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1.  First up is a quick look at three popular articles in our new series of Insider's Guides:
* Taking the Summer Night Train from Budapest to the Seaside at Split,
* Top 7 Golf Courses: Best Fairways & Greens in Hungary,
* Fröccs Explained – Hungarian Wine & Soda Spritzer.

2. Next, you can see a wide selection of events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Free Entry to Festival In Buda Castle, Bossa Nova Vibes from Brasil in Budapest, and many more.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies and Specials, plus News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Top Ice Cream, National B'day Guide, New Speed Cams, World Athletics Week, Fun Water Sports.

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

Quick Guide: 3 Days of Celebrations will Mark St. Stephen’s Day

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Boat Party: Grossnight Summer

Record label Grosskidz will commandeer the roof terrace of the A38 on tonight, with tunes by Grossboy, Face Dancer and Szakadás wafting over the Danube as the sun thinks about setting. Live it up! It’s Thursday! :)

17 August - A38 Ship Budapest

Alternative Concert: The Rumjacks

Aussie Celtic punksters the Rumjacks return to Budapest on a tour that also takes in Zagreb and Sofia. The wild men of Sydney offer tunes from recent album Hestia, plus evergreen smash, An Irish Pub Song.

18 August - Dürer Kert Budapest

Free Admission: Festival of Folk Arts

Hungary's largest folk art festival, the biggest in the Carpathian Basin, involves some 1,000 Hungarian and foreign craftspeople gathered up in the Buda Castle. A family favourite for many expats.

19 August - Castle District Budapest

National Holiday Fireworks in Budapest

As part of the celebrations to mark Hungary’s birthday, Budapest stages a huge firework display over the Danube from 9pm. Stake your place on the embankment or book a table at a panoramic establishment.

20 August - Between Margaret Bridge and the Petőfi Bridge

Local Rock Concert by Triász

Three old muckers in de rigueur black got together a decade ago to revive a bunch of lost songs from rock’s rich tapestry in unplugged format. Band members include Béla Jankai of 1980s’ stalwarts Prognózis.

21 August - Barba Negra Budapest

Opera Performance: King Roger

This opera in three acts, performed in Polish with Hungarian and English surtitles, is the most famous work by Karol Szymanowski, composed in the heady days when Poland gained its independence after 1918.

22 August - Eiffel Art Studios Budapest

Bossa Nova Vibes from Brasil in Budapest

Guitarists Gábors Hurták and Szalay, bassist Balázs Földváry and drummer Balázs Cseh present a few gentle bossa nova rhythms from Pelé-era Brazil at Budapest’s most atmospheric jazz club, a former cinema.

20 August - Budapest Jazz Club


B+N Update: Main Factors Driving Property Upgrades – Proptech Trends

The rise of remote and hybrid work lifestyles, along with the expanding smart tech spectrum, has created challenges and opportunities for buildings. Click this headline for more info.

All About Wisdom Teeth by Evergreen Dental in Budapest

The eighth tooth is the last in the series, this is the wisdom tooth. It got this name because it breaks through the gums between the ages of 18 and 25, when one has the most common knowledge according to common belief. The bottom eighth tooth is also generally the largest tooth in the oral cavity...

Breathtaking Views of Fireworks: Celebrate August 20th at The Duchess

Indulge in an evening of pure splendor on Hungary's National Holiday at The Duchess in Budapest, with an enchanting Champagne and Luxurious Canape Night...Click this headline for more info.

Introducing Wáberer Medical Center in Budapest

WMC opened May 2019 in the HillSide Office Building next to the MOM Park shopping center. There are 160 English speaking doctors and a medical team of 120 people work for your health and to ensure patient’s highest level of satisfaction. Click this headline to know more.

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.

New movies in Budapest