We are getting closer to the International Indian Film Academy Awards aka IIFA weekend in Tampa, Florida and starting January 14th you can buy your ticket at 8am US time! The celebration of Hindi films, that will see some of the best of Bollywood shine, will hit Tampa Florida April 24-26th. The weekend will not only have the amazing award show but also other cool events including IIFA Stomp, a Bollywood dance music festival, the IIFA Rocks music and fashion concert, and a special night of the Magic of the Movies that will also see the Technical awards announced. Of course the crowning glory is the green carpet that leads into the IIFA award show celebrating the best of the Bollywood on April 26th.
This is the first time IIFA has come to the US and earlier Priyanka Chopra said, “We are very excited to bring IIFA to Tampa Bay. There will be music, dance and a whole lot of spice! We’re looking forward to giving our fans and new audiences the experience of a lifetime.”
With iconic actor Anil Kapoor adding, “With the promise of bringing the best and biggest events to the fans of Indian Cinematic Diaspora in a manner that’s unique and entertaining, the IIFA Weekend and Awards is an iconic platform with fans globally. As a friend of IIFA, I am delighted as IIFA makes its debut in the USA through Tampa Bay. It has been my pleasure to be associated with IIFA for over a decade and once again on behalf of IIFA and the Indian film fraternity we commit to give our audience an opportunity to witness one of the finest celebrations of culture and cinema.”
Save your dollars for the next 100 days because the tickets are expensive but for the glitz and glamour of the show well worth the cost. You can buy them at http://www.ticketmaster.com/iffa-awards-tampa or http://iifabuzz.com.
Priyanka Chopra is in Tampa on the 14th and we will have a report from there so stay tuned for all the scoop! In case you didn’t know about the IIFA Awards… The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards is the star-studded celebration of Indian cinema held at international destinations annually reaching out to millions of its fans. It is a grand felicitation, honouring the best of the Indian film industry. The IIFA Awards propel Indian cinema to glorious pinnacles showcasing the wealth of talent Indian Cinema has to offer. In its fourteen-year span, the IIFA Awards stage has seen dazzling performances by great Indian cinema super stars like Priyanka Chopra, Abhishek Bachchan, Shak Rukh Khan, Salman Khan, Katrina Kaif, Anushka Sharma, Ranbir Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Bipasha Basu and many others. Now in 2014 IIFA is set to make its premiere appearance in USA with the 15th Annual edition of the IIFA Awards to be held on Saturday 26th April 2014 at Raymond James Stadium, Tampa. IIFA Awards is all set to be a magical and memorable evening of entertainment and will be a night to remember for everyone.
The Bollywood Tempest covered the IIFA Awards 2013 live in Macau!