The organizers stated that the new edition of the Festival will feature national and international musical stars.
For five days, this annual event dedicated to the Habanos will reveal the island’s tobacco news.
The welcome night will be dedicated to Hoyo de Monterrey brand and its Reserva Cosecha 2012, and will feature a concert with Alexander Abreu, trumpeter and composer, winner of a Latin Grammy, and his band Havana D’ Primera.
Meanwhile, during the gala and closing ceremony, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of Cohiba, Cuban pianist and composer, winner of five Grammy and three Latin Grammys, Chucho Valdes, will perform.
Estrella Morente, singer of Spanish flamenco music, and Jorge Drexler, Uruguayan composer and singer, who won an Oscar prize and two Latin Grammy awards, will accompany Valdes that night.
The Festival also includes the 15th Edition of the International Competition Habanosommelier, proving the relationship of wine, food, Cuban Premium cigars, and this time will also choose the Master of Masters, among the champions of recent editions.
Participants in the Festival will visit El Laguito (Cohiba) factory, old residential mansion, built in neoclassical style in the 20s of the last century, and it initially was the Cigar Rollers School.