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Welcome & thanks for joining fellow Xpats in the Loop!

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

First-up, here's a look at great variety 7 trending multimedia features in the loop:

1. Budapest Premier League Cricket Tournament, Sződliget, 22-24 May

2. How Many Of Hungary’s Summer Festivals Can Still Happen?

3. 'Intellectual Conversation' On Hungary’s Role In The EU

4. Baby Elephant Takes First Steps At Budapest Zoo

5. Hungarian Pastry Shop Offers Vaccine-Themed Treats

6. Local Vegan Cooking Challenge To Cut Carbon Footprint

7. Xploring Budapest - Free Time Idea - Aeropark

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

We really hope you like what's in it for you below.

Yours with best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Local Dynamic Duo Concert

Internationally known and popular Veronika Harcsa and highly recognized Bálint Gyémánt singer-guitarist are a special bright spot of the domestic, and some say even the European music scene.

13 May - OMC Live Session

Special Concert By Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra

Critics positively note that they do almost everything slightly differently to what one would expected. This local ensemble, who often experiment with arrangements, are set to express their 'love and loyalty of the audience'.

14 May - Online from The Liszt Academy

Budapest Fish Days, 14 - 15 May

This outdoor gastro event will feature "a giant cauldron, fish stew, fried fish, fishy street food, in all quantities, seafood and many more delicacies'. Also there will be a giant aquarium & free family programs.

15 May - By the Danube in Budapest's 11th District

E.K. Avenue Concert

Performing since 2009, featuring jazz singer/songwriter Erika Kertész alongside other well-known Hungarian musicians, the band’s music consists of Erika’s own jazz compositions - including the English lyrics.

16 May - Online in Budapest

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Performance

A special highlight of this outstanding concert is the Brazilian Heitor Villa-Lobos' Fantasia (1948), a concertante work for saxophone that's a type of composition seldom heard in Hungarian concert halls.

17 May - Presented online by Palace Of Arts Budapest

'Imaginary Conversations' By Umze Ensemble

This concert presents four pieces from the last decade by composers who work closely with the UMZE Ensemble. This chamber ensemble is devoted to the promotion of 20th and 21st century music by Hungarian composers.

18 May - Live stream from Budapest Music Center

Opera Wednesday: Cavalleria Rusticana

“Easter Showdown Motivated By Jealousy!” + “Clown Commits Murder On Stage!” - two pieces considered twin operas as they have much in common, and they are probably the greatest examples of the verismo movement.

19 May - Online from Erkel Theatre


Hajdú’s Labneh Is Coming To A Store Near You

Hajdú sajt is excited to let you know that for the first time in Hungary, the beloved Middle Eastern yoghurt, Labneh, is now going to be available in stores near you!

The New Generation Of Hungary's National Spirit

Our resident drinks guru, Dez O’Connell, returns with another look at traditional Hungarian beverages. This time from TRiSPiRiT pálinka, in particular Piros Vilmos Körte Pálinka and Stanley Szilva Pálinka.

Catch Fresh Fish & Seafood Delights From La Pescheria In Budapest

How many times per week do you eat fish? Did you know that a healthy, balanced diet should include at least 2 portions of fish a week, including 1 of oily fish. But that's not so easy in landlocked Hungary you may say, true but here's a solution...

Videodermatoscope @ Dr. Rose Private Hospital In Budapest

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New movies in Budapest