Amid a lot of secrecy and rumors it has finally been announced that the 2013 International Indian Film Academy Awards 2013 (IIFA) will be held in Macau, again. The awards will be held at the Venetian Resorts and will commence on the 4th of July. The awards also celebrates the 100 years of Indian cinema. The biggest and brightest stars of Bollywood attend IIFA awards each year making it the most respected, highly publicized and most entertaining premium award shows in the Indian film industry. The awards are known for their extravagance and spectacle.
Abhishek Bachchan announced the venue and also confirmed that he will be performing at the awards. “I am ecstatic to hear the venue as Macau. This is the place where we celebrated our 10th year of IIFA and I am happy that it is going back to the same place where we will celebrate 100 years of cinema” he said. Macau is set to become a mini India in July for over a weekend, when hundreds of frenzied Bollywood fans will arrive in ferry loads from Hong Kong to catch a glimpse of their favorite stars in action.
Macau has hosted the event once before in 2009, and will now become the only city along with Singapore to host the awards twice. IIFA awards is known for taking over the host city for 4 days in which they host a gala of events like press conferences with movie stars, movie premiers, special events and the awards show itself. Wizcraft International Entertainment pvt. ltd. is known to not hold anything back in terms of showcasing the glitz and glamour of Bollywood to foreign lands. And this year they will make it even bigger – “We are positive that this year will be more spectacular as we celebrate 100 years of cinema,” – Sabbas Joseph, director of Wizcraft International Entertainment and IIFA.
Get ready to see stars come to Venetian Resorts Macau. No names have been confirmed as yet, however, it’s safe to assume that stars like Shahrukh Khan, Ranbir Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai, Kareena Kappor, Saif Ali Khan and many more will be in attendance and may even perform. We will keep you updated as the event details unfold.
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