Scheduled Activities for the the 17th Habano Festival


As tradition goes, Habanos S.A. attended the international show of tobacco products and accessories for smokers, Inter-Tabac, which took place at the German city of Dortmund on September 19-21, 2014. The event was also the setting of choice for the company to celebrate the 20th anniversary of its foundation with a gala dinner.


Habanos S.A.’s booth was very acclaimed during the 28th edition of the Tax Free World Association Exhibition, held on October 26-31, 2014 in Palais des Festival, Cannes, France.


On May 6 – 7, the Convention Center of Tallink (Estonia) hosted the 2014 edition of Tallink Ferry Line Fair.

This show gathered over two hundred suppliers from 40 countries, who currently supply products to the fleet’s onboard stores.


The three finalists endured a rigorous test that consisted of cutting the tip off and lighting up a habano, making a descriptive tasting and doing a pairing with a number of drinks

Miguel Antonio Mendez, a representative from Spain, came out the winner of the International Habanosommelier Contest within the framework of the 16th Habano Festival, a competition for which contesters from half a dozen other nations –UAE, Costa Rica, France, UK, Russia and Cuba- signed up.


The popular British crooner and songwriter offered his art to guests attending the Gala Dinner that brought down the curtains of the 16th Habano Festival

World-class pop star Tom Jones was one of the boldface names that attended the 16th Habano Festival, an event that came to an end Friday night with a gala dinner and a humidor auction that raked in over a million dollars for Cuba’s healthcare system.


Outstanding companies from Cuba and overseas dared to match a premium cigar with an assortment of drinks


The pairing between these two products met the expectations –and beyond- of delegates and guests attending the Habano Festival


Guests attending the 16th Habano Festival checked out the process to manufacture the world’s finest cigars


After thoroughly checking the ash burned by some candidates, the winner of the contest to get the longest habano ash will be announced today