Vasil Levski National Stadium

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Vasil Levski National Stadium, named after Bulgarian national hero and revolutionary Vasil Levski, is the country's second largest stadium.wikipedia
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Bulgaria national football team

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The Bulgaria national football team's home matches and the Bulgarian Cup finals are held at the venue, as well as athletics competitions.
The team's home venue is the Vasil Levski Stadium in Sofia, and is currently managed by Georgi Dermendzhiev.

Eternal derby of Bulgarian football

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It was used as the home venue for Levski Sofia's Champions League games, and is often used for important derbies between the big clubs from Sofia, instead of their own home stadiums.
The hostility reached its climax on 19 June 1985 during the Bulgarian Cup final held at Vasil Levski National Stadium when, after many disputable referee decisions, both teams demonstrated poor sportsmanship which resulted in regular fights between them on the pitch.

Stadion Vivacom Arena - Georgi Asparuhov

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Levski were compensated for their loss with a place in the suburbs of Sofia where they were allowed to build a new stadium - the present day Georgi Asparuhov.
Between 1936 and 1949 the club had its own football ground which was named Igrishte Levski (Levski Football Field; Игрище „Левски“) and it was situated in the city centre at the place of the current Vasil Levski National Stadium.

EuroBasket 1957

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It hosted the 1957 European basketball championship.
Vasil Levski National Stadium at Sofia was the location of the event.

Levski Field

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One of those was Levski Sofia's club stadium, called Levski Field (Bulgarian: Igrishte Levski, completed 1934), and the other - the Yunak Stadium (built 1928), which lay partially to the southwest.
The stadium was demolished after 1949 to make place for the Vasil Levski National Stadium.

Vasil Levski

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Vasil Levski National Stadium, named after Bulgarian national hero and revolutionary Vasil Levski, is the country's second largest stadium.
Bulgaria's national stadium bears the name Vasil Levski National Stadium.

Yunak Stadium

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One of those was Levski Sofia's club stadium, called Levski Field (Bulgarian: Igrishte Levski, completed 1934), and the other - the Yunak Stadium (built 1928), which lay partially to the southwest.
As the new stadium would infringe on the north-eastern stands of the Yunak stadium, this was also demolished in order to make way for the Vasil Levski National Stadium, opened 1953.

PFC Levski Sofia

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One of those was Levski Sofia's club stadium, called Levski Field (Bulgarian: Igrishte Levski, completed 1934), and the other - the Yunak Stadium (built 1928), which lay partially to the southwest.
In 1949, the stadium was nationalized and later the Vasil Levski National Stadium was built on the site.

Bulgarian Cup

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The Bulgaria national football team's home matches and the Bulgarian Cup finals are held at the venue, as well as athletics competitions.

Lepa Brena

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The most successful concert in Bulgaria ever and thus at the Vasil Levski stadium was held by Yugoslav superstar Lepa Brena on 24 July 1990 in front of 100,000 people.
On 24 July 1990, Brena was lowered with a helicopter at Levski stadium in Sofia, Bulgaria, and held her then-most-attended concert with an audience of 90,000 people.

The Big Four: Live from Sofia, Bulgaria

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The live video was later released on DVD and Blu-ray in October 2010, entitled The Big 4 Live from Sofia, Bulgaria.
The concert took place on June 22, 2010 at the Sonisphere Festival at Vasil Levski National Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria.

2008 European Vacation Tour

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American metal band Metallica held one of the most successful concerts in Bulgaria in the stadium as part of their 2008 European Vacation Tour, attracting 50,000 people.

Sonisphere Festival

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A festival, under the name Sofia Rocks, part of Sonisphere Festival took place on the Vasil Levski National Stadium.
The venue was the Vasil Levski National Stadium.

Black Ice World Tour

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On 14 May 2010, Australian rock band AC/DC played the Bulgarian capital Sofia, in front of nearly 60,000 fans as part of their Black Ice World Tour.

Because We Can (concert tour)

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On October 30, the North American rock band Bon Jovi announced that they will perform live at Levski during their Because We Can tour on May 14, 2013.

Sticky & Sweet Tour

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American superstar Madonna had a very successful concert here as part of the second European second leg of her Sticky & Sweet Tour on August 29, 2009.

Made in Germany 1995–2011 (tour)

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Bulgaria

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Vasil Levski National Stadium, named after Bulgarian national hero and revolutionary Vasil Levski, is the country's second largest stadium. American metal band Metallica held one of the most successful concerts in Bulgaria in the stadium as part of their 2008 European Vacation Tour, attracting 50,000 people. On 14 May 2010, Australian rock band AC/DC played the Bulgarian capital Sofia, in front of nearly 60,000 fans as part of their Black Ice World Tour.

Folk hero

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Vasil Levski National Stadium, named after Bulgarian national hero and revolutionary Vasil Levski, is the country's second largest stadium.

Sofia

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On 14 May 2010, Australian rock band AC/DC played the Bulgarian capital Sofia, in front of nearly 60,000 fans as part of their Black Ice World Tour. The stadium has 44,000 seats and is located in the centre of Sofia, on the territory of the city's oldest and most famous park - the Borisova gradina.
The city is home to a number of large sports venues, including the 43,000-seat Vasil Levski National Stadium which hosts international football matches, as well as the Georgi Asparuhov Stadium and Lokomotiv Stadium, the main venues for outdoor musical concerts.

Borisova gradina

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The stadium has 44,000 seats and is located in the centre of Sofia, on the territory of the city's oldest and most famous park - the Borisova gradina.

Sport of athletics

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The Bulgaria national football team's home matches and the Bulgarian Cup finals are held at the venue, as well as athletics competitions.