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1. First are fresh Interviews with local leaders you may know, or want to know about:

Nóra Hegyi, Owner, Kolibri Pictures - Movie Production Company,
Péter Gyúrós, International Director, Wellis Hungary,
Márk Molnár, Exec Chef, Costes Group Budapest,
Ádám Ludányi, Owner, Ludányi Wine Cellar,
Gábor Herendi, Wedding & Event Planner.

2. Next up, you can see example events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Chain Bridge Gala, Triad Jazz, Creative Asian Dance, Son Lux Gig, Pygmalion Effect Ballet.

3. Also included for interest are new Movies & Specials, plus fresh News, Info & Inspiration:
E.g. Top Picnic Spots, Changes Affecting Drivers, Bribing Dr's Warning, Quirky Statues Guide.

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

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Calendar highlights

Local Dance: 'Chain Bridge Gala'

Up in the 16th District, a little-known theatre is staging an authentic folk dance to promote intercultural dialogue, and fuse tradition and modernity. The event forms part of the 28th annual Danube Carnival.

15 June - Erzsébetliget Theater Budapest

Jazz Concert: Kristóf Bacsó 'Triad Trio'

Composer/saxophonist Kristóf Bacsó appears with his trio, featuring award-winning keyboard player Áron Tálas and drummer László Csízi. Jazz and contemporary music are underscored with an Eastern-European feel.

16 June - Opus Jazz Club Budapest

International Performance: Mutdance Presents 'Bemut'

Founded in 1994 by Young-hee Kim, a charismatic figure from the South Korean dance scene, this all-female troupe redefines the concept of creative dance through a mix of modernity, tradition and Korean culture.

17 June - National Dance Theatre Budapest

International Concert: Son Lux

This American experimental band will not keep their fans waiting long after the Reflektor Festival: they will cross the ocean again on 6th March to play their cathartic songs in this hip Budapest hang-out.

18 June - Dürer Kert Budapest

Ballet Performance: 'The Pygmalion Effect'

Modern Russian choreographer Boris Eifman created this two-act ballet, set to music by Johann Strauss the Younger at the impressively renovated Opera House. The plot focuses on a girl who loses herself in dance.

20 June - Opera House Budapest

Contemporary Dance: 'Spid_er'

In this latest work by dance troupe FrenÁK, the creators step back in the biological hierarchy to gain inspiration from the world of spiders. The piece reveals how humanity creates a 'virtual global structure'.

21 June - National Dance Theatre Budapest


UV-C Robot Created by B+N Referencia in Budapest

The prototype of the in-house developed UV-C disinfection robot using artificial intelligence is ready, and after the necessary tests, production can start this year. The development in Budapest is already attracting interest from abroad - click this headline for more info.

Step Up Day: Britannica International, 19 June

All children, from existing students to new students, will have the opportunity to spend a morning with their new classmates, in their new classroom, with their new teacher and teaching assistant at Britannica International School Budapest.

KITCHIN: Kifli's New Private Label Products Now Available

The past year has brought a shift in consumer habits and a golden age of private label products. Value for money has become as commonplace as salt and pepper, so has come up with a new food range offering real Italian flavors.

Enjoy Asian Street Food at the Night Market in Chinatown Budapest

This is a great opportunity to taste a variety of Asian street food at the annual night market in Chinatown, held every night from 5-11 pm until 31 August. 

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.

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