Inaugurated in 1998, Stade de France has, over the years, been able to offer to its spectators unprecedented events of artists who are popular in France and around the world.
Whether you're a fan of punk, métal, rock’n roll or indie rock, there's bound to be one of your favourite rock bands playing in the capital for a new album release or a career anniversary.
Stade de France has one of the biggest stages in Europe; its capacity in concert mode is close to 100,000 places. Imagine 100,000 people buzzing in front of the same show. Thus, Stade de France is the place where the great classics are performed again: Verdi's Requiem in 2002; Carmen in 2003; Turandot in 2005; Nabucco in 2008; and of course, Aida in 2002 and 2010.
For Halloween, Stade de France is thinking on a grand scale by proposing 90-minute tours of the stadium filled with fright and fun, but not recommended for children under the age of five.
Since its creation, Stade de France has welcomed the greatest stars of French pop. Stade de France is not only a mythical arena for sporting competitions, it is also a place for live performances.
The Areva meeting, named after its main sponsor, is the eighth stage of the fourteen meetings that mark the Diamond League circuit. This competition is organised by the IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) and combines 17 disciplines for as many trophies.
The Andros trophy, very well-known in the world of car racing, is a championship that takes place every year in France and brings together exceptional drivers (former F1, grand touring and rally drivers) for incomparable racing.