Glamour, Cinema and Habanos

“El laguito” dressed in its best garment. Guests to the Gala Supper were welcomed by the sonorities of a Big Band that played outstanding melodies. Right were the announcers when saying: the supper predicted a true party to the senses. Taking the menu on one’s hands. Lingering at the extremely...

2004 Feb , 27

Awards of the Commercial Fair Conferred

Ritos, Brascuba, and Comercial Cubacafé were awarded for the Best Modular Stand Design, the Free Stand Free Design, and the Most Visited Stand, respectively, as we learned on Friday at the VI Habanos Festival Closing. The rewards were conferred upon the decision made by a jury composed of prestigious communicators...

2004 Feb , 27

Humidors Auction 2004

Lot No. I SAN CRISTOBAL DE LA HABANA HUMIDOR San Cristóbal de La Habana brand was introduced into the market for the first time on November 16, 1999. In spite of its recent history and due to the importance of its name and the quality of its sizes, both Habanos,...

2004 Feb , 27

Ibérico Ham at VI Habano Festival

Camilo José Cela, Spain’s winner of the Nobel prize for literature and devoted fan of this exquisite product, described ibérico ham as “A morsel to be savoured by the fortunate. All those who enjoy gourmet cuisine with a passion would most centainly agree, since ibérico ham is undoubtedly one of...

2004 Feb , 26

Perfect Brotherhood 2004 Whisky and Cigar Challenge

Macallan Cask Strength and Partagás Pirámide make the perfect brotherhood, according to the final verdict of the Whisky and Cigar Challenge Contest, presided by Damian Riley-Smith, director of the Scottish Whisky Magazine. A total of 400 judges gathered on Thursday afternoon to taste, together with the Habanos Montecristi No. 2...

2004 Feb , 26

Presentation of Montecristo Fashion Project

With and elegant exhibition, “Arcotêxteis” industrial group presented this Thursday the Montecristo Fashion Project, which is included within the strategy of diversification of brands owned by Habanos S.A. Corporation. The Iberian market is where Montecristo Deleggend collections will be introduced first – said Paulo Vaz, director of the Portuguese project,...

2004 Feb , 26

Royalty in the Iberian Ham

As an unavoidable exquisiteness was the Royal Iberian Ham ranked during its presentation and tasting, on Thursday, at El Bucán Restaurant, in the Conventions Palace. Miguel Ulibarri, Manager of the Consortium of the most emblematic Iberian ham producing companies in Spain, was in charge of the exhibition, where he described...

2004 Feb , 26

Images of an Anticipated News Chronicle

A board of round, very white tables adorned with peculiar exquisiteness claimed for lovers of good smoking at the terrace of the emblematic Club Habana in the Cuban capital. Then, the site had on other company but the wind, while the service personnel endeavoured to finalised every detail for the...

2004 Feb , 24

Miguel Barnet Imparts a Master Lecture

Miquel Barnet, President of the Fernando Ortíz Foundation and Vice-President of the Union of Cuban Writers and Artists (UNEAC) attended for the first time the International Seminar taking place within the framework of the Habanos Festival in order to impart a Master Lecture. The link of Havana City with the...

2004 Feb , 24

International Seminar Started

On tuesday the International Seminar of the VI Habanos Festival was inaugurated with the assistance of Manuel Garcia Morejon, Commercial Vice-President of the Habanos S.A. Corporation. Among the planned activities offered during this event was, the Master Class “How to roll a Robusto cigar”, the presentation of the project “Monectristo...

2004 Feb , 24


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