Löfbergs Lila ArenaEdit profile
Löfbergs Lila Arena is an arena in Karlstad, Sweden, situated just above the river delta of Klarälven. It is primarily used for ice hockey, and is the home arena of Färjestads BK. It opened in 2001 following a complete overhaul and major expansion of the previously existing arena. It has a capacity of 8,647 people. It replaced Färjestads Ishall as the home of Färjestad.
In 2004 and 2006 Löfbergs Lila Arena hosted a semi-final of Melodifestivalen. Other notable music artists and groups who have performed at the arena include Elton John, Bob Dylan, John Fogerty, Bryan Adams, Dolly Parton, Rod Stewart, Motörhead and Judas Priest.
On September 30, 2009, Färjestads BK faced off against the NHL's Detroit Red Wings in an exhibition match from the arena, losing 6-2.
Löfbergs Lila Arena was named the host of the 2010 Men's World Inline Hockey Championships.
The name of the arena comes from the coffee roastery Löfbergs Lila.