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20th Habanos Festival: Registration opens

The Habanos Festival, the most prestigious event dedicated to Premium Cigars will be held in La Habana from February 26th to March 2nd, 2018.  Its 20th Edition, bodes a wide  program of activities that combines the knowledge about the Habano and the enjoyment of the latest novelties of

In this 20th edition, the Habanos brands that will play a special leading role will be as follows: Cohiba, the flagship of all , presenting its first Reserva, Cosecha 2014, and Partagás Línea Maduro with a great acceptance in its first launching on 2015 of which will be launched two new vitolas.

Moreover, the 20th Habanos Festival will include many of the initiatives that have made this annual event famous worldwide and with  a great acceptance among the attendees of the Festival over the years, such as: visits to the tobacco plantations, tours to the most famous Habanos factories; lectures and practical sessions within the International Seminar; the “Alianza Habanos” (Alliance with Habanos), the International Habanosommelier contest, and the Habanos World Challenge Contest which will celebrate its first edition in 2018.

The closing of the 20th Habanos Festival will take place on March 2nd, 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

The registration period for the next Habano Festival will be open between 13th  to 24th of November. You may register for its activities through the Habanos, S.A. Website (www.habanos.com). As every year the quantities of places will be limited for each activity. The registration form (the only official one to be registered for the Habano Festival) will be active until the places available are completed.

We kindly remind you that this procedure is only a request of participation. The final registration for each activity will only be effective once is confirmed through the formal email: registrofestival2018@habanos.cu.

As a novelty this year, will be the payment method to formalize the registration process which will be as follows:

Habanos, S.A. will issue an invoice to make the corresponding payment on December 18th, 2017. So, it will be very important to stand out an email in the registration process for sending the corresponding invoice.

The payment must be done through:

Bank Details

Beneficiary: Corporación, Habanos, S.A.
Bank: Sabadell /Sucursal 0072
Address: Príncipe de Vergara 125, Madrid, Spain.
Account: 0081 0300 60 0001790883
Iban: ES15 0081 0300 6000 0179 0883
SWIFT: BSABESBB

USD currency won´t be accepted.

Bank transfers will only be accepted in EUROS, at the rate exchange in force on the day of the transfer.

The discounts or commissions for bank transfers will be assumed in each case by the party making the payment. Habanos, S.A.  must receive full payment for the activity or full package, accordingly.

Bank transfers cannot be done through, neither North-American Banks nor any of their branches offices due to the risk funds may be freezed. A copy of the bank swift when they make the transfer will be sent to Habanos, S.A. in order to facilitate a rapid identification of the sender.

Once payment is received, a ticket duly signed and coined will be sent to be presented for picking up the invitations or registration of the event if required.

Logistics

Transfer in bus to the event sessions and programmed activities as well as visit to plantations, you should be addressed to Havanatur Agency.  Price for the bus transfer to the Festival activities is: 99.00 cuc.

For further information contact:

Eventos e Incentivos  
Havanatur Receptivo T&T  
Caridad Sagó Email: sago@havanatur.cu
Grisel Blanco Email: gbpino@havanatur.cu
Phone: 72019780 / 7201977 / 72019861 / 72047412

Prices of the activities

Activity

Prices of the 20th Habanos Festival 2018
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 500,00
Gala Evening 700,00
Total 2075,00

Reserves and Regiatrations

General Information and activities contact:

General Mail: registrofestival2018@habanos.cu
Mrs. Yamilet Emanueli  
Marketing Division  
E-mail: yemanueli@habanos.cu
Mrs. Amaralis Bersagui  
Marketing Division  
Email: a.bersagui@habanos.cu

Press contact:

Mrs. Daymí Difurniao Rodríguez  
Marketing Division  
Email: ddifurniao@habanos.cu

 

The Havana-based company, jointly owned by the Cuban industry and the British Imperial Tobacco Group, which markets all 27 Habanos brands worldwide.
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 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.