June 13, 2023

Ice Hockey Enthusiasts to Gather in Vilnius in 2024

This year at the Congress of the International Ice Hockey Federal, Vilnius has been selected as the host city for the 2024 Division IB World Men's Ice Hockey Championship, scheduled from April 27 to May 3, 2024. The tournament will be held at the freshly revamped Avia Solutions Group Arena, which recently opened its doors in June.  With a seating capacity of 10,000 for sports games, the arena offers not only renovated spaces but also convenient self-service catering solutions for the fans. 

The championship will see the national teams of Lithuania, Ukraine, China, Estonia, the Netherlands, and Spain competing for the title. This will mark the third time Vilnius has hosted the World Men's Ice Hockey Championship, following successful editions in 2009 and 2014.  

Ice hockey enthusiasts and sports fans from around the world can look forward to thrilling matches and a vibrant atmosphere as Vilnius showcases its ability to host international sporting events. The championship promises to be an exciting showcase of talent and teamwork, contributing to the growing popularity of ice hockey in Lithuania and fostering international sportsmanship. 

Vilnius is ready to welcome the teams and spectators, offering a memorable experience both on and off the ice during the 2024 Division IB World Mens Ice Hockey Championship.