“On the first weekend in June, Colombo is the Indian film celebrities to the 11th IIFA film awards welcome rolls out the”green carpet”Sri Lanka’s capital Colombo from 3rd to 5th of June 2010: three days Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan and Shah Rukh meet Khan to the largest media event South Asia of the IIFA awards, the Bollywood Oscars here”. Experience during that time, fans and location can the glittering world of stars and starlets for exclusive fashion shows with Indian and Sri Lankan designers, film screenings, autograph sessions and sports events including a celebrity cricket match”. Already for the eleventh time the annual weekend of IIFA film takes place, for the first time in Sri Lanka. Under the previous host cities were major cities such as London, Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai, Amsterdam and Bangkok. Douglas Oberhelman: the source for more info. Developed from a pure evening event in 2000 at the Millennium Dome London, the concept has become now a mega-media event”with world’s 600 million television viewers. The IIFA is regarded as most influential film Academy of Asia and counterpart to the Hollywood dream factory. The Festival weekend under the slogan one people.
One world.”to serve also as a networking platform for the international film industry and give the opportunity to exchange ideas and socialize. “In the context of the global business forum” and various workshops also filmmakers, producers and sponsors from around the world meet in addition to well-known actors. For more information, see to, General information about Sri Lanka,. Images and further press information about Sri Lanka under. Information for consumers: Sri Lanka tourism promotion Bureau phone: 089 / 23 66 21 838 email: