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Finland hosts 2022 Ice Hockey WC on 13-29 May

Published : 22 Jan 2021, 01:16

Updated : 22 Jan 2021, 10:36

  DF Report

Press Release Photo : City of Helsinki.

Finland will host the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship from 13 to 29 May, said the City of Helsinki in a press release, quoting the International Ice Hockey Federation on Thursday.

Finland’s ninth Ice Hockey World Championship will take place in Tampere and Helsinki.

The patron of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is Finnish President Sauli Niinistö.

“The search for volunteers for the event will begin this spring. Values are reflected in everything we do. The inspiration for the theme of the event is the Northern Lights.

“The theme of the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship is ‘Making Miracles’. The theme aims to bring out various wonders related to hockey and communities,” said the press release.

Ticket sales will start with VIP packages, while day tickets for games will be on sale in the fall. Regular day tickets will go on sale in the fall of 2021, when the official game schedule will be completed. Tickets come with a wide price range, with several game and seating categories in use.

An open design competition for the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship medals has been launched on Thursday. The competition will take place from 21 January to 31 March 2021.