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Welcome & thanks for joining fellow Xpats in the Loop!

First up is a show of support during these difficult times for staff at international schools here.

A fine range of world-class institutions operate in Budapest, here you can get to know the key leaders:

* Richard Dyer, Principal, The British International School, Budapest

* Brett Penny, Director, American International School Of Budapest

* Neil McGarry, Principal, Britannica International School

* John Hart, Principal, International School Of Budapest

* Dave Strudwick, Principal, REAL School

As always you can see events highlighted below, and in our Calendar.

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

Best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Classic Music Of The 20th + 21st Centuries

This multinational Alban Berg Ensemble is made up of superb soloists capable of tackling performances on a wide variety of instruments - in their choice of name, they are predestined to perform primarily Viennese Modernist works.

11 March - Online from Liszt Academy

Requiem by Péter Halász

Although in the last 30 years it was quite unusual for a symphony orchestra to start a concert with works by Bach, but with the spread of the historically informed performance movement, modern orchestras 'withdrew' from the Baroque repertoire. Today, however, they are reclaiming this area.

12 March - Online from Palace of Arts

Vegan Weekend Market

You can purchase vegan cheese specialities; cookies; sandwiches; chili sauces; handmade vegan soaps, creams and toiletries; zero waste products; grain slices; vegan bonbons; hamburgers; raw cakes and slices; fine syrups; smoothies; salty appetizers; lubricious goodies - of course all of them are vegan."

13 March - Allee Shopping Center Promenade

Vintage Outfit Market

Join the largest vintage outfit market in Hungary, where you are guaranteed to find real versatile treasures, while maintaining sustainability.

14 March - Ellátóház

Reformation, Revolution & War Of Independence

Online exhibition guide in the permanent exhibition of the National Museum. Let us remember together March 15, 1848, the Day of the Revolution and the War of Independence, let us celebrate together during the pandemic.

15 March - Online from Hungarian National Museum

Group Coaching Process For Foreign-Born Women In Hungary

Free, online, small-group coaching process: Organisers will use creative coaching techniques and the power of a (peer) group to support each other to set goals, give space to doubts, and find ways to take a step forward.

16 March - Online from Budapest

Mahatma Gandhi Exhibition

In honour of the 150th anniversary of Gandhi’s birth, the Government of India embarked on a series of celebratory commemorations in 2018, which ended on 2 October 2020, the 151st anniversary of Gandhi’s birthday.

17 March - Online from Hungarian National Museum


MINI Countryman Plug-In Hybrid Special Offer For Expats In Hungary

The stylish motoring icon is now filled with electric energy to create an exciting yet sustainable driving experience. What's more, it's now available for a special price... "Naturally You Can Try Before You Buy" - Click this headline to see how easy it is to have a FREE MINI TEST DRIVE in Budapest

Britannica International School Awarded CIS Reaccreditation

Britannica International School here in Budapest is proud to announce that, following a lengthy and comprehensive process, they have been successfully awarded full reaccreditation status with the Council of International Schools.

"Smile Makeover" For Spring At Smile & Teeth Dental Clinic

When you are planning your springtime makeover, consider the benefits of a brighter smile. For such a brilliant smile, the first consultation with a specialist at this expat friendly clinic is FREE - just click this headline for details.

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