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Shots of Cuban grower Alejandro Robaina, legend of tobacco, will enhance the 15th Habanos Festival, to be held in Havana from February 26 to March 2.

Those attending the festival will see photographs of the farmer, who died in 2010, in his farm El Pinar, in the municipality of San Luis.

The compilation, which will compete in the International Habanos Festival in the category of Images, shows the farmer between rows covered by blankets, ideal for sun protection to the plant, along with friends, family, politicians, singers and filmmakers, announced to Prensa Latina Hiroshi Robaina, grandson of the grower.

Robaina passed away at the age of 91 years, after traveling the world together with the coveted cigarettes, handmade in Cuba.

The 15th Habanos Festival will be dedicated to the brands Partagas and Montecristo.

Businessmen, collectors, sommeliers, cigar tasters, directors, actors, producers, officials and diplomats will speak at seminars, tastings, pairings and trade fair in…

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