Festival del Habano

Sunday, February 23th

10:00 hrs. - 16:00 hrs.

Registration. Convention Center.

Monday, February 24th

09:00 hrs.-16:00 hrs.

Registration. Convention Center.

10:00 hrs.-11:00 hrs.

Press Conference. Convention Center (Room 4)

11:30 hrs.-17:00 hrs.

3rd Habanos World Challenge Preliminary Contest (Room 3)

14:00 hrs.-14:30 hrs

Trade Fair Opening

19:00 hrs.

Welcome evening devoted to Bolívar brand.
Club Habana

Tuesday, February 25th

09:00-16:00 hrs.

Registration. Convention Center.

07:00-13:00 hrs.

Visit to tobacco plantations, Partido Zone (D.O.P) San Antonio de los Baños, Artemisa.

Wednesday, February 26th

09:00-16:00 hrs.

Registration. Convention Center.

09:30-09:45 hrs.

International Seminar Opening. Convention Center (Room 4)

09:45-10:45 hrs.

Master Lecture “Habanos and its brands” by Ciro Bianchi (Room 3)

10:45-11:15 hrs.

Coffee break

11:15-12:30 hrs.

Master Class on rolling technique "Totally handmade".
"The making of a parejo cigar" by Miguel Barzaga (Room 1)

12:45-14:15 hrs.

Lunch. "El Bucán" Restaurant.

14:30-15:30 hrs.

Master Lecture (Room 3).
"El Bello Habano" by Reynaldo González

15:45-17:00 hrs.

Habanos Alliance (Room 1)

19:00 hrs.

Evening dedicated to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of La Casa del Habano and 85th Anniversary of the Montecristo brand. "El Laguito" (Protocol Room)

Thursday, February 27th

09:00-16:00 hrs.

Registration. Convention Center.

09:00-12:00 hrs.

Visit to Habanos Factories "La Corona" and "Partagás"

12:30-14:30 hrs.

Lunch at "El Bucán" Restaurant

14:45-16:00 hrs.

Special Tasting (Room 1)

16:15-17:30 hrs.

Habanos Moments (Rooms 3 and 4)

Friday, February 28th

09:00-13:00 hrs.

Registration. Convention Center.

09:30-12:00 hrs.

Final of the Habanos World Challenge Contest (Room 1)

12:00-12:30 hrs.

Coffee break

12:30-13:00 hrs.

Zenith and Habanos presentation (Habanos´ Stand)

13:00-14:00 hrs.

Closure of the Seminar and Trade Fair (Room 4)
Awarding Ceremony to Best stands by category and winners of the Habanos World Challenge Contest.

14:00-15:30 hrs.

Farewell lunch at "El Bucán" Restaurant

19:00 hrs.

Gala Evening dedicated to Romeo y Julieta brand.
Traditional Humidor´s Auction. PABEXPO (Room C)


Due to the actual capacity of the halls where the activities of participation will take place (pairings, cigar-rolling class, etc.), the access to these rooms will be limited and it will be possible by presentation of the corresponding ticket only..