18th Habanos Festival

Program for Accompanying guests


Sunday, February 28th  
10:00-16:00 hrs. Registration. Palacio de Convenciones (Convention Center).
Monday, February 29th
10:00-16:00 hrs. Registration. Palacio de Convenciones (Convention Center).
11:30 hrs. Departure from the hotels.
  Bus  travel to Fuster project.
Tour through West side of the city with a stop at the Obelisco in 100 an 31st street, Presidents Avenue up to Revolution Square.
Stop at Delirio Habanero to drink a cocktail and to continue to the Historical Old Havana center. Tour in ancient cars through the Prado street.
13:30 hrs. Arrival to San Francisco de Asís square with a walk through the city environment including The athedral at the Old Square.
14:00 hrs. Lunch at Café Taberna.
16:00 hrs. Return to the hotels.
19:30 hrs. Welcoming evening dedicated to Hoyo de Monterrey Reserva Cosecha 2012. Wood and Tobacco Old Warehouse, San José Complex.
Tuesday, March 1st  
 07:00-17:00 hrs. Visit to tobacco plantations in Vuelta Abajo, province of Pinar del Río.
Free Evening.
Wednesday, March 2nd  
  09:30 hrs. Departure from hotels.
 10:30 hrs. Visit to Ernest Hemingway’s house at La Vigía.
 12:30 hrs. Lunch at Las Terrazas in Cojímar.
 14:30 hrs. Visit to Ambos Mundos Hotel and the Floridita Bar.
 16:00 hrs. Return to the hotels.
 19:00 hrs. Evening dedicated to the Cigar Rollers.
Laguito Protocol Hall.
Thursday, March 3rd  
08:30 hrs. Departure from the hotels.
09:00-12:00 hrs. Visit to Habanos factories.
 12:30 hrs. Departure from factories to “El Litoral” Restaurant for lunch.
 15:00 hrs. Old Havana mythic bars and cafés tour.
 16:30 hrs. Return to the hotels. Free Evening.
 Friday, March 4th
 09:00 hrs. Departure from the hotels to Palacio de Convenciones. Closure of the International Habanosommelier Final Contest.
 10:30-11:00 hrs. Coffee break
 11:00-12:00 hrs. Master Conference.
 12:00- 13.00 hrs. Closing of the Seminar and Trade Fair.
Awarding Ceremony:
  • Best stand by categories.
  • Winner of the International Habanosommelier Contest.
 13:00 hrs. Farewell Lunch at “El Bucán” restaurant
 19:30 hrs. Gala Evening dedicated to Cohiba on its 50th Anniversary.
Traditional Humidor Auction. PABEXPO.

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