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Dear Newsletter Reader,

First-up here's a quick look at a good selection of events for the coming days: 

1. 3 Days Of Events To Celebrate St. Stephen's Holiday, 18-20 August
2. Video: 'SummerFest' In Százhalombatta, On Until 22 August
3. ’Zemplen Fest’ In Tokaj Wine Region, On Until 19 August
4. ‘Seven Meadows’ Festival In Őrség, On Until 20 August
5. 'Wine & Bread Feast', Siófok, 16 – 20 August

+ You can find many more here: Xpat Calendar.

Now here's hoping you like what's in it for you below.

Best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Festival Of Folk Arts In Buda Castle

Nearly 1,000 craftsmen and hundreds of performers will take part in a full day of stage programs, exhibitions, handicraft gastronomic delights and popular activities for children.

17 August - 1014 Budapest, Szent György tér 2.

St. Stephen's Day Celebrations In Budapest

Starting at 8.30 am with the ceremonial hoisting of the national flag of Hungary and speech by President Áder, the day includes an air and water parade in the front of the Parliament, a 'Street of Hungarian flavours', and concerts at Clark Ádám Square.

20 August - 1051 Budapest, Széchenyi Lánchíd

SZIN: Szeged Youth Days

SZIN, which stands for Szegedi Ifjúsági Napok, or Szeged Youth Days, has been providing that last late summer entertainment for young people in the university city for 50 years now.

22 August - 6726 Szeged, Közép Kikötő sor 5

Strand Festival @ Balaton

Line-up: Thirty Seconds to Mars, Robin Schulz, Kensington, Rag'n'Bone Man, Sigala, Troyboi, ... and many more.

22 August - 8621 Zamárdi, Zöldfa u. 20

B.My.Lake Festival @ Balaton

Also known by some as the 'Mecca of electronic music', this annual festival at Balaton takes place to round off summer with a bang.

22 August - 8360 Keszthely


Special Saturday Night At Baalbek Lebanese Restaurant

This Saturday evening Baalbek restaurant awaits guests with genuine Levantine cuisine and authentic live music. Enjoy Middle Eastern vibes & meals with special guests Ádám Hosman and János Gerzson.

Fireworks Boat Party, Zsófia Boat, 20 August

To most of us, August 20th is just another day... But to Hungarians, it's a National Holiday celebrating the founding of the Hungarian State. So, it's a pretty big deal, and this boat party offers expats the chance to celebrate in style, on the Danube!

Hays Hungary: 3 Ways To Update Your CV

At this time of year, many are naturally contemplating some kind of change in their professional lives. For some, this will spell leaving their current role. If you’d like a new job to be on the horizon it's advised to refresh your CV in the following ways...

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