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|Former names||Plaza Monumental of Chacra Ríos (1946-68)|
Coliseo Amauta (1968-2012)
|Address||Av. Naciones Unidas con Av. Arica|
|Owner||Comunidad Cristiana Agua Viva|
|Opened||14 February 1946|
Centro de Convenciones Agua Viva(formerly known as Coliseo Amauta) is the biggest multi-use indoor arena in Peru, located in the southern zone of the Lima District in Lima, Peru. The arena has a capacity for 20,000 people, which can vary depending on use. It originally opened in 1946.
Lima is a district of Lima Province in Peru. It is contained within the city of Lima.
Peru, officially the Republic of Peru, is a country in western South America. It is bordered in the north by Ecuador and Colombia, in the east by Brazil, in the southeast by Bolivia, in the south by Chile, and in the west by the Pacific Ocean. Peru is a megadiverse country with habitats ranging from the arid plains of the Pacific coastal region in the west to the peaks of the Andes mountains vertically extending from the north to the southeast of the country to the tropical Amazon Basin rainforest in the east with the Amazon river.
It is the largest covered arena in Peru, today it is being renovated by its current owner, Agua Viva Church. In the past it hosted events such as a Soda Stereo concert in 1987, and it was the home of the children's TV program Nubeluz , who used the arena for the broadcasting of the show until 1995 when they moved to Panamericana Television studios in Santa Beatriz.
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Nubeluz was a Peruvian children's show airing from 1990 to 1996. The show was produced by Peru's Panamericana Television and aired through its nationwide network, who credit the General Production to Rochi Hernandez. The show was written by Alonso Alegria, Maritza Kirchhausen, Catalina Lohmann, Clara María Cavagnaro and Fernando Gagliuffi, and was usually hosted by two or three young girls called Dalinas.
The arena hosts sport events as basketball and volleyball. Today it is used for evangelic events and church services on Sunday.
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In 1982, Amauta Coliseum was the site of three big events including the Miss Universe 1982 on July 26; the Women's World Championship of Volleyball, from September 12 to September 25); and the OTI Song Contest, on November 27. Amauta also hosted Miss International 2017.
Miss Universe 1982, the 31st Miss Universe pageant, was held on 26 July 1982 at the Coliseo Amauta in Lima, Peru. 77 contestants competed in the pageant and Karen Dianne Baldwin of Canada crowned by Irene Saez of Venezuela. This is the first time Canada won the pageant.
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Luis T. Diaz Coliseum is the main arena in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. It is located on Marina Street facing the Atlantic Ocean. Currently seats 2,500+ for basketball & volleyball games and it is the former home of the Las Divas de Aguadilla of the Female Superior Volleyball League. Named after Luis T. Diaz who taught sports to the youth of the city. Formerly home to the Aguadilla Sharks of the National Superior Basketball League as well.
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Comunidad Cristiana Agua Viva is a charismatic evangelical megachurch, in Lima, Peru. As of 2017, it has seven locations in the Lima Province.