Yas Island to host IIFA film awards

Salman Khan to host Bollywood’s biggest awards show
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Yas Island to host IIFA film awards

The 22nd edition of IIFA returns after two years

The biggest Bollywood show, IIFA Awards, is back in its in-person format after a gap of two years. The star-studded show will be held in Yas Island in Abu Dhabi in May 2022.
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Before the pandemic brought tourism and entertainment industry to a grinding halt, the International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards was the biggest Bollywood show in town. Now, after a gap of two years, IIFA stages a comeback, this time in the backdrop of Yas Island, the happening leisure and entertainment destination in Abu Dhabi.

On May 20-21, Yas Island is set to be transformed into a glittering stage and the most glamourous awards show buzzing with Bollywood megastars, global personalities and revered celebrities of the silver screen for the star-studded IIFA Weekend and Awards. The 22nd edition of IIFA returns after two years and Bollywood actor Salman Khan will host the awards at Yas Island’s state-of-the-art indoor entertainment venue Etihad Arena.

As the destination looks forward to welcoming the awards ceremony, attractions across Yas Island are lit up in yellow. With a range of exceptional packages on sale from March 8, the stage is set, ready for a breathtaking celebration of Indian culture, musical performance, fashion and style, unlike any other. Starting from only AED 907 (INR 19000) for the Standard Package for two adults per night, guests can book a stay from March 8 and receive two standard category tickets to the IIFA Awards on May 20. Other packages are also available which involve seating closer to the stage.

Bollywood actor Salman Khan will host the awards at Yas Island

Yas Island will roll out the green carpet to host a dazzling line-up of musical performance, cinematic screenings, fashion shows and cultural events, with special appearances from celebrities, well-known faces, popular personalities and influential figures from across the Indian Film Industry that guests can add on as part of their package.

With a comprehensive line-up of lifestyle events and activities taking place to celebrate and welcome the Indian film fraternity, Yas Island will also play host to a range of workshops and seminars throughout the weekend that guests can add on as part of their package for an immersive Bollywood experience. Yas Island will host the esteemed IIFA Awards, marking the annual achievements for the Indian cinema industry during a sparkling ceremony, toasting Bollywood’s best-loved faces against a backdrop of live music and entertainment.

Guests staying on the Island during the IIFA Weekend and Awards can enjoy a host of dining opportunities across the destination including the recently opened Yas Bay, which is a new waterfront destination overlooking the glittering waters of the Arabian Gulf and Abu Dhabi’s newest waterfront and vibrant day to night destination. Featuring Pier71, a three-kilometer Boardwalk, and a variety of world-class dining, leisure and entertainment brands.  From adrenaline-fueled rides, fun-filled attractions, to fine dining all set against a backdrop of events, Yas Island is the destination to see and be seen in.

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