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Welcome & thanks for enjoying a moment here - along with fellow Xpats in the loop!
You're in good company with 1000's of expats + locals in this cosmopolitan community.

1. First up, here's an invitation to the longest-running expat charity event in Budapest:
Traditional Burns Supper by Robert Burns International Foundation, 28 January
You can see what Happened at the Budapest Burns Supper last year via this link.

2. Next, you can see example events happening these days below + in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Night of Ice RinksYoko Ono ShowHantaï, Klee, & Other Abstractions Exhibition.

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Xploring Budapest VideoRecord InvestmentsMotorway Prices RiseAir Quality Warning.

Now we hope you like what's in it for you below.
Yours with best wishes for 2023, Team XpatLoop

Top 5 Winter Experiences Around "The Hungarian Sea" Region

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Calendar highlights

Jazz Concert: Sámuel Baló Trio

For this concert, the trio are reworking some of their own compositions, which Alana, Jan and Sámuel arranged specifically for this line-up, with some inspired by Hungarian folk music.

5 January - Opus Jazz Club Budapest

Dance Performance: 'The Faithless Wife'

As a detective story, the Hungarian National Dance Ensemble's large-scale première of The Faithless Wife casts light on the hidden aspects of the original ballad.

6 January - Festival Theatre Budapest

Night of Ice Rinks

For the seventh time this year, the Night of Ice Rinks offers skating activities and great DJ sets for everyone who fancies having fun on ice.

7 January - Budapest City Park

Orchestra Concert: Beethoven's Symphonies

His symphonies are perhaps the most played pieces in the entire symphonic repertoire, this performance looks at how he became a rebel, and finally became regarded as a genius.

8 January - Palace of Arts Budapest

Family Friendly Exhibition: 'The Art of the Brick'

Visit to discover over one million Lego bricks transformed into 100+ sculptures. A Fun Zone is included where everyone can express their creativity, from the smallest to biggest.

9 January - Komplex Exhibition Hall Budapest

Modern Exhibition: Yoko Ono Show

An exhibition entitled “War is Over! If You Want It – Tribute to Yoko Ono” is now on display at the Hungarian National Museum in Budapest.

10 January - National Museum Budapest

Art Exhibition: 'Hantaï, Klee, & Other Abstractions'

This exhibition presents the works Simon Hantaï produced shortly after 1948, during his artistic period in Paris when he studied the most important movements of modernism.

11 January - Museum of Fine Arts Budapest


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, and stations from other counties including the USA, plus the latest films and box-sets.

Why Does Your Office Give You Headaches? by Firstmed Budapest

You’ve just spent the last 5 hours working on a spreadsheet and you’re feeling pretty good about yourself. But then you notice that the bright fluorescent lights are starting to give you a headache, and your back is hurting from sitting at your desk for so long. 

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