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Thank you for sharing a moment here with the international community in Hungary.

First up are insightful interviews with a great selection of folks about:

How Expats Coped With Lockdown In Hungary:

1. Alexandra Ivanoff - an Arts Journalist from the US,
2. Michelle Wang from China - who works at KPMG Budapest,
3. Luis Murillo from Mexico - Professor of Psychology at McDaniel College Budapest,
4. Dalila Lopes from Portugal - European Institute of Innovation & Technology Budapest,

Interviews: How Expats in Hungary Coped With The Covid-19 Lockdown - Part 2

5. Ari Santeri Kupsus from Finland - Entrepreneur & Cultural Events Organiser,
6. Clive Wilton from Britain/France - Entrepreneur here in the Tech Industry,
7. Miriam Nic Eochaidh fom Ireland - a Kodály Concept Music Teacher,
8. Hussein Abdelkarim from Egypt - Health & Wellness Industry,
9. Manon Laveau from France - in Hungary studying Ecology.

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

Yours with best wishes and kind regards,

Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Paint & Drink: Waterlilies By Monet @ ChampionWine

Too scared to try painting but really want to? Join the Monet class where you can sip wines and actually learn how to paint. Go for liquid inspiration, clear instructions and to make new friends.

16 July - 1061 Budapest, Jókai tér 6.

Bastille Day Garden Party @ Pavilon Kert In Budapest City Park

Enjoy a bit of France in Hungary here! "Go for pétanque, various musical programs, and to discover the summer wines selection from le Troquet" - to be enjoyed responsibly of course also say the organisers.

17 July - 1146 Budapest, Állatkerti krt. 3.

Teqball Training Camp @ Margaret Island

Everyone is welcomed to join to this free teqball training, suitable for beginners to pros. Organisers invite you to go and test your skills at the Teqsports Beach Center on the lovely green Margaret Island.

18 July - 1138 Budapest, Margitsziget

Budapest Rooftop Cinema @ Mammut: To Rome With Love

This gang have found a new venue, with a pop up feeling they say, and this time will show Woody Allen's movie which depicts the lives of visitors and residents of Rome - and the romances, adventures and predicaments they get into.

19 July - 1121 Budapest, Lövőház u. 2-4.

Budapest Historical Sight Seeing Free Walking Tour

This free tour on foot (not boat or bike) is the best way to sight see Budapest, say the organisers. The tour covers all the major historical sites and attractions and covers both the Buda and the Pest side of the city.

20 July - 1093 Budapest, Kálvin tér

Hungarian Film Club: On Body & Soul @ Közkincs Library

The idea behind this series is to show Hungarian films, with English subtitles, followed by a discussion. In this movie, two slaughterhouse workers discover they share the same dreams, they decide to make their dreams come true...

21 July - 1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 11.

'Figure Drawing Group Session' @ Painters' Palace

We're told this is possibly one of the best ways to improve your drawing skills - it not only allows you to focus better, but offers you a perspective on your own abilities as you share and view each others' work.

22 July - 1088 Budapest, Mária Utca 1.


New Ground Handling Services Provider @ Budapest Airport

The recently launched business development project of Airport Service Budapest Ltd. has reached another important milestone. On 24 June, the company received its extended ground handling license, which entitles it to perform full-scale ground handling activities for 3rd party operators at Budapest Airport.

Budapest's New York Palace Hotel Is Perfect For Your Family

Formerly the Hungarian headquarters of the New York Life Insurance Company, the New York Palace seamlessly links 19th-century Budapest with the energetic, artistic city of today.  Click this headline to find out why this 5-star luxury hotel is a great option for visiting family and friends.

"Power Of Live Events" By Special Effects Hungary

The Power of Live Events community has over 160 participants from 25 countries. The global social media campaign was launched in May, by members of the tourism and events industry, aims at maintaining the demand for live events.

"Work Hard, Brunch Harder" @ The Ritz- Carlton, Budapest

You can enjoy 'á la carte brunch' every day at DSK Wine & Grill or at their terrace - have a wholesome brunch, taste the classic Eggs Benedict or choose from their salads, antipasti, burgers, sandwiches, + delicious desserts such as the DSK pancake or their signature Belgian waffle.

Buda's Good Friend Émile Is Back

After being closed during lockdown, Émile is back but is still being careful, lest the ongoing health dilemma flares up once more.

New movies in Budapest