The XIX Habanos Festival

Havana. Cigar smokers won't want to miss this annual celebration of the Cuban stogie. Run by the official state cigar company, Habanos, S.A., events include lectures, factory visits, tastings, and a gala dinner with an auction of rare cigars. Late February.

The XVIII Habanos Festival is opening its doors today to host the largest international event for lovers of the world’s finest tobacco: the Habano. In this edition, the festival will pay tribute to Cohiba, the most distinguished and exclusive brand of Habanos that is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

One of the key releases this year is the Cohiba Medio Siglo, in a vitola forming part of Línea 1492 that pays tribute to the Cohiba brand’s 50th anniversary.

Further to the launch in the brand’s regular product portfolio, Cohiba has also presented two important special editions. The first consists of a special edition of vintage-style humidors limited to 1966 numbered drawers, with the exclusive Cohiba Majestuosos 1966 vitola and in a unique format (58mm ring gauge x 150 mm length).

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