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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's a quick look at the international footie coming up in Hungary.

Given the high profile matches to be played in Budapest, it's also worth 'non-footie fanatics' knowing about this competition in which maybe, just possibly maybe, Hungary could flourish...

It’s just a few weeks until Euro 2020 is played, and the most improved side in international football, Hungary, will have one of the most daunting tasks of the tournament – playing in a so-called 'group of death'

It’s a horrendous draw for Hungary - against Germany, France and Portugal - however they will have home advantage in key games, plus Hungary might have a 'not-so-secret' weapon - see here for more.

Also this week there's another Special Report in the loop, about how 

Abortion in Hungary can Prove to be a Real Ordeal for Locals & Expats

Next up, as always you can find 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

'Cure' Photo Exhibition

This exhibition reveals that the dilemma of “being well” is answered by various concepts resulting from the different creative positions...

28 May - Capa Center Budapest

Tree Commando Budapest Event: 'Cleaning Around Trees'

The organisers aim to clean around 330 trees, saying "We have to remove the tiny plants around them, 2-3 cm deep. The work is easy, takes 2-3 hours".

29 May - Budapest, XIV district

Children's Day Activities @ Budapest's Railway Museum

The last Sunday in May is always about children, so this museum has prepared a number of "memorable, colourful and exciting programs for kids, like travelling on a steam locomotive, the garden railways, riding on the horse tram".

30 May - Hungarian Railway Museum

Tuba & Piano Concert by Young Artists

Young musician Gergely Lukács's diploma concert features Dalma Cseh on piano - the one hour long program includes pieces from Telemann, Mozart, Messiaen and Roger Kellaway.

31 May - Live stream from Liszt Academy

Hungarian State Folk Ensemble Performance: 'Circle Dance'

This show, we're told, "Firmly believes in the unquestionable reality of belonging, presents a peasant heritage: the unparalleled cultural and intellectual commodities that have emerged thanks to a thousand years of coexistence in the Carpathian Basin".

1 June - Live stream from Palace of Arts

Károly Gáspár Trio: Philosophy

At this 'Album Debut Concert', new material will be heard live for the first time, with Károly Gáspár's musician friends, bassist Balázs Horváth and drummer Bendegúz Varga performing on stage.

2 June - Opus Jazz Club in Budapest


Early Years & Year 1 Open Afternoon @ British International School

The BISB Team is delighted to welcome you and your child to this on-campus event. Come visit their Early Years and Year 1 outdoor learning environments and meet their dedicated and professional staff.

New Medical Aesthetics Service at Dr. Rose Private Hospital

Through its decades of research and development, as well as its unique innovations and patents, Institut Esthederm has become a major player in the international cosmetics industry. Click this hadline for more info.

Turn Your Next BBQ From Good to Great with Hajdú

Hajdú sajt is officially declaring BBQ season open, through the cheese everyone knows and loves - halloumi! 

New movies in Budapest