The cultural warmth of Havana is sure to captivate your senses and you might find reasons to spend few more days amidst the enchantment of this charming Cuban capital. February is the month when Havana hosts few notable events. To be part of these festivities, several culture vultures have already booked air tickets. If you have missed out on grabbing a deal, check last minute flights to Havana to experience the magnificence of these popular annual events in Cuba.
International Festival of Havana Cigar
Cigar is one thing everyone buys before boarding return flights!! Cuban cigars make for an interesting and impressive souvenir. And arguably, the Habano is the best cigar in the world. This festival allows you to find various known-unknown aspects related to Habano. Havana is hosting this annual event from 23rd to 27th February, 2015. This event also marks the 17th edition of Habanos Festival. Its menu comprises visits to symbolic Habanos factories and Vuelta Abajo’s tobacco plantations. The best part of this event is considered to be the master class where one can learn the art of rolling cigars. In 2015, Montecristo Habanos brands will also complete their 80th year.
Havana Book Fair
This event is another chance to explore a differentiating vibe of Havana. This annual event is again enticing book lovers to browse through thousands of books in addition to participating in poetry readings, art exhibitions and children activities. Each February, this cultural extravaganza creates a buzz in Havana before bringing the city of Santiago de Cuba to limelight. This year, the fair is set to commence on 13th February and you can participate in various events of this 23rd edition of the book fair till 20th February. Intellectuals and academics from Cuba attend the book presentations and lectures in large numbers. Besides books, you can also enjoy the power packed performances of live bands and gorge on delicious authentic delicacies at dedicated counters.