The entire process to produce that genuine vegetable gem called Habano is now compiled in The World of the Habano, a book and multimedia designed for experts, connoisseurs and aficionados willing to delve into the passionate realm of Cuban tobacco.
The battle among brands other than Cuba’s and The Book of Habanos were the topics of the master lecture keynoted this Friday by Simon Chase, a British connoisseur and expert on the realm of Cuban cigars.
Over fifty artists have sent their works for the second edition of the Habanos in Images Contest that this time around will address the world of photography.
Those attending the 15th Habano Festival huddled at the Habanos Art Gallery, this time around nestled in the Partagas factory.
This character –he can’t be unlinked to the everyday going of Cuba’s cigar factories– emerged as a need back in the 19th century in order to entertain cigar rollers during the course of their shifts.
The 15th Habano Festival will pave the way for two arts to come closer together than they’ve always been: the artworks of fine artists Rene de la Nuez and Roberto Salas, and the works of unsung heroes who pour their best craftiness into the making of Habanos
The diva of Buena Vista Social Club, Omara Portuondo, will be basking in the limelight this year in the closing ceremony of the 15th Habano Festival. Although she admits that she doesn’t smoke, she can’t escape from the magic tradition that tags along with Cuban premium cigars
El Mundo del Habano is the title of the new book launched by the Regulating Council of Protected Denomination of Origin (DOP) Habanos and other Cuban tobacco producers within the framework of FIHAV 2012.
Por tercera ocasión se reunieron en Curazao los miembros del Club de Fumadores de Habanos en el ya tradicional restauran de comida cubana e internacional “Mr. Congas”, esta vez para recordar y disfrutar de las composiciones del afamado cantante y compositor de música tradicional cubana Compay Segundo, el cual, entre otros muchos premios, recibió el galardón de “Hombre Habano” en la categoría de comunicación por su devoto amor a los Habanos.
The opening of the 14th Habano Festival at the Karl Marx Theater promises to be an unforgettable evening. The show, defined by its creator Augusto Enriquez as a Cuban divertimento, mixes several musical genres with singular wit accompanied by some well-known friend performers.