference hall,
Argishti hall for diplomatic meetings,
Large foyer used for exhibitions and other events.
The Junior Eurovision Song Contest 2011 was the ninth edition of the annual Junior Eurovision Song Contest, and took place in Yerevan, Armenia at the Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex
Junior Eurovision 2011
WCIT 2019 is an information and communications technology (ICT) event which took place from October 6 to 9, 2019 in Yerevan, Armenia
World Congress On Information Technology (WCIT) 2019
Since 2005, Digitec Expo has been the region’s largest annual technology event