The 2004 InternationalIndian Film Academy (IIFA) Awards will be held on May 22 in Singapore.

The IIFA presentationceremony launched four years ago at London's Millennium Dome and is thehighlight of a three-day show honouring the best of Indian cinema.

The IIFA Weekend will runfrom May 20-22, culminating in the fifth IIFA Awards at the Singapore IndoorStadium, Singapore's leading indoor venue that seats more than 5,000 guests.

"Singapore is extremelydelighted to host the IIFA Awards 2004," Lim Neo Chian, chairman of theSingapore Tourism Board, said in a statement.

"The Awards are aprestigious internationally renowned event and being chosen as the host countryis testimony that Singapore is an attractive and compelling destination formajor international events."