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Author Archives: Alexandre Avellar

habanos festival 2020

22nd Habanos Festival with a Surprise Ending

22nd Habanos Festival with a Surprise Ending

From February 24th to 28th 2,200 enthusiasts gathered in Havana to celebrate cigar culture. The Habanos Festival ended with a record breaking 4,27 million Euros raised at the traditional humidor auction at the Gala Dinner. All activities during the festival offered some surprises for the attendees from more than 60 countries.

New Humidor Series

New humidor series celebrates Partagás 175th Anniversary

For the second consecutive year Habanos S.A. picks the Sunday preceding the Habanos Festival to present a new release to the specialised press. The Partagás Tropicales (175mm by 54) was presented at the Hotel Packard at Havana for a selected group of 70 journalists from more than 35 countries that are attending the festival.

Festival Origens 2019

Festival Origens 2019 Edition

For the third consecutive year, the city of Cachoeira at brazilian northeast state of Bahia hosted more than 80 people to celebrate the four C’s of Bahia (Cachaça, Cigars, Coffee and Chocolate) from October 17th to 20th. The innovation on this year’s program was the introduction of a nautical route reviving the route used on


Cohiba Cleared to Be Sold in Brazil

In the past few days in Brazil there have been discussions about the future of the Cohiba brand in the country. It all started due to ANVISA (Brazilian regulatory agency for food, drugs and tobacco, amoung other products) recently barring sales of the brand’s cigars. The agency had detected the presence of sorbic acid in Cohiba samples, and any substance added to tobacco products is forbidden in the country.