Virtual Habanos World Days 202155th anniversary of COHIBA.

Habanos World Days 2021 - this virtual event is taking place for the first time. It lasts from May 4 to 6. So you can travel to Havana from the comfort of your own computer, tablet or smartphone and celebrate the 55th anniversary of the top Habanos brand Cohiba together with aficionados from all over the world. Organizing an event like this, in which the participants take part virtually LIVE, is a challenge. I'm very excited to see exactly how it will work and I'm looking forward to it. Many activities are planned, including a competition. How this will work has not been communicated in the media information so far. Registration and later participation will take place at's INSIDER mailing list
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World Days 2021 = virtual event

The Virtual Trade Fair is the meeting and exchange point for tobacco industry professionals from all over the world, exhibitors of luxury product manufacturers in general, as well as craftsmen, artists, manufacturers of smoking products and gourmet products. Habanos S.A. has published a short film to get you in the mood here.

Virtual Habanos World Days 2021
The famous El Laguito manufactory from COHIBA.

There are already 5,000 registered users for this event. Over three days, participants of the 1st Habanos World Days will enjoy a full program of activities where they will learn about the origin, production and various aspects of Habano and Cohiba culture. It will be an exciting gathering dedicated to the latest news, knowledge and enjoyment of the Habano and will welcome participants from more than 120 countries.

On May 6, the 1st Habanos World Days will come to a close, where the Co-Presidents of Habanos, S.A. will say a few parting words and announce the nominees for the prestigious Habano Awards 2020 and the winners of the Habanos World Challenge, which took place during the virtual event.

Cohiba plays a special role

COHIBA plays a special role. The cigar brand is celebrating its 55th anniversary. During this virtual event, Habanos S.A. will announce its commercial results and key launches for 2021.

Virtual Habanos World Days 2021
55th anniversary of COHIBA.

The program also includes a conference on the Cohiba brand, pairings led by master Habanos sommeliers from around the world, presentations of exclusive launches in collaboration with other prestigious brands such as Zenith Watches or S.T. Dupont; and even the famous Habanos World Challenge competition, whose version will be optimized for this virtual event, in which aficionados who demonstrate their knowledge of the Habano and the Cohiba brand in particular can win great prizes.

The Co-Presidents of Habanos S.A. have their say

Inocente Núñez Blanco and Luis Sánchez - Harguindey Pardo de Vera, Co-Presidents of Habanos, SA. say: "2020 has been a very difficult year for humanity in general and, of course, for our company. Thanks to the support, perseverance and commitment of all those who love this product, we can be proud of the results. These days are dedicated to those who enjoy Habanos and we hope you appreciate this opportunity to learn the news that will make 2021 another successful year."

The program of the Habanos World Days 2021

Fourth of May

  • 14:00: Habanos Premier
    • Habanos, S.A. Co-Presidents welcome you. Discover the Cohiba year and the most important launches in 2021.
  • 14:45: Habanos World Challenge:
    • Show what you know and win a fantastic prize.
  • 15:00: Opening of the virtual trade fair
    • Exhibitors from all over the world and Habanos S.A. have something to show you. Visit them.
  • 15:00: Press conference
    • For accredited press only.
  • 16:00: Habanos Premier
    • Presentation of the Dupont articles: A luxurious contribution to Cohiba's 55th anniversary.
  • 16:30: Pairing
    • Pairing Cohiba Behike and Havana Club Maximo by "Mastro de Maestros" Habano sommelier Juan Jesús Machin (Cuba).

Fifth of May

  • 14:00: 360º videos
    • Virtual visit to plantations and factories, an all-round experience.
  • 14:00: Habanos World Challenge
    • Are you the best Cohiba connoisseur in the world? Prove it! Continue the challenge.
  • 14:30: Conferencesz
    • "Cohiba, a success story".
  • 3:30 pm: Habanos Premier
    • 2021 Product launch.
  • 16:00: Pairing
    • Cohiba Robustos and Havana Club 15 years pairing by Manuela Romeralo (Spain), first female winner of the Habano Sommelier competition.
  • 17:00: Habanos Premier:
    • Zenith Cohiba presentation for the 55th anniversary of Cohiba.

Sixth of May

  • 14:00: 360º videos:
    • Virtual visit to La Casa del Habano and Cohiba Atmosphere, an all-round experience.
  • 14:30: Habanos Premier
    • 2021 Product launch.
  • 15:00: Pairing
    • Cohiba Maduro 5 Genios and Cognac Martell Cohiba Pairing by Darlin López Aguilar, Habanos Sommelier and Habanos World Challenge Finalist.
  • 16:00: Pairing
    • Pairing of Cohiba Esplendidos and Havana Club Tributo 2021 by Darius Namdar (Great Britain), winner of the Habanos Sommelier Contest 2018.
  • 17:00: Habanos World Challenge
    • Discover the winners!
  • 17:30: Habanos Premier
    • Nominees for the Habanos Award 2020. Official farewell by Habanos S.A. Co-President.

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By Vasilij Ratej

I am the editor of Zigarren.Zone online magazine and FlashCigar (online magazine). In addition to text articles, I also produce video clips and video documentaries. My aim is to offer my readers and viewers a unique experience and bring them closer to the world of cigars and stories about people. I attach great importance to authenticity and honesty in my contributions.

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