Sri Lanka to host 11th IIFA awards

Sri Lanka will host the 11th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards and a 20Twenty match between Bollywood stars and Asian cricketers during the three-day event.

The award function will be held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium here June 2-4, reports

Sri Lanka has been chosen from among countries such as South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Australia and South Korea.

Parallel to the IIFA awards, an international fashion will also be held.

"This is a very rare and wonderful opportunity for Sri Lanka. Thanks to the prevailing peace, Sri Lanka has received international recognition," Minister of Tourism Achala Jaagoda said. (IANS)


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