Celebrating the world’s best tobacco

From February 29 through March 4, Havana will have the pleasure of hosting the 18th Habano Festival, the country’s largest celebration of Premium (hand rolled) cigars, an event which will be dedicated to the country’s most emblematic and exclusive brand, Cohiba, celebrating its 50th anniversary.

In honor of the occasion, new products from both its special edition and standard lines will be presented, stated Inocente Núñez Blanco, co-president of the joint venture Habanos S.A representing the Cuban side, speaking to Granma International at the Miramar Trade Center.

Núñez noted that Cohiba’s 50th anniversary make this year’s event extra special, while at press time more than 1,600 participants from 60 countries are confirmed to attend, including distributors, cigar enthusiasts and “people who love and are familiar with the strength and quality of premium Cuban cigars. Participants come to sample the products and interact with one another, as well as explore future business opportunities in the field,” he stated.

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