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Humidors Auction 2003

Lot No. 1 PERRENOUD HUMIDOR Humidor with capacity for 400 cigars, decorated by the Cuban painter Carlos Boix. Elaborated and donated by the Swiss company Michel Perrenoud. The humidor is accompanied by a box of each of the Habanos brands: Cohiba, Montecristo, Romeo y Julieta, Partagás and Hoyo de Monterrey....

2003 Feb , 28

Fifth International Cigar Festival Gala Dinner

The Fifth International Cigar Festival rolled down the curtain last Feb. 28 with a gala dinner held in Pabexpo Fairgrounds. All participants and invitees –who spent the last five days delving into the mythical and larger-than-life realm of Cuban cigars- attended the closing ceremony. Besides sampling the best stogies and...

2003 Feb , 28

An Extraordinary International Fashion Show

Fashion has always been an example of art and history. French and Cuban designers joined their work to celebrate, together with the participants, the 5th Habanos Festival, devoted to the 150th Anniversary of the arrival of cigars to the Old World. Exclusivity, beauty and harmony described the show presented at...

2003 Feb , 27

Final the Whisky & Cigar Challenge

After listening to a Scottish gait, all the participants of the 5th Habanos Festival had the opportunity to select the best combination of whisky and cigar, well-known products worldwide. Attending this event were His Excellency Mr. Paul Hare, Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the United Kingdom in Cuba, the Director...

2003 Feb , 27

Entrevista a Manuel García

Q: Can you talk about the main characteristics of Habanos Festival, an event that has become a tradition? This year we celebrate the 5th Habanos Festival, event that has become a tradition among smokers and lovers of the Habanos. This is a festival that every year gathers more participants having a...

2003 Feb , 26

Inauguration of the Theoretical Seminar of the 5th Habanos Festival

On February 27th, the Theoretical Seminar in the framework of the 5th Habanos Festival was inaugurated. This important meeting was presided by Eusebio Leal, Historian of the City, Oscar Basulto and Jaime García-Andrades, co-presidents of Habanos S.A., as well as other renowned personalities of this prestigious company. After the opening...

2003 Feb , 25

Inauguration of the Commercial Fair at the Festival

Yesterday, the Commercial Fair of the 5th Habanos Festival was inaugurated at the Convention Center. At this fair, around 40 expositors from 10 countries take part, presenting examples of the culture developed during this year regarding the Cuban cigar. Raúl de la Nuez, Minister of Foreign Trade; Abraham Maciques, Director...

2003 Feb , 25

Welcome Night Party at TROPICANA

Habanos Festival in the Cuban capital The traditional Habanos Festival was inaugurated last February 24th, at Tropicana Cabaret. This renowned event, which will last until February 28th, gathers exclusive distributors, professional and lovers of good smoking. In this opportunity, the Festival will celebrate the 510th Anniversary of the arrival of...

2003 Feb , 24


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