19th Habanos Festival
The 19th Habanos Festival edition will take place in La Habana from February 27th to March 3rd, 2017. It will keep the comprehensive program of traditional activities that combines the knowledge about the Habano and the enjoyment of the latest novelties of Habanos, S.A.
In this XIX edition, the Habanos brands that will play a special leading role will be as follows: H. Upmann, presenting its first Gran Reserva, Cosecha 2011, Quai d’Orsay and Montecristo with the launching of new vitolas in their regular series.
Moreover, in this the Habanos Festival edition will include many of the initiatives that have made this annual event famous worldwide and with a great acceptance among the participants of the Festival over the years, such as: visits to the Vuelta Abajo tobacco plantations, tours to the most famous Habanos factories; lectures and practical sessions within the International Seminar; the “Alianza Habanos” (Alliance with Habanos) and the International Habanosommelier contest, which will celebrate its sixteenth edition in 2017.
The closing of the 19th Habanos Festival will take place on March 3rd. The evening will come to an end with the traditional Humidor’s Auction, which will feature major developments and the proceeds, as is tradition, will go entirely to the Cuban Public Health system.