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BAFTA to be held ahead of Oscars in 2021 and 2022

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and Television Arts (BAFTA) has announced dates for its 2021 and 2022 awards, that keeps the British ceremony ahead of the American ceremony.

In the year, 2021 will be given on February 14, whereas in 2022, the will be handed on February 13. In both the years, the British award ceremony will occur two weeks before the ceremony, reported Variety.

This is done to maintain the British honour in comparison to American -

The announced its 2021 and 2022 award dates "Timing of the 2022 Olympics, and national holidays will keep the 2021 and 2022 dates on the last Sunday in February," the Academy said in a statement, adding that it would "continue to evaluate dates for future years."

The date shift of has led not only to revise its calendar but also change its dates, in order not to lock horns with the

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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 16:33 IST