Free City Centre Cultural Festival For All The Family

Come and experience the magic of Transylvania, discover the cultural treasures of the Carpathian Basin, Central & Eastern Europe in Manchester City Centre.



The UK’s only Transylvanian & Szekler Hungarian festival of Arts and Culture, Góbéfest  returns to Albert Square, Manchester City Centre between 22nd – 24th of June 2018, bringing even more cultural offerings from around the Carpathian Basin, Eastern and Central Europe.

You have heard all the mysterious myths and legends, now come and experience the magic of Transylvania, right in the centre of Manchester.   Góbéfest  promises to be a unique celebration, offering a dazzling extravaganza of music, dance, cuisine and cultural activities , captivating the whole family with the authentic & diverse sounds, tastes and flavours of Transylvania and beyond.

Expect to hear an energising blend of European sounds from Authentic Székely Folk Music and Hungarian Operetta to Carpathian Celtic Punk Rock, Funky Euro Pop Rock,  Sublime Classical Folk Rock and Balkano Gypsy Jazz.


PRS for Music licences the use of copyright music across the UK, giving businesses and organisations the legal permission they need to play the music they want. These licences ensure that music publishers, songwriters and composers are fairly rewarded with royalties so they can keep making music – and mean that we’re able to support music at events like this. For more information about PRS for Music or music licensing, visit or call 0800 068 4828

22 -24 June 2018 Albert Square, Manchester

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