Sri Lanka has been chosen from among countries such as South Africa, the United Arab Emirates, Australia and South Korea. Achala Jaagoda, Minister of Tourism, Sri Lanka said that it is a very rare and wonderful opportunity for Sri Lanka to host such an event. He added that the country has received international recognition again.
The three-day event will also witness a 20Twenty match between Bollywood stars and Asian cricketers and an international fashion show.
The 11th International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards 2010 will held in Sri Lanka. It is reported that the award function will be held at the Sugathadasa Indoor Stadium from June 2-4.