IIFA Festival 2017 to be Held in NYC

The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) has announced New York City as the host city of the 8th Edition of the IIFA Weekend and Awards. IIFA Festival is all set to bring the biggest Bollywood celebrities and celebration of Indian cinema to New York City at the iconic MetLife Stadium on July 14 – 15. Commenting on the occasion, New York City Mayor, Bill de Blasio said, “We are thrilled to welcome IIFA to New York! Our city is home to both a thriving film industry and a dynamic, growing Indian American community. This is an event that will contribute enormously to both the cultural and economic life of our city. We welcome the artists and fans of Indian cinema, and encourage everyone to experience the rich cultural life across the five boroughs while celebrating these groundbreaking films." The 2-day festival features many events, performances, screenings, press conference, and the IIFA awards. This year, IIFA Festival, New York, 2017 will play host to some of the most celebrated stars of the Indian film industry, notable guests, and dignitaries from India and the region, world media and Indian cinema fans from across the globe. For more details, visit www.iifa.com.