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First-up here are our daily highlights for Sziget Festival this year:

1. Every day: Wired Aerial Theatre & Comedy Stage
2. Thursday: Gorillaz, 9 August & Cigarettes After Sex, 9 August
3. Friday: Les Negresses Vertes, 10 August & The Kooks, 10 August 
Lana Del Rey, 10 August & Parov Stelar, 10 August
4. Saturday:  Mumford & Sons, 11 August & Bastille, 11 August
5. Sunday: Liam Gallagher, 12 August & Dua Lipa,12 August
6. Monday: Kygo, 13 August & Shawn Mendes 13 August
7. Tuesday: Arctic Monkeys, 14 August  

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

Best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

’Throwback Thursday’ Boat Party

Feel the atmosphere of 80's and 90's on this Danube Boat Party, and dance to the biggest hits from the old good days. Party starts at 22:30 from Carl Lutz rkp. and floats through all of the famous parts of Budapest.

9 August - 1137 Budapest, Carl Lutz rkp.

Sonatores Pannoniae Brass Ensemble, Baroque Music Performance

These musicians play instruments originating in the 17th and 18th centuries, creating a very special and unique atmosphere in a church setting.

10 August - 1056 Budapest Március 15. tér

Budapest Rooftop Cinema Premier: Ruben Brandt, Collector

This is the very first chance to watch the extremely special animation, Ruben Brandt, Collector – months before the official premiere.

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

Dua Lipa @ Sziget Festival Budapest

Dua Lipa is an English singer, songwriter, and model. Her musical career began at age 14, when she began covering songs by other artists.., in no time she became a megastar, and this is a great chance to see / hear her in Hungary.

12 August - Budapest, Hajógyári Island

Kygo @ Sziget Festival Budapest

Kyrre Gørvell-Dahll, better known by his stage name Kygo, is a Singaporean-born Norwegian DJ, record producer, musician, and songwriter. He made history at the Rio Olympics as the first house music producer to ever perform.

13 August - Budapest, Hajógyári Island

Arctic Monkeys @ Sziget Festival Budapest

Arctic Monkeys are an English rock band formed in 2002 in High Green, a suburb of Sheffield. Since then they've won seven Brit Awards, and have been nominated for three Grammy Awards.

14 August - Budapest, Hajógyári Island

Soothing Jazz Nights by The Gentlemen @ The Ritz...

These talented gents will perform at Deák St. Kitchen to set the mood with their vibrant yet relaxing tunes, creating 'unforgettable summer moments' for guests at the local Ritz Carlton's award winning restaurant.

15 August - 1051 Budapest, Erzsébet tér 9-10.


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Do you think that home renovation is a nightmare? You are not alone! And what about the cleaning after the renovation? During the process of renovating your home, a lot of dust will be created.

F1 Drivers Celebrated At Buddha-Bar Budapest

For the sixth year in a row, the Buddha-Bar Hotel Budapest Klotild Palace hosted The Heineken Gr1d Club™ In Fusion With Hublot Budapest’s exclusive Race After Party following the 33rd Formula 1® Hungarian Grand Prix, sponsored by Heineken, Hublot and Belvedere.

Enjoy The Ride To Sziget With City Taxi

Following the tradition of previous years, the official taxi partner of Sziget is expat friendly City Taxi. The special Sziget service has fix rate prices you can trust. Going to Sziget, if you have a valid wristband or voucher, City Taxi can take you to the ticket control point inside the island. At this point you can check-in and exchange your voucher to a wristband.

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