Belgrade Fair – Hall 1

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The Belgrade Fair – Hall 1, is Belgrade Fair's largest exhibition space. The hall opened to the public in 1957. It was the world's largest dome between 1957 and 1965 and is Europe's largest dome.

Construction

The Hall 1 is constructed between 1954 and 1957 by Branko Žeželj and Milorad Pantovi?. It is located on new Belgarde Fair ground on the right bank of Sava River. It is circular in shape, covered by a dome spanning 109 m, which is the largest dome in the world constructed by prestressed concrete.

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Caption from Bar-Belgrade railway.

The maximum ceiling height at the hall is 30.78 m. The hall has been constructed in levels: basement, arena, ground floor, 1st gallery, 2nd gallery and the connecting part toward the West Wing. All levels of the hall are used as exhibiting space, other than the basement, where offices, the hall warehouse and auxiliary facilities are located.

All external exhibiting space walls are made of glass from the floor level to the dome.

The hall total area is 21,280 sq. m., of which the exhibiting space 15,030 sq. m.

Concerts

  • April 24, 1983 - Bijelo Dugme (Uspavanka za Radmilu M. Tour)
  • January 26, 1984 - Eric Clapton (Money and Cigarettes Tour)
  • July 21, 1990 - Alice Cooper (Trash Tour)
  • February 5, 1991 - Iggy Pop (Brick by Brick Tour)
  • April 30, 1994 - R'n'R Zauvek (Daltoni, Dejan Cuki?, YU grupa, Generacija 5, Radomir Mihajlovi? To?ak, Opera, Bjesovi, Galija, EKV, Partibrejkers, Elektri?ni Orgazam, Van Gogh, Leb i Sol, Kerber, Zabranjeno Pušenje, Riblja ?orba, Toni Montano, Rambo Amadeus, Babe) 30 years of Rock'n'Roll in Yugoslavia
  • June 4, 1997 - KISS (Alive/Worldwide Tour - "Once Wasn't Enough" European Leg)
  • December 31, 2000 - Riblja ?orba
  • October 12, 2002 - Aca Lukas ("Može i bez Pinka")
  • December 7, 2003 - Deep Purple (Bananas Tour)
  • January 21, 2005 - R.E.M. (Around the Sun Tour)
  • May 29, 2005 - Vybe Festival (Faithless, Thievery Corporation, Darkwood Dub, E-Play, Vrooom, Jon DaSilva, X-Press 2, GusGus, DJ Marko Nasti?, DJ Dejan Mili?evi?)
  • June 21, 2005 - Jamiroquai (Dynamite Tour)
  • February 27, 2006 - Deep Purple (Rapture of the Deep tour)
  • October 17, 2006 - Duran Duran
  • March 17, 2007 - Iron Maiden (A Matter of Life and Death Tour)

See also

  • Belgrade Fair
  • List of world's largest domes
  • List of buildings in Belgrade

References

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