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1/03/2018

The 20th edition of the Festival highlights Habanos as a symbol of tradition and exclusiveness, since the best premium cigars have captivated men and women worldwide for centuries, who prefer their originality, exquisiteness and aromatic texture, so they can be perfectly paired with wines and spirits. 

1/03/2018

Listening to Cuban writer, essayist, ethnologist, researcher and artist Natalia Bolivar is always a privilege. If she speaks within the framework of the Habano Festival, that privilege is twice as much enlightening. Her vast knowledge of Cuban culture allows her to shed new lights on the evolution of the tobacco history and define, from interesting perspectives, the relation between tobacco and religions on the island nation.

28/02/2018

A Habano lover never ever scants or skimps on the time to puff on a good cigar. It’s a process that kicks off with the touch and then, nearly unconsciously, wafts up to the nose… The Habano is lit up and its slow, even burning trumpets the coming of a unique moment.

28/02/2018

The originality and exclusiveness of Cuban cigars are the outcome of the historic evolution of cigar-making in Cuba.The International Seminar, hosted by the 20th Habano Festival, offered a master class on the cultural historic significance of the Cuban cigar industry, given by Ph.D. in Historic Sciences and president of the Jose Marti National Library, Eduardo Torres Cuevas.

 

28/02/2018

Beyond a simple process within the Habano-making chain, cigar-rolling is a captivating experience that requires expertise and high detail level. On Wednesday, attendees to the 20th Habano Festival had the opportunity to test their skills in the making of a figurado (torpedo), as part of the most traditional and suggestive initiatives offered by this event.

28/02/2018

In a bid to increase the knowledge on the premium cigar realm, the International Seminar was inaugurated by Habanos S.A’s top executives within the framework of the 20th Festival on the best cigar on the planet.

28/02/2018

The genetic improvement of Cuban tobacco is one of the keys to Habanos’ quality

28/02/2018

The special tasting session on Wednesday featuring Brandies Torres and Habanos was one of the most significant moments of the 20th Habano Festival, an experience that put on the table –all in the same breath and in complete harmony- two unique products with no peers on the face of the planet.

28/02/2018

Although Carlos Gardel’s famous tango underlines that 20 years are not big deal, that’s enough time for the Habano Festival to assess its contribution to the promotion of the tobacco culture and values behind the best premium cigars of the world.

28/02/2018

Faces of world personalities dedicated to different activities have been linked to the creation of Habano brands