12-14 May 2017
Manchester M2 4JW
The UK's first Transylvanian Hungarian festival
A free City Festival to feature Music, Dance, Cuisine and Culture For all the Family.
Organised by the by Beat Bazaar Projects and with the support of the Hungarian Cultural Centre.
The UK's first official Transylvanian Hungarian Festival of Arts and Culture, Góbéfest will make its debut on 12 - 14 May 2017 in Albert Square, Manchester. Góbéfest will celebrate live music, dance, cuisine and culture, captivating the whole family with the authentic tastes and flavours of the region.
Music will be at the heart of Góbéfest, as welcoming award-winning guest musicians from Hungary and Transylvania to perform everything from folk right through to classical, jazz, rock and world music.
Dance will also play a major part in the festival, as we welcome several Hungarian folk dance troups from around the UK.
Góbéfest is organised by Beat Bazaar Projects, a local not for profit company working in partnership with several community groups. The artistic director of the festival, Ottilia Ördög is a cultural leader and organiser, who has been working in the local Manchester community for the last 20 years:
"I think it's very important to celebrate diversity and learn about each others cultures. Manchester, being the third most multicultural city in the world, (according to recent research by the University of Manchester), gives us the perfect location to do just that."