On February 27th till March 2nd, 2012, Cuba, once more, will be the venue of the largest international gathering of enthusiasts of the best cigar in the world: the Habano. In this occasion, the event will pay special tribute to the Cohiba and Romeo y Julieta, two of the most prestigious Habanos brands.
The participants, coming from more than 60 different countries, will have the pleasure of enjoying in exclusive the new vitolas to be launched by Habanos, S.A. in 2012, and of discovering the roots and secrets of centuries-long tradition. Habanos, S.A. invites you to enjoy a week of pleasure and delight among the friends who have one thing in common: the passion for Habanos.
The Habanos Festival program offers its traditional activities during this unforgettable week, such as:
- Visits to the best tobacco plantations in Vuelta Abajo, Pinar del Rio.
- Visits to emblematic Habanos Factories.
- Trade Fair.
- Tastings and marriages.
- International Habanosommelier Contest.
- Master Class on the cigar rolling technique.
- Habanos blind tasting.
As a novelty, in this edition it will be held the International Contest “Habanos in Images” addressed to producers of audiovisual work related to the Habanos.
The opening event will take place on Monday, February 27th 2012. In this occasion the Welcoming Evening includes an exclusive concert at the Karl Marx Theater.
Also, the nominees for the “Habanos Award” will be announced, offering finally a welcoming cocktail party dedicated to the Cohiba brand.
On Wednesday 29th there will a dinner to commemorate the 520th anniversary of the discovery of tobacco in Cuba by the Europeans.
The closing of the Festival will take place on Friday evening, March 2nd, with the Gala Dinner dedicated to Romeo y Julieta brand, and the Traditional Humidor Auction for the benefit of the Cuban Public Health System.
Habanos, S.A. and the TABACUBA Entrepreneurial Group will be honored by your presence.
Jorge Luis Fernández Maique Buenaventura Jiménez Sánchez-Cañete
Presidents of the Organizing Committee
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- From January the 10th 2012, the registration for any individual interested in making the registration to the 14th Habano Festival will open.
- The registration will only be possible online, and the it will be at www.habanos.com
- For any information related to the application and the XIV Habano Festival’s registration, please contact with Mrs. Yamilet Emanueli through firstname.lastname@example.org
14th Habano Festival Organizing Committee.