The Coca Cola Dome
The Coca-Cola Dome is an event venue located in the north of Johannesburg, South Africa. The seating capacity is 18 000. The Dome opened in 1997.
The previous sponsor of The Dome was MTN (a South African cellular network) and the venue was named MTN Sundome. It is owned by Sasol Pension Fund and currently managed by Thebe Exhibitions (until 2014).
The Dome is situated adjacent to Northgate Shopping Centre on the corner of Olievenhout Avenue and Northumberland Road, in the suburb North Riding, a short distance west of the N1/Western Bypass highway.
The venue is 45 km from OR Tambo International Airport, 16 km from Lanseria Airport and 20 km from the Sandton business centre.
The Dome has been host to a variety of events such as trade and consumer exhibitions, concerts featuring local and international stars, corporate banquets, international conventions, and indoor sporting events.
On 7 July 2007 the South African Live Earth concert was held at the dome. On February 14, 2008, Canadian superstar Celine Dion kicked off her Taking Chances Tour at the Dome. In 2004 the professional wrestling promotion Africa Wrestling Alliance aired weekly television episodes from the dome which were taped for eTV, known as AWA on E Slam Series. The dome was also used for WWE’s house shows, which took place in September 2007
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