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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. Firstly here's a quick update about this international community get-together:
St. George's Day Party, Budapest Marriott, 22 April - ‘A Feast of English Music’

* By now 1/2 of the limited places have been reserved, so book soon to avoid missing out.
Every nationality is welcome, great value Early-Bird Tickets are still available - while stocks last.

* You’re warmly invited to enjoy a great variety of Live Music, Fun Games & Refreshments.
Also you can win amazing prizes in the charity auction and raffle to support worthy causes.

* Feedback from guests last year was very positive, such as this by the Dutch Ambassador:
“A cultural highlight in the Budapest Spring season. Thank you XpatLoop for a fabulous evening!”

2. You can see example events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Album Release Show by Expat Star Ian O'Sullivan / John Waters: 'The End of The World' Show.

3. Plus you can see the latest Movies + Specials, and fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Supermarkets Now in a Race to Cut Prices / Storm Force Winds in Budapest Break Records

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

Invitation: St. George's Party - 'Feast of English Music', 22 April

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Storm-Force Winds in Budapest Break Records

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Calendar highlights

Rock Concert: 'Vulgar Display Of Cover' & 'Pantera' Tribute

For 18 years now, and for the 17th time in Hungary, one of the greatest metal guitarists of all time, Dimebag Diamond Darrell, will be celebrated in the heaviest form of rock.

31 March - A38 Ship Budapest

Album Release Show by Expat Star Ian O'Sullivan

It's been a long time coming... but finally the album release show for his debut LP is confirmed! Ian told us he’s proud to say that his first LP 'these are not songs, they are stories' is now out.

1 April - Turbina Cultural Center Budapest

'Coffee Bar Bazaar'

This year the defining event of the domestic coffee and bar world will be held again, this year featuring forty exhibitors offering great tastes of coffee, plus wine, beer, spirits and other drinks.

1-2 April - Millenáris Budapest

International Concert: Damien Rice & Guest

Irish singer & songwriter Rice has developed an exceptional reputation as a live performer. The evening opens with Catalan singer-songwriter Sílvia Pérez Cruz, playing a versatile combination of flamenco, Latin American folk, jazz & classical music.

3 April - National Concert Hall Budapest

John Waters: 'The End of The World' Show

This spoken word show is a "fast-moving, comic monologue about today’s despair and diseases, desires and desperation breaks through with an insane optimism that welcomes all audiences into a new dawn of depravity".

4 April - MOMkult Budapest

Contemporary Circus: Recirquel Budapest's IMA

One of the world's leading contemporary circus company's new production is an immersive theatrical experience, transporting the viewer from the physical reality of earthly existence...

5 April - Mupa Tent


Happy Birthday to TGI Fridays in Hungary

The red striped restaurant chain with amazing American ribs, burgers and steaks with more than 24 years history in Budapest at Oktogon and in Westend Shopping Center is just celebrating it’s 58th Birthday in March. Are you ready to find out the secret of success? Let’s check out the TGI Fridays story! is Taking Customer Experience to a New Level

The secret of the success of the popular online supermarket is that it develops its service along the lines of customer needs, thus fulfilling its mission of "eat well, live well" for everyone. With recent innovations introduced, they now offer an even higher customer experience for existing and future customers.

New Season of Matild Cabaret Kicks Off With Las Vegas Show

Matild Café & Cabaret in Budapest has launched its 2023 spring/summer cabaret season with a truly spectacular and exciting opening show to mesmerize guests with mind-blowing tricks, spectacular acrobatic moves, and captivating dance performances.

Shining a Light on Circadian Health in Hungary

Shining a Light on Circadian Health How Smart Lighting Can Improve Your Sleep and Overall Well-Being As an expat living in Budapest, it's easy to get caught up in the fast-paced modern world and the constant connection to technology.

Job Opportunity: Content Manager @

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 below.

New movies in Budapest