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Costa Rica's National Stadium

The new National Stadium by the numbers
35.000 for sports events and 50.000 for concerts is the capacity - 8.5 is the magnitude on the Richter scale the stadium can withstand
500 high intensity lights illuminate the playing field-  137 digital cameras will keep an eye on the stadium - 300 is the capacity of the stadium hotel - 250 spaces for wheel chairs and 1.500 sears for the disabled - 22 months of construction  - 83.000 cubic metres of concrete - 500 onsite parking spaces

The stadium was built by the government of China and donated to the people of Costa Rica. It is being inaugurated on March 26 that will focus a friendly soccer game between Costa Rica's national team and that of China. Other activities will include a boxing match, a friendly with Argentina, a dance night, an international concert with special invited guest Gilberto Santarosa and conclude with the Colombian artist and bombshell, Shakira. For more more details
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Photos courtesy of Coleman Heckart [email protected]



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