The Mall of Asia Arena’s first 14 months have been marked with great concerts, sports and special events that brought international recognition to Philippines’ sports & entertainment industry including Lady Gaga, NKOTB,Backstreet Boys, Nicki Minaj, Jonas Brothers, David Guetta, Keane, JenniferLopez, Big Bang, Swedish House Mafia, Paramore, Psy, Aerosmith, All Star Basketball Challenge PBA vs NBA Legends, Zac Efron, Lee Min Ho and Lebron James. It’s also the new home of the UAAP.
In addition to the sports and concerts described above, MOA Arena is set to host Grammy winning band Linkin Park, Hollywood actor Taylor Lautner, global superstar Rihanna, Disney Live, Matchbox Twenty and the 1st ever NBA preseason game in Southeast Asia and in the Philippines . The two teams playing in the preseason game will be the Houston Rockets versus the Indiana Pacers.
It has proven to be a home court advantage for our Philippine team Gilas Pilipinas, as the arena serves the main venue for the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship.