Main events


Main events:

The biggest sports events
  • • 1956 — Summer Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR of 1956.
    1957 Ice Hockey World Championship of 1957
    1957 Opening of VI World Festival of Youth and Students.
    1959 II Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR.
    1960 World Championship in ice motorcycle racing.

  • 1961 World Championship in modern pentathlon.
    1962 World Championship in ice-skating (men).
    1963 III Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR.
    1967 IV Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR.
    1971 V Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR.
    1973 Summer Student Games of 1973.
  • 1974 World Championship in modern pentathlon.
    1975 VI Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR.
    1979 VII Spartakiada Games of Peoples of USSR.
    1980 Summer Olympic Games of 1980, including ceremonies of opening and closing.
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  • 1984 World Championship in ice motorcycle racing.
    1984 International completion “Friendship”.
    1985 Opening of XII World Festival of Youth and Students
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  • 1986 Goodwill Games of 1986.
    1997 Match Russia – national team of FIFA in the honor of 100th anniversary of Russian football.
    1998 Opening and competitions of the first World youth games.
    1999 Final of UEFA Cup: Olympic (France) Parma (Italy).
    2008 Final of UEFA Champions League of 20072008 Chelsea Manchester United
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  • 2012 WWE SuperRaw show World Wrestling Federation
  • 2013 Rugby World Cup Sevens 2013

The biggest concerts and entertainment events

  • 1987 Festival of Soviet Indian friendship.
    In 1989 the stadium witnessed Moscow Music Peace Festival, in which bands like «Bon Jovi», Scorpions, Ozzy Osbourne, Skid Row, Mötley Crüe, Cinderella and Gorky Park participated.
    On June 24, 1990 concert of Viktor Tsoy and Kino band, which became the last one for V.Tsoy took place. It was the fourth and the last time when Olympic fire was lightened at the stadium
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  • Concert in the memory of Viktor Tsoy took place on June 20, 1992. DDT, AlisA, Nautilus Pompilius, Joanna Singrey, Brigade S, Chaif, Kalinov Most and others performed there.
    Concert of Michael Jackson within framework of Dangerous World Tour took place on September 15, 1993. It was the first performance of world super star in Russia.
    1997 Performance-divertimento devoted to 850th anniversary of Moscow.
    The Rolling Stones performed in Luzhniki in 1998
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  • Madonna, who came to Russian within framework of her world tour The Confession Tour, performed at the stadium for the first time in the history on September 12, 2006. It was the first and long-expected performance of American pop diva in Russia.
    September 18, 2007 the first concert of Tokio Hotel rock ban in Moscow.
    Metallica band hold a concert for the first time after its first arrival to Russia on July 18, 2007 within framework of Sick Of The Studio '07 tour
    July 26, 2008 festival MosComSports 85 years. It was a concert with attendance of U-piter, Chaif, Krematoriy and other bands.
    November 2, 2009 the first concert of American singer Beyonce within framework of I Am… Tour, it was her second arrival to Russia.
    May 9, 2010 gala concert devoted to 65th anniversary of Victory in the Great Patriotic War
    August 25, 2010 concert of U2 band within framework of 360° Tour. It was the first performance U2 in Russia for the whole history.
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  • July 22, 2012 concert of Red Hot Chili Peppers band on the stage of the complex.