As you know, Minsk, the capital of Belarus, will host the 2014 IIHF World Championship.
Belarus got 75 votes in the race for hosting the 2014 IIHF World Championship at the Annual Congress of the International Ice Hockey Federation in Bern and beat the other candidates - Hungary (24 votes), Latvia (3) and Ukraine (3).
The budget of the organizing committee is €11.4 million.
Time frame for the 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk
The 2014 World Ice Hockey Championship will be held on 9-25 May 2014.
2014 IIHF World Championship Venues
The two main venues for the 2014 World Ice Hockey Championship will be Minsk Arena (the 15,000-seater inaugurated on 30 January, 2009) and Chizhovka Arena (delivered by 2013, the seating capacity around 7,700).
Tickets to 2014 IIHF World Championship in Minsk
The 2014 IIHF World Championship (WC) ticket program was launched in September 2013.
The 2014 IIHF WC playing scheme will remain the same as for the 2012 and 2013 tournaments. This means that 16 teams participating in the preliminary round will be divided in two eight-team groups. After the first stage four best national teams from each group advance to the quarterfinal.
Tickets for the 2014 IIHF World Championship cost from €6 to €400 (final matches).
Tickets for the 2014 IIHF World Championship are available at the box offices of Belarus and online. The organizers of the championship have concluded an agreement with foreign partners to sell tickets in other countries.