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Welcome & thanks for joining fellow Xpats in the Loop!

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

First up, here are 5 fresh Interviews with Xpats you may know, or may want to know:

1. Damien O’Kane, President, Irish Hungarian Business Circle

2. Gearóid O’Sullivan, PGA Coach, The Golf Studio Budapest

3. Ronan Gargan, Irish Ambassador To Hungary

4. Darin Nijpasin, Massage Therapist & Healer

5. Zsolt Gunther, Co-Founder, 3h architects

Next as always you can find events below and in our Calendar.

Now we hope you like what's in it for you below.

Yours with best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Niki Vörös Quartet Feat. Gábor Subicz

The Hungarian Jazz Federation celebrates 30 years of activities with a series of concerts featuring Hungarian jazz artists at the forefront of this creative genre.Niki Vörös always comes up with a refreshingly unusual repertoire.

25 June - Opus Jazz Club Budapest

Live Opera Stream: Figaro3

Three operas by three composers on one night: that’s what Figaro3 is all about. Along with Rossini and Mozart, Beaumarchais’s Figaro trilogy also inspired the rarely heard composer Darius Milhaud.

26 June - Eiffel Art Studios Budapest

Carmen - Bieito’s Production Live in Hungary

The productions by the Catalan director Calixto Bieito, the “Quentin Tarantino of the opera stage”, cut incisively into the reality of their stories, making them shockingly provocative. Now you can see his take on this classic here...

27 June - Margaret Island open-Air Theatre Budapest

Wolfgang Tillmans: 'Your Body is Yours' Exhibition

We're told his photographs, "actively wedge themselves in the cracks of the reality around us; with their silence, vulnerability, intimacy, and closeness, sometimes they fill and other times they further stretch these slits".

28 June - Trafó Gallery Budapest

'Living Folk Art', National Folk Art Exhibition

The creative force stemming from Hungarian folk art is demonstrated by the fact that exhibition halls of several hundred square meters are filled with newly manufactured, high-quality pieces every five years over the last half decade.

29 June - Hungarian Heritage House

Live Opera Returns to MUPA - Starring Elīna Garanča

First she will be performing a cross section of Bizet's famous opera. Then in the second, the audience will hear excerpts from operas by Verdi Puccini and Rossini, as well as Spanish zarzuelas and famous Mediterranean melodies.

30 June - Palace of Arts Budapest


WhiskyNet Insight: Enjoy Gin & Tonic Season in Hungary

Summer and especially June is gin & tonic season, with World Gin Day events, sitting under the stars on terraces, pleasant seaside promenades, and refreshing and tasty cocktails enjoyed with our loved ones...

'Growing Globally' at International School of Budapest

Recent times have seen a profound shift in the philosophy of education, where the focus is on holistic education and development of soft skills... Article by Dhanya Seshan, Vice-Principal Middle School, Cambridge Coordinator and Exams Officer at ISB. 

In What Kind of Light do We Work Better? By B+N

What affects our wallets, our health, and our mental and physical performance at the same time? Read what János Nagy, Head of Electrical Engineering of the B + N Operations Directorate, President of the Hungarian Lighting Technology Association, has to say on the complex effects of well-chosen indoor lighting...

About Epicutaneous Tests By Dr. Rose Private Hospital In Budapest

The common task of the patient and the allergologist is to identify the factors that trigger the patient’s (presumably, probably, or even certainly) allergic-related complaints, and to identify the situations in which contact occurs.

Blue Guides in Budapest Presents Two Volumes of Short Fiction

Two volumes of short fiction by Miklós Bánffy, translated from the Hungarian by Thomas Sneddon. These are the first publications in the new Blue Danube imprint from Blue Guides.

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