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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 fresh Interviews with Xpats you may know, or may want to know about:
Mark Rimmell, Film-Set Decorator, Crown Maker,
Ágota Székely, Charity Founder, Felter, Teacher,
Hiroko Ishimoto, Pianist & Feminist.

2. Next up you can see example events happening these days below + in Xpat Calendar:
E.g.  Carnival & Farmer's Market / 'Mentes (Food Intolerances) Festival' /  Georges Bizet's Carmen.

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g.  Expats Eligible for Top State Opera Post / Insect Protein to be Prominently Labelled on Food.

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

Inspiration For Adventures: Budapest Travel Expo, 23 – 26 Feb

BREAKING | news & more

New Speed Cameras in Budapest

Budapest Airport Shuttle Fares to Rise Sharply Soon

Young Wolf Wanders 700km from Switzerland to Hungary

Insect Protein to be Prominently Labelled on Food in Hungary

Opinion: Opposing Takes on Orbán’s ‘State of the Nation’ Address

Top Football Players’ Average Salaries Increase to Nearly HUF 4 Million

Media Silence About Hungarian Participation in Ukraine Defense Contact Group Meetings

"Spyware Grossly Abused In Hungary" - Euro Parl't’s Pegasus Committee Head

Agriculture & Food Industry “In Big Trouble”, Says Hungary’s Socialist Party

Orbán Pays HUF 2+ Million for Family’s Flights on Armed Forces Aircraft

New Study: Half of Hungarians See Orbán As Most Suitable PM

China's Top Diplomat Has Private Dinner with Orbán in Budapest

Fidesz Torpedoes EV Battery Factories Debate in Hungary

Expats Eligible for Top Opera Post in Budapest

New Heat Records Broken in Hungary

Calendar highlights

Dance Improvisation Training

The improvisation class includes dance-technical basics, creative tasks, exercises for developing body awareness. Participants will be given instructions some of them easy some of them are harder to take in.

24 February - Jurányi House Budapest

Carnival & Farmer's Market

Carnival will be celebrated at the Hunyadi Square market as well, offering traditional carnival and churros doughnuts in addition to the usual range of produce - delicious snacks & hot drinks. KlubZene DJ ensures good vibes.

25 February - Hunyadi Square Market Budapest

'Mentes (Food Intolerances) Festival'

The 'Food Intolerances Festival' will focus on gluten-, lactose- and sugar-free, health-conscious products and services, where everyone can find the right products or diet for themselves.

26 February - ELTE Campus Budapest

Gard Nilssen's Acoustic Unity Concert

The Norwegian Grammy nominated trio Gard Nilssen Acoustic Unity has since the beginning in 2014, released three critically acclaimed albums: Firehouse, Live In Europe, and To Whom Who Buys a Record.

28 February - Opus Jazz Club Budapest

Georges Bizet's Carmen

Opera in two parts, four acts, in French, with Hungarian, English, and French subtitles. The director has transplanted this opera set in 19th-century Seville to post-Franco Spain.

1 March - Opera House Budapest


Virtual Open Day @ The British International School Budapest

Virtual Open Days are a great way to discover BISB from the comfort of your home, and you can do so on 28th February. Discover what makes BISB and its community the best place for your child...

Matild Palace Budapest Received Prestigious International Awards

Recently the International Property Awards 2022-2023 were held in London, where Matild Palace, a Luxury Collection Hotel Budapest's stunning interiors were awarded.

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.

New movies in Budapest