By: Taran Adarsh, IndiaFM
Wednesday, March 14, 2007
The International Indian Film Academy Weekend is taking place in Yorkshire from 7th to 10th June.
The I.I.F.A. Foundation Charity Celebrity Cricket Match will take place on Friday, 8th June at Headingley Carnegie Stadium, the venue of some of the greatest test matches ever. The I.I.F.A. celebrity team will comprise Indian and Pakistani cricketing greats with A-list stars from the Indian film fraternity against a U.K. celebrity cricket team. Tickets will be priced at £ 12 and £ 22.
The Idea I.I.F.A. Awards will take place on Saturday, 9th June at Hallam FM Arena, Sheffield. Other exciting I.I.F.A. Weekend events will include the FICCI-I.I.F.A. Business Forum, I.I.F.A. Film Festival, I.I.F.A. World Premier and I.I.F.A. Film Workshop.
The event will be broadcast globally by Star TV to reach nearly 500 million viewers in 110 countries.
The I.I.F.A. team is launching an exciting contest for early ticket purchases made during 12th - 23rd March, where one lucky contestant will have the chance to win two 'Money Can't Buy' invites to the Nominee Enclosure event for the Idea I.I.F.A. Awards. The lucky winner's name will be drawn from the short-listed final entries by I.I.F.A. brand ambassador Amitabh Bachchan at the forthcoming I.I.F.A. Curtain Raiser event on 28th March at Madame Tussauds, London.
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