Minsk-Arena is the largest full-time arena used by a Kontinental Hockey League team.
Minsk-Arena is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the city of Minsk, Belarus. The Minsk-Arena Complex is unique in its compound and functionality throughout Europe. It is the home ground of the Hockey Club Dinamo-Minsk (an ice hockey team based in Minsk) and includes a multi-sports and entertainment arena for 15,000 spectators. Although the stadium is primarily used for ice hockey, it also conducts speedskating, trackscycling and for bandy. Built in between 2006-09, the arena opened its door for spectators on 30th January 2010.
Three KHL regular-season games were scheduled in January played by Dinamo Minsk against Metallurg Magnitogorsk on 14th January, Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg on 16th January and Traktor Ice Hockey Club on 18th January.
It hosted the eSports Starladder i-League Season 13 gaming tournament in January 2016. Games such as "Dota 2" and "Counter-Strike: Global Offensive" were played here.
On 9th and 10th January 2016, the European Speed Skating Championship's events were held here.
The official opening of the stadium took place on 30th January 2010 with the second Kontinental Hockey League All-Star Game.
As part of a celebration, 600 episodes of "A State of Trance", famous Dutch DJ Armin Van Buuren were performed at the facility on 7th March 2013.
Jennifer Lopez performed at the stadium on 25th September 2012 during her "Dance Again World Tour".
The stadium saw Depeche Mode performances on 29th July 2013 and 28th February 2014 as part of their "Delta Machine Tour".
The first match in the arena was played on 14th January 2010 between Dinamo Minsk and Metallurg Magnitogorsk.
The French singer Mylène Farmer performed at the arena on 27th October 2013.
It was one of the two major venues for the 2014 IIHF (International Ice Hockey Federation) World Championship.
It was also the place for the Junior Eurovision Song Contest which was held on 20th November 2010.
There is a possibility that the 2018 Bandy World Championship will be played in Minsk-Arena.