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Thailand named as the host country for 2018 IIFA Weekend and Awards  

Author: Vicky Karantzavelou / Date: Wed, 05/23/2018 - 14:52
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 Mr. Isra Stapanaseth, Director of the TAT New Delhi Office.
Mr. Isra Stapanaseth, Director of the TAT New Delhi Office.

IIFA Awards are scheduled to be held in Bangkok from 22-24 June, 2018.

BANGKOK - The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced that Thailand has been named as the host country for the 19th International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA Awards), which is scheduled to be held in Bangkok from 22-24 June, 2018.

This makes the second time the Thai capital plays host to the biggest celebration of Indian cinema, having hosted the 9th IIFA Awards on 8 June, 2008.

Mr. Yuthasak Supasorn, TAT Governor, said: “India is one of Thailand’s important sources of visitor markets. Being named as the host country for the glitzy and glamorous IIFA Awards for the second time reiterates Thailand’s positioning as the preferred destination among Indian travellers.”

Wizcraft International, the producers and creators of the IIFAs, made the official announcement at a press conference held in New Delhi on 17 May, 2018. Making the appearances to confirm Bangkok as the host city for this June’s star-studded weekend included Bollywood bigwigs Ranbir Kapoor, Karan Johar, Dia Mirza, Shahid Kapoor and Kartik Aaryan.
 

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