Calendar of events.
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Feb. 20-21: Cuba 2014--What the U.S. Legal and Business Communities Need to Know. Loews Portofino Hotel, Orlando. Contact: Tony Zamora, email@example.com.
Feb. 24-28: 16th Festival del Habano--Trade fair and largest international meeting for Havana cigar enthusiasts. Havana. Information: www.habanos.com.
Feb. 13-23: 23 Feria Internacional del Libro--Largest book fair in the hemisphere, at the historical Morro-Cabana fortress. Focus country: Ecuador. Havana. Information: http://feriadellibro.cubaliteraria.cu.
March 15-23: Feria Internacional Agropecuaria (FIAGROP)--Cuba's largest agribusiness fair at Boyeros, in suburban Havana. Includes a cattle fair and the national rodeo championship. Information: firstname.lastname@example.org.
April 8-12: Feria Internacional de la Construccion (FECONS)--construction industry fair. PABEXPO, Havana. Information: http://fecons.netcons.com.cu, email@example.com.
April (date TBA): Gibara Low Budget Film Festival--a rare festival for off-off mainstream films from Latin America, in Gibara, a provincial town in eastern Cuba. www.festivalcinepobre.cult.cu.
May (date TBA): Feria Internacional del Turismo 2014 (FITCuba)--Cuba's largest tourism industry fair. Yulier Avila Varona, firstname.lastname@example.org.
June 3-6: 8th Cuban Cardiology Congress--Cariovascular Disease: Our Challenge in the 21st Century. Palacio de Convenciones, Havana. Contact: Dr. Eduardo Rivas Estany, email@example.com.
June (date TBA): Expomatanzas--regional trade fair of the province that includes tourist resort Varadero, the city of Matanzas, and many of the island's onshore oil and gas fields. Centro de Convenciones Plaza America, Varadero. Information: www. expomatanzas.cu.
June 23-27: International Convention of Cuban Industry (Cubaindustria)--first edition of what is planned to become an annual convention and fair for Cuban manufacturers and their foreign partners. Palacio de Convenciones and PABEXPO, Havana. Details TBA.
June 23-27: 7th International Conference of Electrical Engineering (FIE 2014)--electrical engineering conference in Santiago de Cuba. Contact: Dunia Barrero Formigo, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sept. 22-25: International LABIOFAM Congress 2014--event that focuses on Cuba's pharmaceutical products, held in conjunction with the 3rd International Symposium of Cancer Therapy Products. Palacio de Convenciones, Havana. Contact: Lirka Rodriguez Perez, email@example.com.
Nov. 3-9: 32nd International Havana Fair (FIHAV 2014)--Cuba's largest trade fair with major presence of Cuba's foreign partners. PABEXPO, Havana.