21-23 June 2024 • Cathedral Gardens, Manchester

About Góbéfest

Góbéfest was established in 2017 to celebrate the little-known culture and traditions of the Szekler people – a group of ethnic Hungarians living in Transylvania, which is part of Romania. A Góbé is a friendly word for a ‘crafty Székely’. With its roots firmly in Transylvania, Góbéfest will also showcase the practices and folklores of other cultures from across Europe and beyond.

Over the last 8 years, Góbéfest has grown to become an international folk and culture festival, drawing from across the Carpathian Basin, Eastern and Central Europe and beyond. In the family tent you can expect music, arts and crafts workshops for all ages.

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Festival Programme

Réka Kata Regian
Séamus Óg
Solymosi Duo
Parno Graszt

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Vulva Voce
Csige Ildiko & Friends
Solymosi Duo
Réka Kata Regian
Koszika & the Hotshots
Honey FeetMárta Sebestyén, Judit Andrejszki
&  Béla Szerényi Jr

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Tulip Zither Band & Folk Arts
Kalinka Balalainka Orchestra
Hunique Hungarian Folk Ensemble
TK Ripni -Ka NW Bulgarian Dance
Tezaur Romanian Folk Dance Group
Podylia Ukrainian Dance Ensemble
Polonez – Polish Folklore Group
Scattered Collective- World Music Band

Monty Folk
Lazlo Baby

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Góbéfest News

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EFFE label 2024

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Wine Tasting at Góbéfest

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We are all set for something very special

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