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Welcome & thanks for enjoying a moment here, along with fellow friendly Xpats in the Loop!
You're in good company with thousands of expats + top locals in this cosmopolitan community.

1. In focus for fun, and practical use, are 10 +1 Handy & Humorous Hungarian Idioms:
The ones collected and explained are quite commonly used, and are also quite funny!

2. Next, as always there's an essential selection of News, Information & Inspiration for Xpats:
E.g. Forint Hit New Low / New Monkeypox Cases / Danube Embankment to Be Closed Soon

3. Also there are new Movies in Budapest, fresh Specials, and What's On highlights.
A wide variety of gatherings, performances & happenings are included for your interest.

Now here's hoping you enjoy what's in it for you!
With kind regards & best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Dutcham Presentation & Networking Event: 'Augmented Leadership'

The AI Age is Now. AI is deeply and speedily transforming enterprises, industries and the economy. How will you thrive? Attend to learn how!

16 June - Crowne Plaza Hotel Budapest

Opera: 'The Girl of the Golden West'

Staged at the beautifully renovated Opera House in a production directed by Vasily Barkhatov - who is regularly engaged to work all over Russia & Europe.

17 June - State Opera House Budapest

Free Open-Air Concert by Budapest Festival Orchestra

The world-renowned ensemble will kick off the evening with Bach, followed by the European premiere of a piece by Philip Glass.

18 June - Heroes' Square Budapest

Folk Dance: 'Bihari Picture Book'

The Bihari Ensemble was formed back in 1954 , and have won a great number of Grand Prix prizes at local and international festivals.

19 June - National Dance Theatre Budapest

HiPEAC Conference

This is the premier European forum for experts in computer architecture, programming, and operating systems...

20 June - Budapest Congress Cente

Alternative Concert: Anna and the Barbies

Together for nearly 20 years now, this local band will play an acoustic gig in which Plato's Allegory of the Cave will be projected onto Müpa Budapest's "great cave wall".

21 June - National Concert Hall Budapest

Rock Concert: Nagyúr & Verőköltő

We're told rock fans will love this local gig by, "two completely weird rock bands playing music for a never-before-seen layer of the underground..."

22 June - A38 Ship Rooftop Budapest


BISB Summer Camp

Looking for a fantastic and exciting experience for your child this summer? The British International School Budapest  Summer Camp has been running for 15 years and is increasingly popular. Click this headline for what it delivers for children.

'Are Men at Risk? Reflections on Men's Health' by Dr. Rose

Professors and senior doctors from Dr. Rose Private Hospital have joined forces to raise awareness of the importance of men's health.

WhiskyNet Insight: Isle of Harris Distillery – 'The Social Distillery'

The Isle of Harris Distillery is both a place and an idea to bring people together, to share the special spirit of Harris and create a sense of belonging wherever they are from. So, the Isle of Harris Distillery began with a simple idea…

New movies in Budapest