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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 heads-up about the annual Xpat Charity Gala

You're warmly invited to join us for fun & networking in the Marriott Ballroom.
UK Ambassador Paul Fox has this date in his diary: Friday 5 November 2021.
So please also mark your calendar to come and "Feel Good + Do Good"!

It promises to be another great 'Bonfire Night' celebration in Budapest:

Already supporters are pledging fab prizes, such as Catherine Dickens offering:
Romantic Stay for 2 @ Józsi's Cottage with a bountiful breakfast (Ft 120.000).
In case you would like to pledge a Charity Auction Prize please click here.

You can see events happening these days below and in our Calendar.

We really hope you like what's in it for you this week - & that you like us!

Yours as always with best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

’Sisters’ Photo Exhibition by Orsolya Urbán

This outstanding local photographer visited the sisters of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary with the aim of showing these women living a 'blessed life'. “During the photo sessions I learned about the living God being in the focus.”

9 September - Hungario Café Budapest

Morcheeba Concert

This English electronic band formed in the mid-1990s to mix influences from trip hop, rock, folk rock and downtempo, since 1995 they have produced nine studio albums - two of which reached the UK top ten. Edwards left the band in 2003, after which the brothers used a number of singers before she rejoined in 2009. They recruit additional members for their live performances and have toured internationally. In 2014 Paul Godfrey resigned from the band. Edwards and Ross Godfrey later formed Skye | Ross and released a self-titled album in September 2016. Their latest studio album as Morcheeba, Blackest Blue, was released in May 2021. It features collaborations with Duke Garwood and Brad Barr and was preceded by singles "Sounds of Blue", "Oh Oh Yeah" and "The Moon". Blackest Blue did not enter the Official Albums UK Top 100 Chart, but peaked at number 14 on the Official Album Downloads Chart Top 100.

10 September - Budapest Park

Spiritual Hike & Yoga

Xpats are welcome to this hike at an historic village where a castle was built for the movie "The Stars of Eger". As well as that you can admire Dolomites and other wonderful rock formations, before a gentle Yoga practice and more.

11 September - Pilisborosjenő, Hungary

'Towards Towers' - Hidden Churches of Budapest

This English language event lasting 2.5 hours looks at a variety of special churches, including the Orthodox Cathedral of Our Lady, the Church of Returning Home and many more outstanding local architectural treasures.

12 September - Petőfi Square Budapest

Recirquel Company present 'My Land'

This production by the internationally renowned contemporary circus company Recirquel 'focuses on the roots of humanity and the eternal connection between a person and their homeland, depicting it in a space filled with illusions'.

13 September - Palace of Arts Budapest

Modern Art Orchestra: Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong

At this concert Ella will be embodied by Krisztina Pocsai with her silky voice, and Armstrong's spirit will be awakened by several local talents including Kornél Fekete-Kovács, Attila Korb, and Gábor Subicz.

14 September - Opus Jazz Club Budapest

Role of Minority Churches in a Multicultural Europe of 21st Century

This seminar in English is organised by FinnAgora, in collaboration with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary, in honor of the forthcoming visit to Budapest of Finnish Archbishop Tapio Luoma.

15 September - Evangelical Lutheran Church Budapest


Wolfgang Puck Invites Candidates for a Career Day in Budapest

Star chef Wolfgang Puck’s first European Spago restaurant, The Duchess rooftop bar, the soon-to-open Matild Café & Cabaret are organizing a Career Day on 14th September together with Matild Palace, inviting applicants for around 100 open positions.

B+N Referencia Initiates International Expansion

With an internationally significant acquisition, the Hungarian group became one of the most notable facility management providers in the region. The transaction concerns the main subsidiaries of the ISS Group in the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Romania, and Hungary.

'Outstanding Happenings' in Hungary this September

For your reference and entertainment here's a quick look at 10 top 'Outstanding Happenings' on this month. Presented in a summary format that makes it easy to see what’s most interesting to you - just click any link to know more:

New movies in Budapest