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1. Here's a quick update about this big international community party last Saturday:
See What Happened @ St. George's Day Bash - Bowie, Charity & Partying for England

* The event featured an abundance of live English music, refreshments and prizes.
Thanks to a great group of guests over HUF 1.9 million was raised for worthy causes.

* Kudos is due to all supporters, you can see who was there & what went on in pix by:
Marko Novkov here / Árpád Bakcsy here / Marcus Schirrmacher here / John Galvin here.

2. You can see example events of interest to Xpats listed below and in our Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Festival of Hungarian Movies / Anima Sound System Concert / 'Pardes' Dance Show.

3. Also below are the latest Movies & Specials, plus fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. BKK Danube Boats Back / Budapest Bankruptcy / Keleti Face-Lift / Promising Strawberries.

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

Event Review: St. George's Day Bash: Bowie, Charity & Dancing

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Calendar highlights

Local Concert: Punnany Massif

Over the last decade this popular group have attracted a broad following with a blend of contemporary pop and hip-hop sounds, all mixed according to a unique local formula.

28 April - Budapest Park

Local Concert: Anima Sound System

After many, many years of absence the Anima Sound System is having a sensational come-back with the Aquanistan album, and several of the new tracks will be played at this gig on a ship.

29 April - A38 Ship Budapest

International Concert: Aviana

Aviana are no strangers to the Hungarian stage, having played here last as guests of The Word Alive in 2019. Now they will be performing as a solo act, presenting their new album Corporation.

30 April - Dürer Kert Budapest

Classical Concert: 'Klasszik Love'

This year for the eighth time, Klasszik Rádió 92.1 is bringing its most popular classics to the stage of Müpa Budapest's concert hall, with this year's theme being music about love.

1 May - National Concert Hall Budapest

Dance Performance: 'Pardes'

Vertigo Dance Company is one of the four big leading dance companies in Israel. Pardes, the Hebrew word for "orchard", originates from ancient Persian and means a garden of trees, Paradise.

2 May - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Contemporary Concert: WÖRK Projekt

An intriguing mix of progressive guitar music with noticeable impacts from rock all the way to jazz, with the accompaniment of acoustic and modern electronic instruments, mainly but not exclusively in instrumental form.

3 May - Trafó Budapest


Teddy Bear Picnic @ AISB, 3 May

Families with children aged 2-5 are invited to enjoy music, storytelling and play under the trees at the beautiful campus of the American International School Budapest. This event is free, just take a cuddly animal and a picnic basket!

'Kiflicske': Shopping Club for Health-Conscious Parents

The Shoppers' Club offers a unique and unbeatable program on the market, where everything is available in one place for health-conscious development.

BBIS Student-Led Service Initiatives Help Ukrainian Refugees

Budapest British International School Diploma students are working with charities to provide help for Ukrainian refugees. - click the headline for details.

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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 post.

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