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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. Firstly, here's an invitation for you to a special international community get-together:
St. George's Day Party, Budapest Marriott, Saturday 22 April - ‘A Feast of English Music’

You'll be in good company as these friendly guests of honour are confirmed to attend:
* His Majesty's Ambassador, * UNICEF Hungary's Executive Director, * Irish Ambassador

Every nationality is welcome, great value 'limited edition' Early-Bird Tickets are now available.
Come to enjoy a great variety of English music, food & drinks - see here for details + more below.

2. You can see example events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. UK Education Event Tonight in Budapest - complimentary drinks, food & networking.
Note: to confirm your attendance email asap!

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Hungarian Parliament Named World’s Best Tourist Attraction, New Amazing Acts at Sziget.

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

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Calendar highlights

VIP Invitation: UK Education Event by Metropolis Education

This event is a great opportunity for families, business leaders and education specialists to chat informally with representatives from some of the UK's leading Boarding Schools.

16 March - Marriott Hotel Budapest

Art Exhibition: Salvador Dalí

This is the largest ever exhibition about him in Hungary, with more than 150 original works including Dalí’s prints, life-size sculptures, and other specially crafted works of art, which include glass, bronze, gold, and even diamonds.

17 March - Komplex Budapest

March Picnic: “Dűlőbisztró”

Etyek locals invite you to this special gastro experience, complete as always with friendly hospitality. The main focus this time is on fire-baked bites and barbecue delicacies, "accompanied by pulsating rhythms and dance-inducing tunes".

18 March - Etyek

St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Budapest

It is time to turn the city green again as expats and local celebrate the great Irish Saint. Join in for fun as the parade moves from Szabadsag ter, through the city, and back again. There will be 'light entertainment' and face painting we're told, plus of course Irish music and dancing.

19 March - Starting from Szabadság tér - click this headline for timing details and more

Musical Concert of Endre Ady Poems

It is safe to say that the audience for this Endre Ady show can look forward to a unique experience and an exceptional musical event, featuring a cult underground group formed at the start of the 1980s.

20 March - Festival Theatre Budapest

Dance Performance for Families: Vuk

This special performance for kids is about Vuk, playful and lively character who reminds each child of him or herself. This well-known local character by István Fekete together with numerous other characters from the children's story all come to life on stage.

21 March - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Opera: Ferenc Erkel's Hunyadi János

The organisers say the purpose of this special production is to stage a piece authentic to the original and to use it to showcase the National Opera’s artistic and technical possibilities.

22 March - Opera House Budapest


Primary Years Programme at Budapest British International School

Over the last two years BBIS have been focussing on how to ensure all students in the Primary School are ‘future ready’. A lot of work has been done on rethinking and redesigning the curriculum to prepare students for MYP and DP programmes, and also for when they leave school.

Mystery Nights Presents: Maker's Mark @ Great Hall Restaurant, 24 March

We are welcoming the famous Maker's Mark Whisky lovers with great relaxing tunes from Lili & Miki the resident acoustic duo. Music and chill starts at 19:00.

New Director of F&B at Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel Budapest

The outstanding Matild Palace has added another top executive to its management team with the appointment of Burak Cecen as the luxury hotel's new Director of Food & Beverages.

B + N Insight: Challenges in Hungary’s Cleaning Industry in 2023

Interclean’s latest study defines 4 industry trends facilities managers, cleaning professionals and service providers should watch out for in 2023. Most of these trends are in line with B+N Zrt.’s aspirations, as we have been work around the clock on future-proof professional solutions.

All About Tooth Extraction & Aftercare by EverGreen Dental Budapest

Going to the dentist can be very stressful for people, but visits are necessary to stay healthy. Usually, tooth extraction is the least dentists do, mainly to try to save the tooth.

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 in this article.

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