Los Angeles, CA–(HISPANIC PR WIRE)–May 12, 2005–TuTv today announced that its music networks – Telehit, Ritmoson Latino and Bandamax will telecast the annual music festival ACAFEST live from May 15 – 21, 2005. The festival is the largest multistage, one week, 24 hours a day concert series hosted at the port of Acapulco in Mexico.
ACAFEST is produced by Televisa, and will feature top Latin performers such as Alejandro Fernández, Juan Gabriel, Yuri, Tucanes de Tijuana, Kabah, Elefante, Moderatto, Ari Boroboy, Fey, Genitallica, Priscila y sus Balas de Plata, Maribel Guardia, Bobby Pulido, RBD, Marco Antonio Solís, La Quinta Estación, Kumbia Kings and Francisco Céspedes.
Telehit’s, Ritmoson Latino’s and Bandamax’s exclusive coverage will include full concert transmissions, back stage interviews and VJs commentary from Poncho Maciel, Kalinda Cano and Claudio from Telehit; Gabriel García and Alejandra Bejarano from Bandamax and Analía from Ritmoson Latino.
The festival will feature many celebrities and community leaders including comedians Consuelo Duval, Adrián Uribe, Jo Jo Jorge Falcón, Luis de Alba. This will be the second year in a row actress and signer Paty Manterola, is the official face of the event.
TuTv was created in 2002 through a joint venture between Univision Communications Inc. and Televisa S.A. The TuTv networks are available on satellite and cable platforms across the nation. TuTv includes five of the most powerful network brands in the Spanish-speaking media world, including De Película, De Película Clásico, Telehit, Ritmoson and Bandamax. This collection of digital television networks produced by Televisa is already distributed and popular throughout Mexico, Latin America and Europe. Featuring classic and contemporary films, music videos that reflect the rhythms, vibrancy and passions of Hispanic communities, and wildly popular youth and lifestyle programming, the TuTv suite of networks is the premier vehicle for pay television providers to reach the fastest-growing market in America. For more information please visit http://www.tutv.tv.