Beijing Creates Cuban Cigar Club
Beijing, May 22.- A fan club of Cuban tobacco smokers was created at the Cohiba Atmosphere Cigar Club in the Chinese capital Friday, in the presence of diplomats from Latin America, the Caribbean, Africa, Europe and Oceania.
Under the sponsorship of Cuban firm Habanos S. A. the opening ceremony of the club has been promoted in Beijing, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other places where there are major hotels, stores, restaurants and offices.
The Cohiba Atmosphere Club, created in October 2008, is located in the Yintai Center in Beijing.
Cuban Ambassador to Beijing Carlos M. Pereira pointed out that the members of the diplomatic corps in Beijing who are Cuban cigar fans now have on an adequate place for a meeting.
Manager James Wu welcomed the members of the Club and said that the doors will always be open for meetings and any kind of activity related with the Habano cigars.
Omar Leon, representative of Habanos S.A., said that the opening of another Cohiba Atmosphere Cigar Club in the city of Shanghai, 18 million inhabitants and the biggest Chinese city, is slated for the future.
Cuban tobacco twister Ramses Pantoja showed his skills to the members of the Club, making some Habano cigars, especially for the ambassadors and diplomats present in the activity.
Friday, May 22, 2009
Source: Radio Cadena Agramonet