Cuban Cigar Lovers Confirm Attendance to Partagas Friends Meeting in Havana
HAVANA, Cuba, Mar 22 (acn) Cuban cigar lovers from Canada, Grand Cayman, Italy, Panama and Brazil confirmed on Friday their attendance to the 25th Meeting of Friends of the Partagas Cigar Center, scheduled for April 15-19 in this capital.
The program of the meeting, to be held at the Partagas Cigar Center near the Capitol building, includes the enjoyment of San Cristobal de La Habana cigars, commercialized by the Habanos S.A. international corporation. Participants will also be able to taste cigars made for the occasion by the center’s cigar roller, Leopoldina Gutierrez (La China) the Prensa Latina news agency reported.
Also included on the agenda is a tour of picturesque landscapes of the Cuban countryside on board the historic train of Hershey to a farm of Mayabeque, east of Havana, where they will be able to enjoy horseback riding and savor sugar cane juice and coconut milk.
Other activities scheduled are a day at the beach, an artistic gala, tasting of exclusive cigars, and the draw and auction of humidors.
The current manager of the Center, Grecia Quiñones, recalled that her institution has been visited by several personalities, like U.S. actors Matt Dillon, Jack Nicholson and Michael Douglas, French actor Gerard Depardieu; filmmaker Steven Spielberg, and the leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro.
Friday, March 22, 2013
Source: ACN Cuban News Agency