|10:00-16:00 hrs.||Registration at the Havana International Conference Center.|
|09:30 hrs.||Press Conference. Submission of the Press Dossier. XII Festival. *(Room 3 International Conference Center)|
|10:00-16:00 hrs.||Registration at the International Conference Center.|
|10.30-17.00 hrs.||Preliminary Habanosommelier. (Room 5, by invitation)|
|14:00 hrs.||Inauguration of the Fair-related Exhibition.|
|14.30 hrs.||Preliminary: Habanos/Tequila Alliance. (Room 6, by invitation)|
|19:00 hrs.||Welcome Evening. Gran Teatro de la Habana. Presentation of launches 2010
Exclusive concert of Maestro Chucho Valdés and guest musicians.
Welcome Cocktail: Carpentier Room of the Gran Teatro de la Habana.
Visit to Vuelta Abajo plantations, Pinar del Río.
Inauguration of the International Seminar.
Main commercial results of Habanos S. A. in 2009. Novelties 2010.
Mr. Manuel García Morejón, Commercial Vice-president Habanos S.A. (Room 4)
|10.30-11.15 hrs.||Master conference: “How to date Habanos boxes? “ by Mr. Simon Chase (Room 4).|
|11.15-11.45 hrs.||Coffee Break|
Master class on the technique of rolling a Habano totally by hand. How to make a Laguito No.2?
Conducted by Mr. Arnaldo Ovalles,
|13:15-14:45 hrs.||Lunch at “El Bucán” restaurant.|
|15:00-16:30 hrs.||“Flavors and aromas”: For the enjoyment of combinations of Habanos with coffee, Armagnac, Brandy, Cuban rums and other products.|
Evening: “Women in Habanos”.
Presentation of a new size specially dedicated to women.
Museo de Bellas Artes (Museum of Fine Arts).
|09:00-12:00 hrs.||Visit to Habanos factories La Corona and El Laguito|
|12.30-14.00 hrs.||Lunch at “El Bucán” restaurant.|
|14.00-15:00 hrs.||Panel: Habanos-Vintage.
Conducted by Mr. James Suckling. (Room 4)
Final Alianza Habanos/Tequilas.
Conducted by Mr. Adargelio Garrido, Habanos S.A. and the Tequila Regulatory Council (Room 3)
|17:30 hrs.||Private screening of “Cosi” with the presence of the Director Christopher Menaul, the producer Stephen Evans and the actresses Sarah Brightman and Mia Maestro.|
|20:00 hrs.||Dinner offered by ICT (by invitation).|
|10.00-11:30 hrs.||Final of the Habanosommelier Contest (Room 3)|
|11:30-12:30 hrs.||Master Conference: “The Spirit of Smoke. A Taino Ritual for Cohiba” by historian José Antonio García, researcher from the “José Martí” National Library of Cuba. (Room 4).|
Festival closing ceremony. (Room 4)
Awarding of Prizes:
|13:00 hrs.||Farewell lunch at “El Bucán” restaurant.|
Gala Evening dedicated to Cohiba and its new line.
PABEXPO. Room C.