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Dear Fellow Xpat,

First up are 3 new Interviews with folks you may know, or may want to know:

1. Dennis A. Diokno, CEO & Founding Partner, FirstMed
2. Ronan Gargan, Irish Ambassador To Hungary
3. Dániel Varga, Chef, AUM Restaurant

- you're invited to take our 20 question challenge here.

As always, you can find lots of events on these days in the 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

Paint & Drink: Lilac @ Chez Daniel Restaurant

Are you scared to try painting? The organisers of this 'Paint & Drink' event invite Xpats for liquid courage in friendly atmosphere where there will be helpful instructions about how to start painting

5 March - 1063 Budapest, Szív u. 32.

Sheila Heti Book Launch @ Főfoto

Sheila Heti's novel has an out-of-the-box approach to address the theme of motherhood; with a frank and raw voice the narrator is agonizing over child bearing. These and many more intriguing issues will be addressed during the evening in English.

6 March - 1085 Budapest, Baross utca 10.

Mabon Dawud Republic @ Trafó

Hungary's only afrobeat band built up their unique and own repertoire and even played and recorded in Ghana with the living legend of the genre, Pat Thomas. You can check them out in Budapest at Trafó House of Contemporary Arts.

7 March - 1094 Budapest, Liliom u. 41.

'Leading Through The Kitchen' @ Impact Hub

Xpats are invited to become both a chef and a leader of a group. Through a series of cooking challenges you can discover your leadership style, and become aware of the way you actually work with people as you cook.

8 March - 1053 Budapest, Ferenciek tere 2.

International Womens Club's General Meeting @ Marriott Hotel

The topic of the IWC General Meeting will be 'Art life of Vienna in the Age of Emperor Franz Joseph', lead by the guest speaker Dr. Ilona Sarmany-Parsons.

9 March - 1052 Budapest, Apáczai Csere János u. 4.

Magic Mic Comedy Showcase @ Mika Tivadar Mulató

Six of Budapest's best comedians will appear to 'strut and fret their hour upon the stage' - any Shakespeare nerds here? - anyway this is a lineup you do not want to miss we're this headline for more info.

10 March - 1075 Budapest, Kazinczy utca 47.

Daniel Zamir & Nitzan Bar @ Opus Jazz Club

One of the great visionaries of Israeli jazz, Daniel mixes traditional Hasidic music with Indian and West African rhythms, and much more say the promoters, a top pick for jazz lovers at least.

11 March - 1093 Budapest, Mátyás u. 8.


Women’s Day Brunch, The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest, 8 March

Celebrate the amazing women in your life at The Ritz-Carlton, Budapest. Join in with a Women’s Day Brunch at the Kupola Lounge, which includes a lovely 'flower box workshop' as a surprise on this special Sunday.

Open Day @ Britannica International School, Budapest, 11 March

Britannica is happy to announce that registration is now open for their Open Day on 11th March, from 9.00 am to 11.30 am. Participation is free of charge, click this headline for more details.

'Cherchez La Femme' Wine Tasting, Sofitel Budapest, 7 March

Wine tasting with the participation of the best Hungarian female winemakers, presented by Sofitel Budapest Chain Bridge and Borsmenta Magazin.

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