Cigars, Havana Cigar Festival

2015 Havana Cigar Festival: Day V

The 2015 Havana Cigar Festival concluded with a gala dinner at Pabexpo in Havana’s Siboney neighborhood. The night was dedicated to to the 80th anniversary of the Montecristo brand. Throughout the dinner guests were entertained by various musical numbers while they smoked cigars handed out after each course. The cigars included Montecristo Media Corona, Habano Montecristo Edmundo, Habano Montecristo Churchill Añejados and a special edition released to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the famous Havana cigar brand. Present at the dinners were Hilton Hotel heiress Paris Hilton and supermodel Naomi Campbell; the two celebrities were visiting the island for the weekend.

The event finalized with an auction of various humidors made by the different factories. The earnings of the auction amounted to a total of 600,000 euros (671,925 USD) and were donated entirely to the Cuban health system.

Above is a video with some of the highlights of the evening. Enjoy!