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News: Habanos, S.A. announces the dates of the 22nd Habanos Festival to be held in 2020.

Habanos, S.A. announces the dates of the 22nd Habanos Festival to be held in 2020.

Habanos, S.A. is pleased to announce that the 22nd edition of the Habanos Festival will take place from February 24th to 28th, 2020. The event meets annually all the enthusiasts of the world’s best tobacco: the Habano

The event predicts novelties as well as the traditional activities: Welcome Evening, Visit to the Best Tobacco Plantations, on this occasion will be in Partido area in the San Antonio de los Baños municipality, visit to the Emblematic Habanos Factories, Trade Fair and Seminars, International Habanos world challenge Contest, which it is celebrating its 3rd edition, Cigar Rolling Master Class, Gala Dinner and Humidors Auction.

We recommend you to visit regularly our website from October 2019 on, where you will find further information of the event, its detailed program and procedure for registration.

XXII Festival del Habano
General Program
Official Languages
Spanish, English
Sunday 23/02
10:00-16:00 hrs.
Monday 24/02
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. 3th Habanos World Challenge Preliminary Contest / Room 3
14:00 – 14:30 hrs Trade Fair Opening
19:00 hrs. Welcome evening devoted to Bolívar Reserva brand, Cosecha 2016.
Club Habana.
Tuesday 25/02
09:00 – 16:00 hrs
07:00 – 17:00 hrs.
Registration. (Convention Center).
Visit to tobacco plantations, Partido Zone (D.O.P) San Antonio de los Baños,
Wednesday 26/02
09:00 -16:00 hrs. Registration. (Convention Center).
09:30 – 09:45 hrs. International Seminar Opening. Convention Center /Room 4
09:45 – 10:45 hrs. Master Lecture by Ciro Bianchi./ Room 3
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10:45 -11:15hrs.
11:15 – 12:30hrs
Coffee Break
Master Class on rolling technique “Totally handmade”.
“The making of a parejo cigar with pigtail.
By Miguel Barzaga / Room 1
12:45 -14:15 hrs. Lunch at “El Bucán “ Restaurant
14:30 -15:30 hrs. Master Lecture / Room 3
“El Bello Habano” by Reynaldo González
15:45 – 17:00 hrs
19:00 hrs.
Special Tasting/ Room 1
Evening dedicated to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of La Casa del Habano and
85th Anniversary of the Montecristo brand.

Thursday 27/02
09:00 – 16:00 hrs.
Registration. (Convention Center)
09:00 -12:00 hrs. Visit to Habanos Factories. “ La Corona” and “Partagás”
12:30 – 14:30 hrs. Lunch at “El Bucán”. Restaurant
14:40 – 15:50 hrs. Special Tasting / Room 1
16:00 – 17:30 hrs. Habanos Moments / Rooms 3 and 4

Friday 28/02

09:00 – 13:00 hrs Registration ( Convention Center)
09:30 – 12:00 hrs. Final of the Habanos World Challenge Contest / Room 1
12:00 – 12:30 hrs. Coffee break
12:30- 13:00 hrs.
13:00-14:00 hrs
Zenith and Habanos presentation ( Habanos´ Stand)
Closure of the Seminar and Trade Fair. / Room 4

14:00-15:30 hrs.
Awarding Ceremony to Best stands by category and winners of the
Habanos World Challenge Contest
Farewell lunch at “El Bucán”. Restaurant
19:00 hrs Gala Evening dedicated to Romeo y Julieta brand.
Traditional Humidor´s Auction.


For more information:

Centro de Negocios Miramar. Ave. 3ra esq. 78 Edificio Habana 3er piso. – La Habana – – 11300
Telephone: / Mobile Phone: / Ext:

Daymi Difurniao
Especialista en comunicación y marketing
Dirección Marketing Operativo 

Young & Rubicam: 

Cristina Andreu      Tel: +34 676 78 04 70

Carla Lladó           Tel: +34 669 54 69 09

Centro de Negocios Miramar. Ave. 3ra esq. 78 Edificio Habana 3er piso. – La Habana – – 11300
Telephone: 565 / Mobile Phone: / Ext:;

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.

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