Interested participants may now register to participate in the 2014 Procigar Festival through the website: www.procigar.org. The event will be held from February 16-21 in Santiago, the country’s second largest city and in La Romana, on the country’s eastern region.
The Festival is the country’s most important event, designed specifically for cigar lovers and representatives from the national and international cigar industry. The Festival is scheduled to open in Casa de Campo, in the city of La Romana, one of the Caribbean’s most prestigious golf resorts.
The Festival’s second phase will be held in Santiago, the Cigar Capital of the Caribbean, the center of the country’s tobacco industry and culture.
In La Romana, participants will enjoy the best golf facilities in the Caribbean, day trips to nearby Saona Island, or visit the Tabacalera de Garcia, one of the region’s most important tobacco factories.
The second phase of the festival will take place in Santiago, the Cigar Capital of the Caribbean, where participants will visit cigar factories and visit the facilities of world-famous cigar companies such as General Cigar, Davidoff, Matasa, La Aurora Cigar Export Corporation, Tabacalera La Alianza, La Flor Dominicana and the Fuente Foundation.
The festival brings together cigar enthusiasts, manufacturers and distributors from all over the world. It is sponsored by the world’s most famous brands of tobacco: Davidoff, Avo Uvezian, H. Upmann, Don Diego, La Aurora, The Griffin’s, Partagas, Macanudo, Leon Jimenes, Juan Clemente, Montecristo, Cohiba, Quesada Cigars, Zino, Romeo y Julieta and Fonseca.
Santiago is the country’s second largest city and the cultural center of Dominican tobacco.