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Welcome Dear Readers!

First-up, here's a quick look at a great variety of recent multimedia articles: 

1. Zsolnay Tile Brightens Budapest’s Skyline

2. Xploring Hungary – Pannonhalma Archabbey

3. Hungary's Poor Burn Dangerous Plastics To Stay Warm

4. Controversial Documentary On PM Orbán Entitled ’Hello Dictator’

5. 'Singles' Shopping Baskets – Proved A Valentine's Day Hit In Hungary

6. Hungarian 'Kodaly Method' Music Education Gains Popularity In China

7. Budapest Volunteers Get Hot Meals To Those In Need

8. Local Family Literally Sails Away From Lockdown

9. Is Hungary Russia's Trojan Horse In Europe?

- for your interest there are plenty more like that in XpatLoop's Video Channel.

Now as always you can find events for these days below and in our Calendar.

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

Best wishes, Team XpatLoop

Hungary 'On Cusp Of Third Wave', Says Chief Medical Officer

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Calendar highlights

Little G Weevil Band New Album Launch

This multiple award-winning artist and songwriter from Budapest will present his new critically acclaimed album 'Play On', with guest artists joining the blues master.

19 February - Online in Budapest

Saturday Online Yoga Flow

All levels are welcome, say the organisers, at this "playful, sweaty and relaxing yoga session". Enjoy it in the comfort of your home, with locals Petra & Sabrina who teach a combination of Vinyasa and Hatha.

20 February - Onilne in Budapest

'Pancs Gastro' Farmer's Market

At this local market you can find Hungarian producers presenting seasonal fruits & veggies, plus cheese, ham, salami, bread, syrups, jams, juices and wine. This week's special we're told is 'Nar Gourmet's authentic Turkish market lunch'.

21 February - 1094 Budapest, Tűzoltó u. 22.

'Beautiful Is Beautiful' Exhibition @ Budapest Kisterem

"The ordinary can be like a painting, the everyday like poetry, reality like a fairy-tale. Judit Fischer keeps her eye open for tiny little objects, that are usual, not noticeable until they are gone," say the organisers.

22 February - 1053 Budapest, Képíró u. 5.

Online Magic Course For Beginners

Szabolcs Molnár is a professional magician and mentalist from Budapest, and for the first time he is holding a live online course in English introducing expats to the art of magic.

23 February - Online in Budapest

OperaWednesday: Madama Butterfly - Eiffel Art Studios

The tale of Cio-Cio san and Pinkerton stands out as one of the finest romantic tragedies ever written. For opera lovers, Puccini's wonderful music elevates tragedy to the heights of catharsis.

24 February - Online in Budapest

Interior Design Evening Course For Beginners

You're invited to improve your interior design skills with this thorough introductory course: for example you can learn how to apply colors, and get top tips for remodeling your home.

25 February - Onlne in Budapest


Atenor Enters Budapest Residential Market

Atenor has signed an agreement relating to the acquisition of new plots in the District XI of Budapest for a total area of 82,861 m². Click this headline for more.

New UV Sterilizer For Rapid Disinfection On Public Transport

Special new equipment suitable for sterilizing public transport vehicles, designed by the research and development department of B + N Referencia Zrt., will be made by the end of the month.

What Has The Pig's Nose Got To Do With Whisky?

WhiskyNet Hungary Insights: Ian Macleod Distillers in Scotland has been present in the world beverage market for more than 80 years, and has earned 'timeless merits with its premium quality beverages, countless awards and recognitions'.

Michelin Star Dining Experience Goes To Your Place

Further to the latest COVID-19 government decree, Costes Downtown restaurant is closed for an undetermined period of time. However, you can still enjoy Michelin-star experience, since they are happy to take their expertise to you anywhere across Budapest and its outskirts.

Are You Missing UK TV In Hungary? Here's Your Solution!

This TV service for expats in Hungary provided by fellow expat Jerry gives you all UK channels, plus stations from 38 other counties including a wide range from Europe, USA, Canada, South America, plus films and box-sets.

New movies in Budapest