From February 22nd to 26th 2010, Cuba will become the main stage for the largest international meeting for the lovers of the best tobacco in the world: the Habanos. As every year, the event renders tribute to Habanos’ brands, this year particularly to Cohiba and to Romeo y Julieta, including an event specially aimed at women and Habanos.
Attendees will have the chance to taste the new vitolas Habanos, S.A. will launch to the markets throughout 2010, and to experience first hand the secrets of a deep-rooted centuries old tradition.
Habanos, S.A. invites you to enjoy a whole week of pleasure among friends with a common link: the passion for the Habano.
The festival programme includes the traditional activities during this unforgettable week, such as:
- Visit to cigar factories
- Trade fair
- Tastings and pairing ups
- Habanosommelier contest
- How to roll a Habano
- Visit to tobacco plantations
On February 22nd, the event begins with the Welcome evening, which includes the Habanos, S.A. novelties 2010 presentation, and the nominations for the “Premio Habano” awards. They will be followed by a private concert of Maestro Chucho Valdés (who has received again the Garmmy Latino award this year) and his guests.
The closing of the Festival will be held on February 26th with the Gala Dinner that includes the traditional auction.
Habanos S.A. and the TABACUBA business group will be honored with your presence.
Mr. Oscar Basulto Torres Mr. Buenaventura Jiménez Sánchez-Cañete
Chairmen of the Organizing Committee