The much awaited announcement about the tenth year celebrations venue for the 2009 IIFA was made recently at the Grand Hyatt, Mumbai. The International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) will celebrate the VIDEOCON IIFA Weekend and IDEA IIFA Awards in the exotic locale of The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel.
The nominations for the IDEA IIFA Awards 2009 were also announced and released worldwide, this evening by IIFA Brand Ambassador Mr. Amitabh Bachchan. The IDEA IIFA Awards would be held at the Cotai Arena at The Venetian® Macao as a climax of the VIDEOCON IIFA Weekend.
The announcement of the Nominations was done as a result of the industry voting for the IDEA IIFA Awards in March. Results of the industry voting were audited by PriceWaterhouse Coopers, the auditing firm for the IIFAs and Oscars. It was also announced that the voting for the IDEA IIFA Awards would be open to audiences of Indian Cinema all across the world. The IDEA voting by fans and supporters of Indian Cinema will soon open on www.iifabuzz.com in May and would continue till the end of May 2008. The results of the online voting would determine the winners, which would be announced on stage at the IDEA IIFA Awards presentation ceremony in Macau.