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19th Habanos Festival: Registration next to begin

The most prestigious international event dedicated to Premium Cigars is back!

xix_habanos_festivalThe 19th Habanos Festival edition will be held in La Habana from February 27th to March 3rd, 2017. Following the successful formula that has made famous this event around the world, the Festival will include a comprehensive program of activities that combines the knowledge about the and the enjoyment of the latest novelties of

In this edition, the Habanos brands that will play a special leading role will be as follows: H. Upmann, presenting its first Gran Reserva, Cosecha 2011, Quai d’Orsay and Montecristo with the launching of new vitolas in their regular series.

Moreover, the 19th Habanos Festival will include many of the initiatives that have made this annual event famous worldwide and with a great acceptance among the participants of the Festival over the years, such as: visits to the tobacco plantations, meeting the most distinguished growers; tours to the most famous Habanos factories; lectures and practical sessions within the International Seminar; the “Alianza Habanos” (Alliance with Habanos) and the International Habanosommelier contest, which will celebrate its sixteenth edition in 2017.

The closing of the 19th Habanos Festival will take place on March 3rd, 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, which will feature major developments and the proceeds, as is tradition, will go entirely to the Cuban Public Health system.

Registration Procedure

If you are interested in attending the upcoming Habanos Festival, you may register for its activities through the Habanos, S.A. website (www.habanos.com). The registration period will be open to the public next Wednesday, November 23rd, from 4pm (GMT). Like every year the quantities of places will be limited for each activity. The registration form (the only official one to be registered for the Habanos Festival) will be active until the places available are completed.

We kindly remind you that filling this procedure the applicant sends a request of participation. The final registration for each activity will only be effective when the Habanos Festival Organizer Committee confirm the applicant its registration by a formal email.

Prices of the Registration

Activity

Prices of the 19th Habanos Festival 2017
Price in CUC / $
Welcoming Evening 350,00
Visits to Tobacco Plantations 85,00
International Seminar 400,00
Visit to Habanos Factories 40,00
Intermediate Evening 450,00
Gala Evening 700,00
Total 2025,00
The official Denominación de Origen Protegida (D.O.P.), or Protected Denomination of Origin used only to describe the most outstanding brands of cigars, which are manufactured in Cuba to the most exacting standards established by the Regulatory Council, from tobaccos grown only in particular areas of the island that are also protected as Denominations of Origin. In English the word translates as Havanas, which are widely considered to be the best cigars in the world.
The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.
The finest tobacco-growing land in the world, Vuelta Abajo is the main source of tobacco for Habanos, and the only zone that grows all types of leaf: wrappers, fillers and binders. A Protected Denomination of Origin.