Góbéfest will showcase an array of awesome acts from Transylvania, Europe and the Carpathian Basin, including the UK, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia and beyond. You can find out more about them here.  We will be annoucing all the acts over the next few weeks so watch this space.

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Line-Up Highlights

Harghita National Sekler Folk Ensemble 

Presents At Góbéfest

Artists Performing Live at Góbéfest

Annamari Dancs ( Budapest Operetta Theatre) – Hungary

Ever since her childhood Music has played a significant part in Annamari’s life. As a young girl she toured the Carpathian Basin as the soloist of the Szekler Mikó College Band. In 1996 she had her pop music debut as a Transylvanian Hungarian Artist. She wrote 137...

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Tamás Szarka & His band Ghymes – Upland – Slovakia

Tamás Szarka is a Virtuoso Hungarian violinist, singer, composer. The most prominent representative of today´s Hungarian musical life. During his 35 year-long career he gave more that 4000 concerts in 25 cities over the world from Canada through Europe to Japan. In...

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Harghita National Szekler Folk Ensemble – Romania

The Harghita National Szekler Folk Ensemble was born in the most Eastern region of Transylvania, in Miercurea Ciuc. Our company, the Harghita Ensemble has been functioning as a professional institution since 1990 continuing the work of the amateur ensemble founded in...

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Attila Mihó & Friends – Hungary

The band's violinist Attila, started his folk music journey at the age of 12. He began his studies at the Liszt Ferenc Academy in Budapest in Autumn 2011 in the folk music department. Currently he is a teacher on the masters programme at Liszt Ferenc Academy,  he is...

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Manchester Camerata

‘Probably Britain’s most adventurous orchestra’ (The Times) Manchester Camerata will present an Austro-Hungarian themed programme including works by Bartók. MANCHESTER CAMERATA Glastonbury openers, UK Ensemble of the Year (RPS Music Awards 2017) and ‘Probably...

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Ildikó Keresztes – Budapest – Hungary

  Góbéfest is honoured to welcome back award winning Hungarian celebrity and well known popstar Ildikó Keresztes in Manchester, United Kingdom.   Anyone who hears her characteristically deep and harsh singing voice will surely never forget her. Yet it...

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La Mort Subite – Reading – United Kingdom

Conjuring up images of a smoky worker's bar in Paris, a wild night-time gathering around a gypsy campfire, a drunken Hungarian wedding party in the small hours and a Greek taverna on a hot summer's evening, La Mort Subite takes its name from the eponymous café in...

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Enikő Sorbán – Romania

Traditional Székely Folk Singer from Szeklerland Transylvania. My name is Enikő Sorbán and I am a folk singer and music leader from Homoródalmás. My passion for singing is a gift from God. Throughout my childhood I learnt new songs from my parents and grandparents. I...

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Selfish Murphy – Transylvania – Romania

The Selfish Murphy band was founded in 2011 in Transylvania (Romania). The formation chose a style of music that was until then unknown in Romania, they have been the first band to play the so called celtic/irish punk rock. Their songs aim to transmit the unique...

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Tőkés Zsolt & Friends – Szeklerland – Romania

A group of professional dancers from Sepsiszentgyörgy, Romania,  who often perform with well known dance ensembles across Székelyland,  decided to form a family dance group of their own and dance according to their hearts desire, at special occasions, involving their...

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Ti-Ti-Ta Hungarian Folk Dance Group

Warrington | Cheshire | Greater Manchester The Ti-Ti-Ta Hungarian Folkdance Group was established in March 2015 in Chester by some enthusiastic Hungarians. From September 2017 they have been based mainly in Warrington, but they perform all over Greater Manchester....

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Szeredás Dance Group London – UK

Szeredás Dance Group London formed in the Autumn of 2010 between a group of close friends, who shared their love of Hungarian folk dancing and also wanted to practice their customs and preserve their heritage. Over the years the group expanded, welcoming plenty of...

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Bercy Bíró – Chester – United Kingdom

Representing Chester Hungarian Community.  I was born in Székelyland in Barót and grew up in Bölön. I studied in Sepsiszentgyörgy and then went to SAPIENTIA Transylvanian Hungarian University. Our ancient folk heritage, folk arts , music and dancing have always played...

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Ti-Ti-Ta Hungarian Folk Dance Group – Cheshire

The Ti-Ti-Ta Hungarian Folkdance Group was established in March 2015, in Warrington by some enthusiastic Hungarians. This group is the first Hungarian Dance group in the area of North West England.Their aim is to learn the traditional Hungarian folk dance and to...

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Anikó Tóth (Soprano)  

Anikó Tóth (Soprano)  Growing up in Los Angeles to Hungarian parents, Anikó started singing Hungarian folk music as a child and expanded into Classical (Opera), Jazz, Musicals, Contemporary Classical and Extended Vocal Technique, recently completing her PhD in Music....

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Casian Cimpan- Manchester -United Kingdom

  Casian Cimpan is a pianist and piano teacher based in Manchester, United Kingdom. At the age of 7 he began his musical education at the Sabin Dragoi College of Arts in his hometown Arad, Romania and in 2011 he was admitted at the Royal Northern College of Music...

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Gyopár Pávai -Manchester -United Kingdom

Gyopar Pavai is a professional music teacher, choral conductor and the Headteacher of the Zsigmond Kiraly Hungarian Cultural Club and School. She has graduated at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music, currently, she is studying Educational Leadership at the Manchester...

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Lauryna Sableviciute (Concert Pianist)

Lauryna Sableviciute (Concert Pianist) Lauryna began her piano studies at the age of 5, entering the M.K Ciurlionis School of Arts in Vilnius Lithuania, two years later, studying with Jurate Karosaite. She began to give public recitals at a very early age and by the...

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Further acts will be announced here in the coming weeks so watch this space

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