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- you're together with 33,000+ fellow Xpats in the Loop.

* First up are New Interviews with top hospitality pro's you may know:

1. Thibaut Drege, General Manager, Four Seasons Hotel Budapest,
2. Sameer Hamdan, Zuhair Awad, Owners, Mellow Mood Group,
3. Károly Gerendai, Owner of Costes Restaurants in Budapest,
4. Yahya Khadaro, ARZ Exec Chef, InterContinental Budapest,
5. Anikó Horváth, General Manager, Mystery Hotel Budapest,
6. Arne Klehn, General Manager, Budapest Marriott Hotel,
7. Florentin Mochet, Co-Founder, Le Troquet Wine Bar.

* Scroll down for events happening these days + see more in Xpat Calendar:

E.g. Literary & Art Weekend / Abba Show / Strauss's Elektra / Plastic Pick-Up.

* Also below are new Movies & Specials + fresh News, Info & Inspiration:
E.g. Richest Locals Revealed, 'Night of Artworks', Wine & Champagne Fest. 

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

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New List of Hungary's '"100 Richest" Revealed

Veszprém: 'Spectacular Success Story of Renewal'

'Night Of the Artworks Festival', Budapest, ​​​​​​​18 - 20 May

Watch: Will Hungary Block Massive EU Arms Aid to Ukraine?

New Survey: 45% of Hungarians Don't Know Novak is President

19% Of Uni Students in Hungary Are Foreigners - Top Nationalities Revealed

Hungary Scrutiny: Visiting Committee has Serious Concerns about Unlocking EU Funding

Latest Analysis: Hungarian Economy to Avoid Recession This Year, Rebound in 2024?

PM Orbán’s Brother to Teach Police & Soldiers About Guns in 'Combat Academy

Hidden From Public: Gov’t Decisions Kept Secret Every Day in Hungary

Wine & Champagne Fest, Szabadság Square Budapest, 24 - 29 May

EU Funds 'Matter of Life or Death' for Budapest, Says Mayor

How Viktor Orbán Angered His Closest Friends in Europe

Motorsport Racetrack Opens Near Lake Balaton

Metro Line 3 to Be Fully Opened On 22 May

Calendar highlights

Abba Show with Kata Janza & Lilla Polyák

Go to hear the best-known hits of ABBA, and quality entertainment for all generations - the clothes and choreography all take audiences back to the disco era of the 70's.

18 May - RaM - ArT Theatre Budapest

Panel Magazine's Literary & Art Weekend

Everyone is welcome to take part in this program of creative workshops, literary readings, city walks, artistic mingling, and exploring beautiful city in the center of Europe.

19 May - Massolit Books & Café Budapest

Opera: Strauss's Elektra

Richard Strauss's one-act masterpiece about feminine tragedy is a faithful adaptation of the Greek tragedy, pitting reconciliation, revenge and madness stoked by a troubled conscience one against the other.

20 May - National Opera House Budapest

Community Event: IHBC Plastic Pick-Up

Spring has arrived, so has the 2nd IHBC Plastic Pick-Up get-together. The area they’ll be covering is the woods between Hűvösvölgyi út & Childrens Railway track. Gloves and bags will be provided.

21 May - Budapest 2nd District

Stadium Concert: Pentatonix

This three-time Grammy Award-winning US a capella band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide, their YouTube channel has 5.5+ billion views, now you can see them live in Hungary.

22 May - Budapest Aréna

Contemporary Concert: Tempers

This American 'electronic art rock' band play moody, hypnotic melodies that meld together the values of art, intellectualism and emotion through a deep, intense sound...

23 May - Turbina Budapest

Contemporary Dance: FrenAk Company Present 'Fig_Ht'

This creation follows the process of getting through social problems that surround us all by using our inner focus, and also, "how every individual’s faith and struggle can elevate society’s existence".

24 May - National Dance Theatre Budapest


Special Offer: Budapest's Most Unique Selection Of Sushi

Spago by Wolfgang Puck has prepared a fresh, authentic yet unique sushi menu for spring. The menu, created using the freshest and best quality seasonal ingredients, reflects the best of Japanese cuisine in a way that will captivate every guest.

Proctology: Vital For Patients To Seek Medical Advice, by Dr. Rose

Proctology is the branch of medicine that deals with the last 20cm of the rectum. In this helpful article, Dr. Diána Mocsári, Dr. Rose Private Hospital’s proctologist, summarizes the most common diseases and informs us about the examination. Click this headline for details.

Enjoy Asian Street Food @ Night Market in Chinatown Budapest

You're invited to the most authentic "Asian street food night market" in Budapest every night between 5-11 pm from now until 31 August.

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.

Invitation: Special Wine Tasting @ St. Francis of Assisi Church

On 25 May during this special wine tasting, presented by the members of the Pannonian Winemakers Guild, guests will be guided around in the majestic St. Francis of Assisi parish church in Budapest's Bakats Square.

From Budapest to Any Destination - In a Custom Made Travel Jacket

To best cater to men I believe that a personally designed, custom-made wardrobe is the best choice.

New movies in Budapest