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Dear Fellow Xpat,

First up for your interest this week are 3 of the fresh Xpat Interviews in the loop:

1. József Váradi, CEO of Wizz Air, & Co-Owner of Juliet Victor Winery
2. Andrea Schwindt-Kiss, General Manager, Párisi Udvar 5* Hotel
3. Steven Dick, New Deputy Head, British Embassy Budapest

As always you can see lots of current contemporary, classical & community events in 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

How To Beat Procrastination Workshop @ MagNet House

In the course of this Community Workshop you are invited to understand the main reasons behind procrastination; and to acquire strategies to beat it in 2020.

16 January - 1062 Budapest, Andrássy út 98.

Prohibition Party @ Budapest Speakeasy Bar

January 17 is the birthday of Templeton Rye Whiskey, and bootlegger Al Capone... You're invited to celebrate 100 years of the enactment of the 1920 Prohibition in the USA, and to party like they did in the old times!

17 January - 1056 Budapest, Cukor u. 3.

Celebration Of Folk Music @ Palace Of Arts

'Dance House' (táncház) in Hungary was the most influential version of the folk music revival movement that swept the world in the 1970s, and you're invited to join this Celebration of Folk Music to enjoy a bit of that, along with World Music.

18 January - 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1.

Vegan Sunday Market @ Anker't

This is the only communal vegan market in Hungary, and along with the market there will be cooking workshops, round table discussions that take you beyond simple Sunday shopping.

19 January - 1061 Budapest, Paulay Ede u. 33.

Hungarian Folk Singing Class @ Háló Community & Cultural Centre

Come learn beautiful traditional Hungarian folk songs, In English! Open to participants of all musical and language backgrounds, this class teaches a wide variety of songs taught from village sourced recordings.

20 January - 1052 Budapest, Semmelweis u. 4

Book Launch: Hungarian Politics In 2019 @ Budapest Music Center

This publication is the latest in our series of comprehensive annual overviews, focusing on developments, events and trends in Hungary in 2019, as well as an outlook on which topics we expect to dominate Hungarian politics in 2020.

21 January - 1093 Budapest, Mátyás u. 8.

'Vuk' Dance Theatre For Children @ Palace Of Arts

The classic Hungarian story about a little fox Vuk, who discovers life through crafty escapades and adventures, and with the help of some tender loving care.

22 January - 1095 Budapest, Komor Marcell u. 1.


Getting Your Nutrition Back On Track After Christmas @ Paris Budapest Restaurant

January, the notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! On this purpose, Paris Budapest Restaurant offers a weekly changing super-healthy lunch menu every day with extremely nutritious and refreshing meals.

Alchemist - ‘Taste The Music: Burns Night’, The Studios Budapest, 23 January

Lads and Lassies grab your kilts for Dez O’Connell’s twisted take on the traditional Burns Night Supper, combining the great bard's poetry with a guided cocktail and whisky tasting, traditional food and a tailor-made set-list of Scottishness from Ian O’Sullivan and the House Band!

Tyrol Brunch @ Brasserie & Atrium Restaurant, Corinthia Budapest

The skiing season has just started. On our 19th January brunch we bring closer the Tyrolean culture by its wonderful gastronomy and horn melodies.

Academic Programs For International Students @ Avicenna International Academy

AIC is well-recognized and most famous and for its pre-university programs, especially in the medical fields. Their campus in Budapest offers various programs designed to address the needs of international students.

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