Sport and Concert Complex after Karen Demirchyan

Working Days and Hours: from Monday to Friday: 09:00 - 18:00

 

 

 

 

 

Description:
Officially Karen Demirchyan Sports and Concerts Complex  is a large sports and concert complex located on Tsitsernakaberd hill which dominates over the western parts of Yerevan, near the Hrazdan River gorge. The complex consists of two big halls; the concert hall and the sports hall, in addition to the Hayastan conferences hall designated for political summits with a huge space which gives the facility to organize fairs and exhibitions.
The complex was opened in 1983 but forced to close within a year and a half after a fire in 1985. A renovation process took place until the end of 1987 when it was ready again to host concerts and sport events. The complex was designed by a group of Armenian architects: A. Tarkhanian, S. Khachikyan, G. Pogosyan and G. Mushegyan. The construction process was supervised by engineers: Hamlet Badalyan (chief engineer) and I. Tsaturian, A. Azizian and M. Aharonian.
In 1990 Ian Gillan’s band has played concerts there. 32nd Chess Olympiad also took place at Demirchyan complex.
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 seating 1200, which can rapidly
Nowadays, the sports hall is mostly used for figure skating shows and events all around the year. It was also the home of World Youth Boxing Championship in May 2009.

Contacts:
Head: Harutyun Muradyan, General Director
Tel: +37410-390001, +37460-502050, +37460-503040
Fax: +37410-399515
Website: www.scc.am
Address: Yerevan, Tsitsernakaberd park