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Dear Reader,

As summer sizzles on, so does the great selection of fun festivals in Hungary:

1. Beer Fest In Buda Castle, Now On Until 26 August 
2. Fest In Keszthely, Now On Until 25 August
3. Strand Festival In Zamárdi, Now On Until 25 August
4. New Orleans Swing Festival At Mupa, Now On Until 26 August
5. SZIN In Szeged, Now On Until 26 August
6. Cholent Fest In Budapest, 26 August
7. Budapest Short Film Festival, 29 August – 3 Sept.

You can find many more events in Budapest, and happenings around Hungary, featured in Calendar.

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

Best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Sonatores Pannoniae Brass Ensemble, Baroque Music Performance

These musicians play instruments originating in the 17th and 18th centuries, creating a very special atmosphere in this Inner City Church setting.

24 August - 1056 Budapest Március 15. tér

Budapest Rooftop Cinema Special Edition: Perfume

Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, born with a superior olfactory sense, creates the world's finest perfume. His work, however, takes a dark turn as he searches for the ultimate scent...

26 August - 1085 Budapest, Blaha Lujza tér 1-2.

Budafest 'Metro-Festival'

This three day city fest takes place all around the centre of Budapest in multiple venues. Amazing spaces and buildings give guests an experience which embraces the essence of this amazing city!

26 August - 1051 Budapest, Erzsébet tér 12.

Tim Ries & Oláh Kálmán Quartet

Most people know Tim Ries from the Rolling Stones, but in the past decades he has been focusing on jazz. He performs all around the world, but has said that Hungary is his 'second home'.

27 August - 1136 Budapest, Hollán Ernő u. 7.

Gozsdu Salsa Matiné

This weekly outdoor event, every Wednesday, is at one of the most popular salsa dance spots in Budapest, held from 6 PM to 8 PM, it is free of charge!

29 August - Gozsdu Udvar, 1075 Budapest, Király u. 13.


Buddha-Beats With 'Pure Lust', 25 August

The successful series of Buddha-Beats events has now arranged for popular local DJ's Daniel Santiago & Daniel Ban, AKA 'Pure Lust' to play a live set on 25th August, don't miss it if you want to hear the best tunes played in Budapest these days!

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Hays Hungary: 3 Great Ways To Update Your CV

At this time of year, many people contemplate some kind of change in their professional lives. For some this will spell leaving their current role. If you’d like a great new job appearing on the horizon for you, Hays advise refreshing your CV in the following ways...

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