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1. First up, here's is a quick look at 7 from a great variety of happenings around Hungary this August:

1: Devil's Cauldron Festival in Villány, now on 'til 5 August, 2: Paloznak Jazzpiknik by Balaton, 3 - 5 August,
3: Panyola Festival, 4 - 6 August, 4: Beartooth & While She Sleeps, Barba Negra Budapest, 15 August,
5: Sziget Festival: New Features Revealed for 'Island of Freedom' in Budapest, 10-15 August,
6: 34,000 Fireworks to Light Up St. Stephen's Day Celebrations in Budapest on 20 August,
7: Savaria Historical Carnival in Szombathely: 300 Events Over 4 Days at End of August.

2. Next up, you can see examples of events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. International Music Legends in Paloznak, Psychedelic OZORA Gathering, Devil's Cauldron Fest.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies & Specials, plus News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Free Friday Picnic, Price Caps Stay, Quick Sziget Guide, Best Golf Courses, Top Local Wineries.

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

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Calendar highlights

Psychedelic Experience: OZORA Festival

Originating from the solar eclipse of 1999, this chilled get-together between Lake Balaton and the Danube showcases music on six stages and all kinds of non-mainstream cultural activity to a serene valley.

3 August - Dádpuszta

Ördögkatlan - Devil's Cauldron Festival

This multi-cultural event takes place in four villages in the beautiful Villány wine region. International and Hungarian performers entertain locals, expats and tourists in a five-day celebration of diversity.

4 August - Villány

Paloznak Jazzpiknik

Reasonably big names play the Paloznak Jazzpiknik near the north shore of Lake Balaton, a three-day, four-stage, 40-gig extravaganza. This year, it welcomes Rick Astley, Level 42 and the Thievery Corporation.

5 August - Paloznak

Panyola Festival

On the first weekend of August, the north-eastern Hungarian village of Panyola stages its annual festival, staging well-known Hungarian band. This year, this includes Parno Graszt, Zuboly and the Cimbaliband.

6 August - Panyola

TrueSounds Music

Keep your midweek nice and lively by lending your ears to Truesounds Music, Peter Makto’s label founded in Budapest in 2004, and the underground electronica of Zenebona Records. Expect melodic house and techno!

8 August - A38 Ship Budapest

Gyárfás Péter Trio

Bandleader and swing guitar virtuoso, István Gyárfás, teams up with György Orbán, one of the most original bassists in Hungary today, for an evening of warm, melodic jazz on lively, bar-lined Ráday utca.

9 August - If Café Budapest


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.

Whiskynet Insight: Koskenkorva - Honest Vodka Made Sustainably

Embark on a captivating and sustainable journey with Koskenkorva Vodka – an iconic spirit from Finland, celebrated not only for its exceptional purity and versatile charm but also for its commitment to sustainability.

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