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Palasport tupparello.jpg
Full namePalaTupparello
AddressVia dello Stadio
LocationAcireale, Italy

The PalaTupparello is an indoor venue in Acireale, Italy. It is the largest indoor sports facility in Sicily, as it can hold 8,000 spectators and is also used to host musical performances and concerts.[1] It is located about 1 km from the center of Acireale. The venue was used as a vaccination centre during the COVID-19 pandemic.[2] The venue unsuccessfully applied to host the Eurovision Song Contest 2022 held in Italy.[3]


Over the years, the venue has hosted concerts by artists such as Zucchero Fornaciari, Emma Marrone, Ligabue, Alessandra Amoroso, Deep Purple, Jovanotti, Antonello Venditti, Claudio Baglioni, Renato Zero, Laura Pausini, Biagio Antonacci, Vasco Rossi, 50 Cent, Elisa, Giorgia, Ghali, Maluma, Thegiornalisti, Caparezza, Calcutta, Negramaro, Modà, Ultimo, Piero Pelù and Iron Maiden.

See also


  1. ^ "אירוויזיון 2022: 17 ערים מועמדות לארח את התחרות" (in Hebrew). Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Hub vaccinale "PalaTupparello": domenica l'inaugurazione" (in Italian). 14 May 2021. Retrieved 13 May 2022.
  3. ^ Andaloro, Ivan (19 July 2021). "Eurovision 2022: il Sindaco di Acireale vorrebbe portare il concorso in Sicilia" (in Italian). Retrieved 13 May 2022.

Coordinates: 37°36′10″N 15°09′26″E / 37.6028°N 15.1573°E / 37.6028; 15.1573

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