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Welcome & thanks for enjoying a moment with us here to see what's 'Buzzing in Budapest'
- you're in good company together with over 30,000 fellow Xpats in the Loop.

1. First up, here's a quick look at 5 fresh, varied and trending Video Articles on the expat portal:

* Watch: Europe’s Largest Fireworks Display Held in Budapest for Hungary's Birthday,
* Controversial Comments by Carlson in Budapest inc Calling on US Ambo to Leave,
* WAC: Largest Sporting Event in Hungary’s History, Now On Until 27 August,
* Help Sent by Hungary to Fire-Ravaged Hawaiian Islands,
* Film Tour of Budapest’s Historic Coffeehouses.

2. Next, you can see a wide selection of events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Savaria Historical Carnival, Bartók Goes Jazz, Sundeer Shaman Gathering, Bladerunnaz Party.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies and Specials, plus News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Free Lánchíd Festival, Rip-off Taxis, Enchanting Danube Islands, Anti-Orbán Graffiti, Zoo Night.

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

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Calendar highlights

Local Concert: Blahalouisiana

Indie popsters from Székesfehérvár with four albums under their belts, fronted by distinctive singer Barbara Schoblocher, Blahalouisiana appear at Budapest Park for another major appearance in the capital.

24 August - Budapest Park

Electro Party: Bladerunnaz

Founded in 1999 to promote drum and bass at clubs, parties and festivals in Hungary, Bladerunnaz take over the A38 thanks to E-Z Rollers, Palotai and Statik. Merchandise includes T-shirts and bicycle bells.

25 August - A38 Ship Budapest

Join Shamans & Healers @ Sundeer Gathering

This global gathering has been organised since 2015, and this year meets at Királyrét 50km north of Budapest. The aim is to share the ancient wisdom and experience of different cultures and the natural world.

26 August - Királyrét Hungary

Historical Carnival: Savaria

The western Hungarian city of Szombathely hosts its annual costumed carnival, the largest of its kind in Central Europe, involving 300 events and an estimated 100,000-120,000 visitors at 25 individual venues.

27 August - Szombathely

Piano Evening: Jáger Balázs János Goes Solo

The popular From Soul to Soul piano evening at this convivial café on bustling Ráday utca spans genres from classical to jazz to contemporary. On this occasion, the award-winning János Balázs Jáger entertains regulars and newcomers.

28 August - If Café Budapest

Afro-Cuban Jazz Fusion: Richárd Révész Quartett

Playing fresh, melodic Latin tunes, this quartet are composed of well-known artists on the Hungarian jazz scene. Their repertoire is based on their own compositions and arrangements of Afro-Cuban pieces.

29 August - Budapest Jazz Club

Bartók Goes Jazz by Péter Sárik Trio

No other composer had such a great influence on jazz as Bartók. His music of mystery and depth is the perfect match. This trio adapts Bartók’s piano pieces, written for a full orchestra and folk adaptations.

30 August - Opus Jazz Club


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.

Veneers - The Hollywood Smile, by Evergreen Dental in Budapest

Porcelain and composite veneers are particularly successful nowadays, because only a very small amount of tooth enamel is removed, the teeth do not have to get a crown immediately; in addition, veneers are very beautiful and durable.

B+N’s UV-C Robot – Production is Within Reach in Hungary

The prototype of the in-house developed UV-C disinfection robot using artificial intelligence is ready, and after the necessary tests, production can start this year. Click this headline for more info.

New movies in Budapest