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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. In focus are popular Interviews with expats you may know, or may want to know:
Ben Turner, Principal, The British International School Budapest
Damien O’Kane, President, Irish Hungarian Business Circle

Esther Holbrook, Writer, Actress & Voice Artist

2. Next up you can see example events happening these days below + in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. IHBC Expat Get-Together, Practical Kitchen Exhibition, Expat Daytrip Around The Bend.

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Record Forint Strengthening, Pope is Coming, Early Music Festival, Which?: Wizz is Worst.

Now we hope you like what's in it for you below.
Yours with best wishes, Team XpatLoop

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Calendar highlights

Art Display: By Displaced Ukrainian Children in Hungary

Budapest's vibrant art scene is set to welcome a powerful exhibition titled "Who Am I?" showcasing the extraordinary artwork of Ukrainian students who have been forced to flee their homes.

2 March - Golden Duck Gallery Budapest

Expat Event: IHBC First Friday Get-Together

This is an open event where Irish-Hungarian Business Circle members and non-members are welcome to join together for "an evening of caint, craic agus ól, and music".

3 March - Jack Doyle's Budapest

Expat Daytrip: The Danube Bend

Visit the charming town of Vác and stroll along the river promenade to view the magnificent Danube Bend - total distance will be about 3 miles in total.

4 March - Vác

Practical Exhibition: 'Kitchen Show'

Discover world-class kitchen innovations, ideas and products you’ve never seen before. Industry professionals and experts will present latest furniture designs, state-of-the-art appliances and kitchenware.

5 March - Budapest Aréna

Cirque Danse: 'Solus Amor'

The latest production by Recirquel Budapest, Hungary's leading contemporary circus company, brings forth "the only primeval energy that spans space and time to connect us all".

6 March - Palace of Arts Budapest

Classical Concert: By Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

This local orchestra has performed internationally with the most distinguished conductors and soloists, this time they will be joined by Hungarian Radio Children's Choir.

7 March - Music Academy Budapest

Opera: 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.

8 March - Opera House Budapest


Invitation: UK Education Event in Budapest by Metropolis Education

Metropolis Education is delighted to invite you and your families to a 'Meet & Greet' as part of our 'UK Education Evening' on Thursday 16th March at Budapest Marriott Hotel.

Do You Often Feel Dizzy? It's Time to See a Doctor, by Dr. Rose

Dizziness is one of the most common complaints that patients see a neurologist with, according to Dr. Sándor Ilniczky. We asked Dr. Rose Private Hospital’s neurologist what might be considered dizziness, as almost everyone understood the term differently.

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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