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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 a quick look at a great variety of big music events ahead this year:
Justin Bieber, Budapest Aréna, 11 March,
Robbie Williams, New Tour Visits Budapest on 14 March,
First International Anime Music Festival, Budapest Aréna, 8 May,
Roger Waters 'This Is Not A Drill' Concert, MVM Dome Budapest, 23 April,
Joss Stone, Norah Jones & More at VeszprémFest Held Between 12-15 July
Depeche Mode: 'Memento Mori Tour', Puskás Aréna Budapest, 28 July 2023,
Billie Eilish to Perform as Headline Act at Sziget Festival Budapest, 10-15 August.

2. Next up you can see example events happening these days below + in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Operetta Masterpiece: The Bat / Performance Art by Recirquel Budapest: 'My Land'.

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g.  Expat Wins 'Coach of the Year' Title / Mild Winter Weather is Causing Trouble for Trees.

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

Mega Celebrations to Kick Off Cultural Capital Year in Veszprém

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Calendar highlights

Art Exhibition: Hantaï, Klee, & Other Abstractions

A tribute to the painter Simon Hantaï, born in Hungary a hundred years ago who attained world fame while living in France as an expat.

12 January - Museum of Fine Arts Budapest

Operetta Masterpiece: The Bat

This champagne-fuelled full-length opera is Johann Strauss's masterpiece - Doctor Bat and his friends have one hell of a New Year's ball in store!

13 January - Opera House Budapest

Performance by Le Cirque du Bout de Monde: Der Lauf

A series of absurd experiments, performed with a bucket on the head. Der Lauf is authentic Belgian surrealism, halfway between David Lynch and René Magritte. Strange and joyful, interactive and dark.

14 January - Trafó Budapest

'Dance Play' for Families with Children: Rumini

The characters from the first volume of Rumini, Judit Berg’s deservedly famous novel series, come alive in the latest interactive production for children by the Inversedance Company.

15 January - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Performance Art by Recirquel Budapest: 'My Land'

While this production is the consummation of cirque danse, a new form of performance art, it's not only in terms of genre that it is unique: this is Recirquel's first piece to feature only international guest artists.

16 January - Festival Theatre Budapest

World Music: Mariza

Portuguese fado - the melancholic music of eternal yearning - speaks to the soul, and Mariza is a star of this special musical experience.

17 January - National Concert Hall in Budapest

Jazz Concert: Sámuel Baló

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.

18 January - Opus Jazz Club Budapest


Introducing Evergreen Dental in Budapest - More Than Dentistry

The friendly team at this modern clinic are now offering readers of XpatLoop like you a very special opportunity to start the new year: "If you buy the €299 package until 15 February 2023, you will receive an extra 5% discount on top of the 5% membership discount, giving you a total discount of 10% on treatments throughout the year." – Business Reading Powered By Hungary's B+N

B+N Referencia Zrt. is now present in 7 regional countries with its services. As an international company, they find it useful to make news about market trends, and about their company and subsidiaries, easily accessible to partners and professionals. This is why they started their own news portal.

Job Opportunity: Content Manager @

The successful candidate will work closely with the Managing Director and the media partners, writers, photographers of XpatLoop. The main responsibilities and requirements of this key member of the team are summarised below.

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