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1. Firstly here's a quick update about the St. George's Day Party on Saturday 22 April.
Fresh off the press at WeLoveBudapest is an entertaining article about the occasion.

* You’re warmly invited to enjoy a great variety of Party Music, Food, Drinks & Games.
Also you can win amazing prizes in the charity auction & raffle to support worthy causes.

* Over 3/4 of the limited places have been reserved, so book soon to avoid missing out.
Every nationality is welcome, great value Early-Bird Tickets are available 'til this Saturday.

2. You can see example events happening these days listed below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Ace English Comedy / Budapest Faces Expo / Don Quixote Dance / Hiperkarma Gig.

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Spring Festival Preview / See American Hit Guard / Hungary Still Among Europe's Safest.

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

Invitation: St. George's Party - 'Feast of English Music', 22 April

BREAKING | news & more

Cherry Blossom Fest in Budapest

Hungary Has World’s Highest Alcoholism Rate

'March Of Living' to Be Held On 16 April in Budapest

Hungary Among Europe's Safest Countries, Says Gov't Official

500 Programmes Announced for Valley Of Arts Festival this Summer

Csontváry Exhibition @ Fine Arts Museum in Budapest

Watch: Inflation Insights - Consumer Price Index in Hungary Remains Above 25% in March

US Ambassador Concerned About Hungarys Leaders, US Sanctions Budapest-Based Bank

Drinking Water Network to be Renewed as Old Lead Pipes Often Still Used in Budapest

Watch: American Hits Budapest Parliamentary Guard & Gets Expelled from Hungary

Expansion Must Be Stopped at Paks Nuclear Station, Insists Opposition Párbeszéd

New Law Supports Whistleblowers & Their Protection in Hungary

Preview: Budapest Spring Festival, 20 April – 5 May

Emigration from Hungary at Five-Year High

Now On: Budapest Photo Festival

Calendar highlights

Roma Culture: Khetane Exhibition

With these photos the organisers want to pay tribute to the work of Roma artists who have done and are doing a lot for the visibility of contemporary Roma culture.

13 April - H13 Center Budapest

Turan Concert: 'Voice of the Turkic World'

The Kazakh ethno-folk group is coming to Budapest to present the special, ancient traditions of Kazakh folklore here. The presentation of artistic, finely crafted melodies and timbres lends them a unique musical image.

14 April - Várkert Bazár Budapest

English Stand-Up Comedy: Shazia Mirza

Hot Paprika Comedy is proud to announce their hottest show of the year so far. The super talented award winning comedian Shazia Mirza comes to Budapest for one night only! She will be supported by the amazing Naveed Mahbub.

15 April - Darshan Court Budapest

Ballet Performance: 'Don Quixote'

An avid and passionate reader of chivalric romances, Don Quixote decides that for the sake of his own glory and the common good, he must set out in search of adventures as a knight-errant.

16 April - Opera House Budapest

Experimental Metal Concert: Blood Oath Band Project

Ulrich Krieger is an internationally recognized German composer and saxophonist. He is known for his originality and innovation in composed and free improvised contemporary music, in a variety of contexts.

17 April - Trafó Budapest

Open Air Photo Exhibition: 'Faces of Budapest'

How do contemporary photographers see the people of Budapest? Who are we, and what are we like?

18 April - Városháza Park Budapest

Local Concert: Hiperkarma

Hiperkarma is one of the most determinative bands of Hungary due to its poetic lyrics and their ability to renew all the time. The band has been going for 17 years now, and their common history, an inspirational feature of their identity.

19 April - Akvárium Klub Budapest


Enjoy a Luxurious Sunday Brunch at Matild Café Budapest

Craving an extraordinary Sunday brunch? Look no further than Matild Café & Cabaret. This grandiose café is the perfect setting for a luxurious dining experience that’s sure to create timeless memories

Mastercard & Plant Trees In Regional Cooperation

The online supermarket is launching its third campaign in Hungary, supporting the Mastercard Priceless Planet Coalition's goal of planting 100 million trees. In addition to Hungary, customers of the Rohlik Group can also support this goal in Austria and Germany.

Costes Izakaya: Contemporary Asian Fine Bistro & Bar in Budapest

In the autumn of 2022, the newest restaurant of the Costes Group opened in the heart of Budapest's city centre - the meeting of cultures inspired the name of the restaurant.

Donate Your 1% Church Tax to St Margaret's Anglican Church

If you pay Hungarian taxes please consider designating to Szent Margit Anglikán Episzkopális Egyház for your 1% Church Tax Support at no cost to you, kindly ask the church leaders.

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