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Welcome Dear Readers!

You're in good company here together with thousands of expats + high-level locals:

a cosmopolitan group of internationally-minded folks, known as the Xpat Community.

First up are 5 new Interviews with expats you may know, or may want to know:

1. Richard Shackleton, New Deputy Head of Mission, British Embassy Budapest

2. Dave Strudwick, New Principal, REAL School Learning Nonprofit Ltd. 

3. Enrique Alvarado, Ambassador of Venezuela in Hungary

4. Antoni Bohdanowicz, Manager of Budapest Exiles RFC

5. Dr Robert Kokalj, Ambassador of Slovenia to Hungary

Now we hope you like what's in it for you below.

Yours with best wishes, and kind regards,


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Calendar highlights

Peru Meets Turkey: Unique Gastro & Music Night @ Borganika

At this special cuisine event, guests are invited to dive into an authentic taste of Peru and Turkey accompanied by virtuoso guitar performances.

24 September - 1072 Budapest, Akácfa u. 42-48.

Beer Days @ Zsiráf Budapest

For the first time in 2020, a small 3-day beer festival is being held at Eiffel Square. Each day you can taste specialties from different breweries, with snacks and acoustic tunes playing supporting roles.

24 – 26 September - 1062 Budapest, Teréz krt. 53.

Pick Apples Program & Pet Donkeys In Törökbálint

In this 10-hectares orchard, you will have the opportunity to relax, enjoy nature, and sample a range of the apple varieties to find your favourites. It’s a great family outing, as while adults pick apples the while little ones can enjoy the petting zoo.

26 – 27 September - 2045 Törökbálint, Ráczug utca 291/21

English Book Sale @ Közkincs Library

There will be over 400 English books for sale, with books organised by genre, so everyone can find something new to read.

27 September - 1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 11.

Blaha-Walk 'Bingo-Edition' @ PLACCC 2020 Festival

Go to play a visual bingo game at Blaha Lujza tér. You will be given a little booklet, and then you do a real-life search in the local neighbourhood, with very image you find you can shout Bingo!

28 September - 1085 Budapest, Blaha Lujza tér 1-2.

Swingin' On Streets @ Fővám Square

Organisers say the purpose of the event is to provide dance lovers more chance to swing away in the last days of summer at Fővám tér - where participants dance around freely outside in the streets.

29 September - 1056 Budapest, Fővám tér

Grimm’s Fairy Tales: Exhibition By Estonians @ Deák17 Gallery

The 59 illustrations by 20 Estonian artists at this exhibition have been inspired by the Brothers Grimm’s tales – the ones that have been the closest to the artists’ own hearts, go see which ones jump out at you.

30 September - 1052 Budapest, Deák Ferenc u. 17.


Most Modern & Eco Friendly Washer Installed In Hungary

One of the largest and most modern environmentally friendly washing machines in the country has been put into operation in Szeged, by Referencia Mosodák. A unique investment regarding Hungarian laundries, as only 2 newly purchased such washers have been put into operation in the last 30 years.

EAL Programme – A Flagship Of International School Of Budapest

English as an Additional Language (EAL) is a program at ISB which supports students from Grade 2 through Pre IB who struggle in subject classes taught in English. The EAL department works closely with subject teachers in order to support EAL pupils with maximum knowledge of and consistency with what is taught in our unique bilingual and international curricula.

Sessions Brunch @ Hard Rock Hotel Budapest Starts On Sunday

Sessions is a contemporary bistro with comfortable indoor and alfresco seating. The menu at Sessions delivers a diverse range of dishes inspired by the best of the Hungarian and international traditions and expertly created by a duo of award-winning chefs, Tamas Liptak and Istvan Sziszik.

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