21st Habano Festival. Registration next to begin
The Habano Festival, the most prestigious event dedicated to Premium Cigars will be held from 18th to 22nd of February, 2019 in the context of the 500 anniversary of Havana City.
In this 21st edition, bodes a wide program of activities that combines the knowledge about the Habano and the enjoyment of the latest novelties of Habanos, S.A.
The Habanos brands that will play special leading role will be San Cristóbal de la Habana, which commemorates 2 main milestones for the history of this Habano, the 20 anniversary of the brand and the 500 anniversary of the city, Hoyo de Monterrey and Trinidad, of the well known brands within Habanos portfolio which it is celebrating its 50th anniversary.
In this 21st Edition of the Habano Festival will include many of the initiatives that have made this anual and famous event worldwide and with great acceptance among the attendees of the Festival such as: visits to the Vuelta Abajo tobacco plantations, tours to the most famous Habanos factories; lectures and practical sessions within the international Seminar ; the Alianza Habanos ( Alliance with Habanos) with winery D.O.P and the Habanos World Challenge Contest which will celebrate its second edition after the success of the first edition in 2018.
The closing of the 21st Habano Festival will take place on February 22nd, with an evening full of glamour, exclusivity and love for the Habanos. The evening will come to an end with the traditional Humidor´s auction, made by cuban experts artisans and will go entirely to the Cuban Public Health System .
The evening will go to an end with a concert in exclusive of the successful international group.
|10:00-16:00 hrs.||Registration. Convention Center|
|09:00 -16:00 hrs.||Registration. (Convention Center)|
|10:00 -11:00 hrs.||Press Conference. Convention Center / Room 4|
|11:30 -17:00 hrs.||Habanos World Challenge Preliminary Contest / Room 3|
|14:00 hrs.||Trade Fair Opening|
|19:00 hrs.||Welcome evening devoted to Habanos- Habana|
|09:00 – 16:00 hrs||Registration. (Convention Center).|
|07:00 – 17:00 hrs.||Visit to tobacco plantations|
|09:00 -16:00 hrs.||Registration. (Convention Center).|
|09:30 – 09:45 hrs.||International Seminar Opening. Convention Center /Room 4|
|09:45 – 10:30 hrs.||Master Lecture by Dr. Eusebio Leal Spengler: 500 Anniversary of the Havana and its relation with the Habano./ Room 4: /|
|10:30 – 11:00 hrs||Coffee Break|
|11:00 – 12:15 hrs||Master Class on rolling technique “Totally handmade”. “The making of a parejo with pigtail. By Miguel Bargaza / Room 1|
|12:30 -14:00 hrs.||Lunch. “El Bucán “ Restaurant|
|14:10 – 14:55 hrs.||Presentation of the Book Lo Llamaremos Cohiba 2. By Dr. Adargelio Garrido de la Grana. / Room 4|
|15:00 -16:15 hrs.||Special tasting with Habano/ Room 3|
|16:30 – 17:30||Habanos and Wines for Ribera del Duero Alliance / Room 1|
|19:00 hrs.||Evening dedicated to Hoyo de Monterrey Gran Reserva Cosecha 2013|
|09:00 – 16:00 hrs.||Registration. (Convention Center)|
|09:00 -12:00 hrs.||Visit to Habanos Factories.|
|12:30 – 14:30 hrs.||Lunch . “El Bucán”. Restaurant|
|14:40 – 15:50 hrs.||Tasting Cocteles / Habanos ” / Room 1|
|16:00 – 17:30 hrs.||Habanos Moments.** / Rooms 3, 4, 5,|
|09:00 – 13:00 hrs||Registration (Convention Center )|
|09:00 – 11:40 hrs.||Final of the Habanos World Challenge Contest / Room 1|
|11:45 – 12:00 hrs.||Coffee break|
|12:15 – 13:00 hrs.||Closure of the Seminar and Trade Fair. / Room 4|
Best stand by categories and Winner of the : Best stands by categories.
Habanos World Challenge Contest
|14:00–15:00 hrs.||Farewell lunch. “El Bucán”. Restaurant|
|19:00 hrs.||Gala Evening dedicated to Trinidad and its 50 anniversary.|
|Tradicional Humidor´s Auction.|
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About Corporación Habanos, S.A.
Corporación Habanos, S.A. is the world leader in the commercialisation of premium cigars both in Cuba and the rest of the
world. It has a network of exclusive distributors present in five continents and in over 150 countries.
Habanos, S.A. commercialises 27 Premium brands made Totalmente a Mano-Totally by Hand- under the Protected
Denomination of Origin (D.O.P.), including important brands such as Cohiba, Montecristo, Partagás, Romeo y Julieta, Hoyo
de Monterrey and H. Upmann, among others. After over 200 years, Habanos continue to be made Totalmente a Mano- Totally
by Hand and have been a benchmark for the entire world ever since.