The best bartenders in the world are coming together inside Cuba, for the first time since the pandemic.
The World Cocktail Championships kicked off in the resort town of Varadero. Tournament events began on Friday, with Cuban music and a parade of flags of the participating nations.
During the competition, mixologists have to create drinks from rum, bitters and other spirits.
Organizers say it’s a joy to be able to share their craft.
“It is very, very important with regard to us. This is the only opportunity to put together 65 countries of people who speak different languages but share the particular same passion for the bar world, ” President from the International Bartenders Association Giorgio Fada said.
This is the particular 69th time the event is being held and it’s organized by the International Bartenders Association. The events will go upon through Wednesday.
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