The opening ceremony of the first ever Hainan (Danzhou) International Cigar Cultural Tourism Festival is to take place at the Guangcun Cigar Town Square in Danzhou city on November 17th, according to a press conference held on November 6th.

The 2-day 2013 Hainan International Cigar Festival will include a cigar culture exhibition, cigar blending and rolling contest, Danzhou tourism development forum, Chinese cigar industry forum, visits to local cigar tobacco plantations, cigar tobacco farming and processing techniques forum, business meetings and a Danzhou city promotion conference.

Large numbers of famous cigar tobacco growing experts, cigar manufacturers, cigar accessories manufacturers, cigar aficionados and cigar-focused media from more than 10 countries including Cuba, Mexico, the United States, Italy, Sweden, Russia and the United Arab Emirates will participate in the event.

As the main venue of the festival, the first phase of the Danzhou Guangcun Cigar Town project covers an area of 220 acres and has seen investment of nearly 200 million yuan. It is expected to be fully opened to the public before the Spring Festival.

The Danzhou Guangcun Cigar Town is currently the only cigar scenery town in Hainan province as well as the only large-scale cigar plantation base of the country, and combines a cigar bar, factory, cultural shows, waterfront bars, themed cafes, business conference center, wedding plaza, and a series of accommodation, catering and business facilities.

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