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Welcome & thanks for joining in here along with fellow Xpats in the Loop!
You're in good company together with thousands of expats & high-level locals.

First up, here's a quick plug for an Exclusive Interview about the Olympics with:
The Former President of Hungary + International Olympic Committee Member
So you know, it covers hot topics like: * Which local sports stars to look out for?
* How will these Games be different? * How will Hungary perform overall?
* Importance of ‘Sports Diplomacy’ these days? * And much more.

As always you can find many events below, and in our Calendar.
We really hope you like what's in it for you this week.
Yours with best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Caminos - FlamenCorazón Arte Dance Theatre

With her flamenco dance performance, Zsófia Pirók invites us on a journey where "only our imagination can set the limit for the venues". We can travel in time, space and between cultures...

22 July - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Symbiosis Quintet

The Budapest-based quintet plays instrumental jazz. The members met within the walls of the Liszt Ferenc University of Music and the Béla Bartók Conservatory.

23 July - Opus Jazz Club Budapest

Dazed Weekender

"A 3 night party holiday" is how this is being billed, featuring huge names from the realms of underground music & the best venues in Budapest and top notch boat parties.

24, 25, 26 July - All Around Budapest City Centre

Green Sunday Market

This new downtown marketplace has a wide range of sustainably made products, cozy terraces and a renewed image. The organizers’ goal is to create a "fair way of presenting Hungarian products".

25 July - Gozsdu Court Budapest

Budapest Bar Concert

An outdoor performance set to "sparkle between musical styles which breaks you away from your everyday routine via the joy of music for open ears!"

26 July - Vajdahunyad Castle Budapest

Bass Theory Boat Party

Refreshing rhythms are set to create a summer celebration on board, with performers including: Dub Phase, Bergi, and Benc.

27 July - A38 Ship Budapest

Platon Karataev Concert

This local indie quartet "wanders around the core of existence, seeking answers through paradoxes, contemplating on questions by observing them on an atomic level or viewing them from an astronomical perspective".

28 July - Kobuci Kert Budapest


Sunbathe Wisely - By Dr. Rose Private Hospital Budapest

Summer is here again, the carefree period of holidays, the beach, and sunbathing. So, let’s prepare for the summer season so that our skin doesn’t get lasting memories.

Special Effects Teams Up With Premium Catering Company

Special Effects Hungary has announced another acquisition as part of its crisis-proof and optimistic 2020/21 strategy. The event production company is widening its range of services with expat lead Terra Catering.

Tax on Representation & Business Gifts Reduced in Hungary

Since 9 June no social contribution tax will be payable on representation and business gifts according to Section 70 (4) and (5) of Act CXVII of 1995 on Personal Income Tax (Income Tax Act). The tax was reduced from 35.99% to 17.7%.

Here's How to Protect Your Skin This Summer

Expert advice for expats from Henriette Moncz, owner and specialist trainer beautician at Wellmed Beauty & Medical Spa in Budapest.

WhiskyNet Insight: East Meets West – Bobby’s Journey

Summer is in full swing in July, especially now that the temperature is constantly above 30°C. We can all enjoy football games, barbeques, going to the beaches, having long walks by the setting sun, reading. dancing or enjoying drinks with our friends.

New movies in Budapest