Anniversary celebration

| February 7, 2018

The Habanos Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary. The biggest international event for tobacco lovers will take place Feb. 26-March 2. The Festival will highlight Cohiba and Partagás brands and its new launches.

Attendees will enjoy a comprehensive program that includes tours to plantations in Vuelta Abajo, in the Pinar del Río region, as well as visits to various cigar factories. Other highlights include three evenings of the best live music from renowned international artists, the finest gastronomy in Cuba, Habanos tastings and a wide range of beverages from all the world.

The trade fair and the welcome evening will mark the start of the Habanos Festival. The trade fair is the meeting point for professionals in the tobacco industry worldwide, exhibitors from luxury goods manufacturers, craftspeople, artists and manufacturers. The welcome evening will be at the El Laguito Protocol Hall, where guests will enjoy the launch of the Reserva Cosecha 2014.

The program will also feature masterclasses and keynote speeches, led by recognised experts in the world of Habanos at the international seminar, to be opened on Feb. 28. Another of the most representative activities is the traditional international Habano sommelier contest, with the 17th edition. Outstanding Habano sommeliers will demonstrate their knowledge and skills and receive this prestigious award.

The XX Habanos Festival tribute evening will be held at the Teatro Martí and at the Gran Teatro de la Habana on 28 February, an event dedicated to the history and success of these Festivals.

Held March 2, the gala evening will be dedicated to the Partagás brand and the presentation of the Línea Maduro. The event will conclude with the 2017 Habanos Awards and the traditional humidors auction, with all proceeds going to the cuban public health system.

 

 

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