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Welcome Dear Readers!

Breaking news as we go live with this week's newsletter:
Hungary To Maintain Current Coronavirus Restrictions.

- Clearly this hits the local summer festival scene really hard:
Now Cancelled: Top 7 Remaining Summer Festivals In Hungary.

+ As reported Hungary Cancelled Holiday Events On August 20th
BTW you can find events to suit your taste these days in Calendar.

To brighten up this intro, here's a varied selection of 'Top Articles': 

1. Quick Guide To Top Free Beaches Near Budapest
2. Top 5 Skybars Rooftop Bars In Budapest
3. Top 10 Parks & Gardens In Budapest
4. Top 8 Art Nouveau Sites In Budapest
5. Top 5 Beautiful Cinemas In Budapest
6. Top 10 Spots For Cocktails In Budapest
7. Video: 10 Top Famous Hungarian Actresses
8. Balaton's Top Beaches + Free Bathing Locations
9. Top 10 Secret Spots & Unique Places In Budapest
10. Top 5 Lesser Known UNESCO Wonders In Hungary

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

Yours with best wishes,

Team XpatLoop

International 'Blue Ribbon Regatta' at Balaton, 30 July – 1 August

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Calendar highlights

Summer Fashion Market @ Normafa

At this new shopping initiative in one of the greenest areas of Buda, you can meet well-known local designers in an, "Unadulterated night market atmosphere", say the organisers.

30 July - 1121 Budapest, Eötvös u. 59.

Nomad Picnic For Expats @ Városliget

Meetup with Hungarian craft beers and snacks for digital nomads and freelancer expats in Budapest. Apparently anybody attending will get a 'Nomad Pass' for discounts and priority services in Budapest...

31 July - Városliget, Királydomb

Retro Dance Night @ Budapest Speakeasy Bar

You're invite to join fellow expats to listen - and dance - to the music of Earth Wind & Fire, Cool & The Gang, and much more with main man Kasai on keys and vocals.

1 August - 1056 Budapest, Cukor u. 3.

Paint & Drink - Brunch Edition @ Chez Daniel Restaurant

The organisers invite you for a, "Good French brunch and great Provence painting class for beginners," all in the oldest French restaurant in Budapest.

2 August - 1063 Budapest, Szív utca 32.

Budapest Rooftop Cinema @ Mammut: Truman Show

This time at this series of outdoor movie events, Jim Carrey gives a remarkable performance as a man learning that his entire life in a storybook coastal village has been the subject of a live TV drama.

3 August - 1121 Budapest, Lövőház u. 2-4.

NarNurture: Yoga & Music & Food @ Margaret Island

Nar Gourmet is kicking off a new event series outdoors in which you're invited to nurture your body and soul. Relax to the tunes played by Turkish guitar virtuoso, followed by one-hour of yoga, all finished off with Turkish vegan food.

4 August - 1007 Budapest, Margaret Island

Poetry Night For All @ Közkincs Library

Expats are invited to this evening of open-mic poetry at Közkincs Könyvtár Community Library. Go to share poems you love, or just to listen, say the organisers. Poems of all kinds, in all languages, are welcome.

5 August - 1088 Budapest, Rákóczi út 11.


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Hertz Hungary Wins Superbrands Award, Again!

Hertz Rent a Car win this prestigious award in 2020 once more, which is a huge recognition in the life of the company as this is their 15th Superbrands Award.

It's Champagne Time @ The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest

Enjoy a bubbly afternoon by joining in the 'Champagne Time' at DSK Wine & Grill every day after 3 pm.

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