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Welcome & thanks for joining in here - along with fellow Xpats in the Loop!
There are thousands of expats + high-level locals in this international community

1. For your interest there's an essential selection of News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. New Panoramic Air Balloon Service will Start in Budapest's City Park from May 1st.

2. Plus there are new Movies in Budapest, fresh Special features, and What's On highlights:
See below to widen your horizons (even further) at a local gig / dance / theatre performance.

3. Finally here's an update about the St. George's International Community Event on Saturday:
Ticket sales via Funcode end today (29 April) at 4pm - or earlier after last few tickets are reserved.
Join in for a great variety of live English music by The Vibe + cheese, wine & many charity prizes!

Now here's hoping you enjoy what's in it for you below.
Yours with kind regards & best wishes, Team XpatLoop

* Prize Raffle & Auction will Support Ukraine on Saturday 30 April

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Calendar highlights

International Dance Day Celebration

Celebrated every year here since 1983, this time Jean-Georges Noverre - a giant in the world of classical ballet - will be in focus. The event also acts as an award ceremony for local professional dancers.

29 April - National Dance Theatre Budapest

St. George's Event - Nearly All Available Places Are Reserved

Grab one of the last tickets while you can to enjoy a great variety of English music, drinks & prize at this social networking event - every nationality is welcome, an auction & raffle will help UNICEF.

30 April - Corinthia Budapest

Contemporary Concert: Dodie (UK) on the Danube

This English singer-songwriter and writer, who evokes infinitely subtle, melancholic, enchanting moods in her songs, is one of the most popular artists in her homeland + on the international airwaves.

1 May - A38 Ship Budapest

Musical Fusion: Dissection Concert Series with Szeder

Combining the influences of popular music, French chanson, jazz and folk in a unique style, Szeder will "partner” this time with Gustav Mahler, the most influential Austrian composer of the last century.

2 May - Budapest Festival Theatre

Theatre: 'Pieces of a Woman'

Award-winning performance by TR Warszawa (PL) directed by Kornél Mundruczó (HU), this production is a disturbing vision of modern women who are fighting for their right to make decisions about their own lives.

4 May - Vígszínház Budapest


Enjoy Mother's Day at Spago Restaurant Budapest

Spago's special Mother’s Day menu was made for you to spend a memorable time with the most important women in your life, via a unique gastronomic experience so you can enjoy real quality time together.

Why Study in the UK? By Metropolis Education

Why Study in the UK? Well, some of the UK’s leading boarding schools are heading to Budapest on the 13th May to chat with families about the amazing opportunities available for summer camps, short term stays and longer term education.

Travel Inspiration: Escape to Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Explore the Middle East’s pearl of Ras Al Khaimah, located in the northernmost part of UAE, from this base to enjoy a fabulously luxurious resort and a pristine private beach - and a nearby 18-hole championship golf course too, if that's your thing.

Virtual Open Day: The British International School Budapest, 12 May

At the British International School of Budapest they offer a caring and nurturing Early Years and Primary environment, with highly trained teachers and small personal class sizes. Click this headline for info about the related Virtual Open Day.

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.

Job Opportunity: Management Assistant @

We're growing and so hiring an assistant: the successful candidate will work with and support the Managing Director of - the main responsibilities and requirements of this key member of the team are summarised in this article, along with next steps.

New movies in Budapest