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24th Habano Festival starts as a highlight for Cuba

Havana, Feb 26 (Prensa Latina) The start in this capital of the 24th edition of the Havana Cigar Festival is a highlight for this country, because this event prevails despite economic difficulties and other setbacks.

This meeting, scheduled from February 26 to March 1, has the attention not only of the world’s cigar smokers, but also of producers and professionals of the industrial sector related to this article.

Despite the impact of the Covid-19 and trade restrictions imposed on this country by the United States as part of the blockade, the meeting was held and sought digital formulas to continue its relationship with those who serve cigars on the planet.

Now, the new version of the meeting has an impact on more than 1,000 people from some 70 countries, in person, and a good number of people who follow the meeting electronically.

A press conference for the first day, the opening of the Trade Fair and different meetings of the organizers welcome the first day of sessions, usually held at the Palacio de las Convenciones in Havana.

As in previous years, the Festival has scheduled delegates’ visits to plantations in the western part of the island and to tobacco torcido factories.

Also included are the Habanos World Challenge Contest, the Habanos-related exhibits, such as utensils, humidors and works of art, among other products.

This year’s honored brands are Quai D Orsay and Trinidad (55th Anniversary), very special and claimed by demanding smokers. International Seminar, Habanos Moments, keynote lectures, tastings and various meetings complement a very interesting program.

And as always, the closing ceremony is scheduled for the Pabexpo fairgrounds, where 1,200 people have already confirmed their attendance.