We live in a fascinating time of holographic concerts. From long-dead performers to alive-but-not-willing-to-tour pop legends, hologram performances are becoming regular. That’s why it seems like it’s high time to build a stadium fit for that.
Saudi Arabia has announced plans to build a stadium featuring holographic technology that will be able to stage virtual interactions with celebrities and artists. The Prince Mohammed bin Salman Stadium will be built in Qiddiya City, 40 minutes from Riyadh.
Technology constantly shifts and changes, and when art collides with technology, there is space for innovation and experimentation. The new stadium features holographic technology to stage virtual interactions with celebrities and artists.
Abdullah bin Nasser Al-Dawood, managing director of Qiddiya Investment Company, said that the venue will reinvent the traditional stadium concept featuring a retractable roof, a pitch and LED wall, 45,000 seats, and will be the base for the Saudi Pro League football clubs Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr.
After winning a bid, Saudi Arabia will be hosting its World Expo event in 2030 and the FIFA World Cup in 2034.
Qiddiya, once completed, will host 300 leisure and entertainment facilities, a theme park, a waterpark, golf courses, cinemas, and a performing arts theater across 367 square kilometers. Last year, a $610 million contract was raised to conduct infrastructure work on Qiddiya.
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