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1. In focus are popular pieces in our Top Summer Fun series, here are just 5 related highlights:
* Top 12 Picnic Places * Top 5 Bike Rides in Budapest * Top 25 + 1 Events in Hungary This July
* Top 10 Spots to Enjoy by 'The Danube Bend' * Top 15 + 1 Summer Festivals in Hungary

2. Next up, you can see examples of events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Johnny Depp to Play in Budapest, Summer Festivals inc. Katlan & Campus, Deep Purple Gig.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies & Specials, plus News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Hungary's Beautiful Waterfalls, Best Ice Cream, Fascinating Statues Guide, Top Flea Markets.

We hope you like what's in it for you.
Best wishes from Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Open Air Ballet: Romeo & Juliet

Returning to Margaret Island, the ballet ensemble of the Slovenian National Theatre in Maribor now present their production of R & J, choreographed by Valentina Turcu and inspired by the Renaissance.

13 July - Margaret Island Theatre Budapest

Eco Festival: Bánkitó, 13 - 15 July

Underscored by eco-consciousness, this green focused summer festival takes place by a lake in Nógrád County, north of Budapest. Music takes over at night, in the daytime there are presentations and workshops, plus yoga by the water.

14 July - Bánk

E-Festival: Katlan, 13 - 15 July

This electronic music festival held in a quarry in Tárnok, south-west of Budapest, attracts underground artists generating a truly euphoric atmosphere, for those who dig that scene.

15 July - Tárnok, Hungary

Rock Concert: Deep Purple

One of the hardest touring bands in the world are back on the road to please their legions of fans. Celebrating 55 years in the business, these legends of UK rock have an extensive back catalogue to draw on.

16 July - Budapest Aréna

Folk Metal Concert: The Hu - Rumble Of Thunder Tour

After their sold-out show here in 2022, this Mongolian band return to Budapest. The group from Ulan Bator first made a splash in 2018 with their cover of a Metallica song using traditional Mongolian instruments.

17 July - Budapest Park

Hollywood Vampires Concert: Featuring Johnny Depp & Alice Cooper

Those two old troupers, would-be rock star Depp and 1970s’ hitmaker Alice Cooper, visit Budapest as part of the ‘best bar band in the world’, accompanied by Aerosmith´s Joe Perry and guitarist Tommy Henriksen.

18 July - Budapest Aréna

Forest Festival: Campus

The biggest bash in Eastern Hungary’s pop-music calendar, Campus features over 200 shows at up to 40 venues in the leafy surroundings of the 'Big Forest' - said to be “one of Hungary’s most comfortable festivals”.

19 July - Debrecen


Custom-Made Menswear: 5 Stylish Reasons to Update Your Wardrode

Achieving a fashionable wardrobe has never been easier. With just two seasonal appointments, you can update your current wardrobe, to look your best on any occasion. Read on to learn about the best reasons why you should explore the world of custom men's tailoring in Budapest.

Smart Irrigation for a Blooming Garden in Hungary

As we bask in the warmth of summer, let's turn our attention to our gardens. Imagine stepping into your garden, surrounded by vibrant blooms, luscious greenery, and the soothing sounds of nature... Click this headline for more from expat tech expert Aniko Woods.

B+N Corporate News: "Patient Control is Important"

The first impression people have when they enter a hospital is important, but it also has a positive impact on the daily lives of the staff if they can work in a clean, tidy environment, reports B+N. Click this headline for details from Prof. Dr. Csaba Polgár, Director General of the National Institute of Oncology in Hungary.

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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 n this article.

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