Top Artists Scheduled To Perform At XVIII Habanos Festival In Havana
February 24, 2016 at 12:32 PM (PT)
CHUCHO VALDES, ESTRELLA MORENTE and JORE DREXLER are among the artists scheduled to paytribute to the COHIBA brand at this year's XVIII HABANOS FESTIVAL in HAVANA, FEBRUARY 29th through MARCH 4th.
The attendees will visit the world's most emblematic HABANOS factory, EL LAGUITO, the parent company of the COHIBA cigar brand.
At the XV INTERNATIONAL HABANOSOMMELIER contest, the "MAESTRO DE MAESTROS" will be chosen among the winners of all the previous editions.
This annual event dedicated to HABANO cigars will gather more than 1,500 attendees from over 50 countries that will discover this year's major launches in an exclusive and inspiring setting.
The WELCOME EVENT dedicated to the HOYO DE MONTERREY RESERVA COSECHA 2012, will feature ALEXANDER ABREU, renowned trumpet player, composer and winner of a LATIN GRAMMY, and his group HAVANA D'PRIMERA to close the evening. The GALA EVENING, in tribute to COHIBA on its 50th Anniversary, will feature performances by such distinguished artists as CHUCHO VALDES, the CUBAN pianist and composer, winner of five GRAMMYs and three LATIN GRAMMYs; ESTRELLA MORENTE, the SPANISH FLAMENCO singer; and JORGE DREXLER, the URUGUAYAN singer and songwriter, winner of an OSCAR and two LATIN GRAMMYs. They will share the stage with rising popular international names in CUBAN music such as ALAIN PEREZ, GEIDI CHAPMAN and CUCU DIAMANTES.