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26/02/2015

Although the Auction of the Habanos Humidor took place for the first time in 1994, it is also a good occasion to celebrate this event that by its own right has become one of the most important moments of the Habanos Festival.

26/02/2015

The contest to get the longest burning ash drew once again one of the largest turnouts at the Habano Festival. This Friday, winners will be announced

26/02/2015

A master lecture entitled “Habanos and the Arts: Fire Kisses”, penned by David Kesell, was presented by Antonio Fernandez, an art critic with over 40 years of experience under his belt and a member of the National Association of Fine Arts attached to Cuba’s League of Writers and Artists

25/02/2015

The 25th anniversary of La Casa del Habano was celebrated with a special function in which the 20 founding houses of this major franchise were honored

25/02/2015

From the Intl. Conference Center in Havana, guests who attended a Master Lecture entitled “150 Years of Cigar Factory Readers” –some blandishing jackknives and others slightly thumping the tables with their hands- took part in the ritual of this traditional activity that has lived out in the Cuban cigar factories

25/02/2015

“It’s always a pleasure to have you around here every year,” said Jorge Luis Fernandez Maique, Marketing vice president with Habanos S.A. during the opening of the 17th Habano Festival’s International Seminar

25/02/2015

The Master Lesson on Hand Rolling, held within the framework of the 17th Habano Festival, gathered scores of enthusiasts eager to delve deeper into the secrets of making the world’s finest cigars

24/02/2015

One of the most anticipated moments of the Habano Festival is the grand tour around the Pinar del Rio’s tobacco plantations. This time up, over 250 delegates attending the event –businesspeople, members of the mass media and habano aficionados- visited the tobacco-growing region of Vuelta Abajo, nicknamed the very best of both Cuba and the world

23/02/2015

The festival’s opening night went all expectations one better with the launch of the first-ever Gran Reserva by Romeo y Julieta in its celebrated  Wide Churchills vitola –a token of the brand worldwide

23/02/2015

A new edition of the event celebrating the world’s best tobacco 

Three new launches will be exclusively available for tasting by attendees: Romeo y Julieta Gran Reserva Cosecha 2009, Montecristo 80 Aniversario and the La Gloria Cubana vitolas Pirámides and Robustos Extra 

In 2014, the Habanos Group recorded a turnover 2014 of 439 million dollars