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

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

1. Omar Naboulsi, Executive Officer, Kőröstej - Hungary's Leading Cheese Producer

2. Namgyal Tennam, Chef & Owner, Namgyal Momo Tibetian Buffet & Tea House

3. Armin Salimi, Captain of Inter Budapest Football Club

4. Kristina Mladenovic, Author of 'The Promise'

5. Oksana Devochkina, Artist, Painter

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Uniquely Hungary: The Lions Of Budapest, By Anne Zwack

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Calendar highlights

Bem Cinema: Hungarian Film 'Moszkva Tér' With English Subtitles

This modern classic is set in 1989 - an important year in the political history of Hungary. However, Petya and his friends couldn't care less. The only important things to them are the parties, girls, making some easy cash.

8 October - 1027 Budapest, Margit krt. 5.

Porcelain Rose Making & Painting Workshop

Held at the famous Herendi Porcelán Palace in downtown Budapest, you can try your hand at making a porcelain rose and then painting it under expert guidance.

9 October - 1051 Budapest, József Nádor tér 11.

Women's March For Belarus @ Kossuth Tér

To support the women of Belarus this march is set to go through the centre of Budapest this Saturday. If you choose to go the organisers suggest to wear white / bring flowers, and to "Let the energy of solidarity resonate!"

10 October - 1055 Budapest Kossuth Lajos tér

Expat Trip: Discovering The Gems Of Miskolc

The organisers of this trip, which is not us by the way, invite expats to enjoy a pleasant autumn hike in the Bükk mountains, combined with a visit to the world famous Miskolc cave bath.

11 October - Miskolc

Sound Theraphy Session @ Castle Garden Bazaar

Tibetan sound bowls, gongs, and drums are used to relieve anxiety, strengthen the immune system, dissolve energy blocks, and more, so if that's relevant to you then go try it out in this fabulous setting.

12 October - 1013 Budapest, Ybl Miklós tér 2-6.

Robert Doisneau Photo Exhibition Opening @ Mai Manó House

Doisneau was one of the most important representatives of 'humanistic photography', and this new exhibition presents one hundred original prints, including famous images set alongside ones the public has not yet seen.

13 October - 1065 Budapest, Nagymező utca 20.

Turkish Archery Training For Children @ Yunus Emre Institute

This cultural center provides services to people who want to know more about the Turkish language, culture and arts. At this session you and your kids can learn about traditional and authentic Turkish archery.

14 October - 1062 Budapest Andrássy út 62.


2020 Trees Planted By ATENOR In Budapest

’Acting for the Future’ is ATENOR’s environmental protection project this year. In cooperation with Pilis Park Forestry Company, the Belgian real estate developer ATENOR has financed the planting of 2020 trees in one of the forests of the Hungarian capital, on János Hill in District XII.

COVID-19 Full Screening @ Dr Rose Private Hospital In Budapest

Full testing, even for mild Symptoms, is available here at Hungary's leading private hospital: "For direct virus detection we use the quickly administered PCR swab test, for immediate results choose the rapid test, or from venous blood the sensitive IgM and IgG antibody tests".

Virtual Open Day Ahead @ Britannica School Budapest, 18 November

Join the Britannica International School team on Wednesday 18th November at 10.00am CET on Zoom for their Virtual Open Day, giving prospective families the chance to discover what the school has to offer and engage in a live Q&A session with the Principal and Leadership Team.

New movies in Budapest