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Love Cuban Cigars? The Habanos Festival Is About to Showcase the Island’s Most Celebrated Stogies
Cuba hosts the annual festival from February 24 to 28.
BY RICHARD CARLETON HACKER ON FEBRUARY 17, 2020
From February 24 to 28, Habanos—the official government marketing agency for Cuban cigars—will be hosting the 22nd Habanos Festival, an annual celebration of Cuban cigars that attracts ardent lovers of the leaf from all over the world.
During this five-day event, three of the island’s most celebrated cigars will be spotlighted: opening night festivities will be dedicated to Bolivar; midweek the 85th anniversary of Montecristo will be celebrated; and at the black-tie closing dinner—which will include charity auctions for one-of-a-kind handcrafted humidors and boxes of cigars—the 145th anniversary of Romeo y Julieta will be commemorated.
Scheduled activities will include visits to tobacco plantations in the Partido region of the island, tours of the famous La Corona and…
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