Stadium of the Year 2022: Discover Jakarta International Stadium

source:; author: Kuba Kowalski

Stadium of the Year 2022: Discover Jakarta International Stadium Our Stadium of the Year competition has officially begun and will run until 15 March. As many as 36 venues are on the list of nominated arenas this year. One of them is Jakarta International Stadium located in Jakarta, Indonesia. Take a look at this candidacy and decide whether you want to vote for it in the contest for Stadium of the Year 2022!


Jakarta International Stadium nominated for Stadium of the Year 2022!

Residents of Jakarta and surrounding areas are not only proud of their new venue, Jakarta International Stadium, which made it to the list of 36 football arenas nominated for the prestigious Stadium of the Year 2022 award. The competition is the largest public vote of its kind in the world. Since the first edition began, a total of more than 400,000 valid votes have been counted.

This year’s contest is highly varied, with stadiums from as many as six different continents taking part: 18 venues are from Asia, eight from Europe, four from Africa, three from North America, two from South America and one from Australia and Oceania. The competition is fierce, so don't hesitate to cast a vote for the stadium you appreciate the most! If you’re still unsure, you can watch a video covering all 36 nominated stadiums:

Get to know Jakarta International Stadium

Last year, after many difficulties, a stadium in Jakarta was completed. Here are some interesting facts about the venue: 

  • The venue was being built on a waterlogged site, making it impossible to construct underground floors. 
  • The operation to lift the roof, which weighs 3,900 tons and spans 267 meters, was one of the largest of its kind in the world.

  • The canopy is also equipped with two movable sections. When they are closed, the roof is closed in its entirety, covering the field as well.

  • The height of the stadium (73 meters) makes it one of the tallest of its kind in the world.

  • The facility is also one of the largest stadiums in the world equipped with a retractable roof.

Make sure to check out our YouTube channel to see how Jakarta International Stadium compares to the other indonesian arenas:

How to vote for the Stadium of the Year 2022?

In order to take part, everyone has to select five stadiums by giving 5 stars to the best one, 4 stars to the second best, 3 stars to the third, 2 stars for the fourth and finally 1 star for the fifth most interesting. It means that you cannot cast your vote for only one stadium - all 5 venues must be included in your form. To vote visit Stadium of the Year 2022, the voting platform which will be open until March 15. To learn more about the nominated stadiums and the voting rules themselves, it is recommended to watch the video: