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Turks and Caicos Get Ready to Party

This month, the Turks and Caicos Tourist Board, in association with BET Event Productions, will stage its Second Annual Music and Cultural Festival. scheduled for July 25 to August 1, 2005 on the island of Providenciales.Confirmed performers include reggae dancehall pop star Shaggy, chart-topping R&B vocalist Ashanti, funky soul singer Jeffrey Osborne, legendary “cool” voice of reggae Gregory Isaacs, number one Haitian dance band Tabou Combo, gospel/disco queen Candi Staton, contemporary gospel crooner BeBe Winans, as well as some of the Turks and Caicos’ top local artists.

BET, a subsidiary of Viacom, Inc. is the nation’s leading television network providing quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs programming for the African-American audience.

The BET Network reaches more than 80 million households according to Nielsen media research, and can be seen in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean.