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1. Here's a quick update with feedback sent in about this expat community party:
See What Happened @ St. George's Day Bash - Bowie, Charity & Partying for England

* HM Ambassador Paul Fox: "It was a pleasure again to attend this St. George's Day celebration,
I was proud to be a part of the event, which is becoming a fixture in Budapest’s social calendar."

* Neil McGarry, Principal, Britannica International School: "It was fantastic to be one of the sponsors,
the atmosphere was electric and I really enjoyed talking to such a wide range of international guests."

* Arne Klehn, GM, Budapest Marriott Hotel: "Fabulous event! Looking forward to many more to come."

2. You can see example events happening these days listed below and in your Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Food Truck Show at Races, Mozart Concert, Risqué English-Friendly Contemporary Theatre.

3. Also below are the latest Movies & Specials, plus fresh News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Pope Provokes Political Recriminations, President going to King's Coronation, CPAC Starts.

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

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Calendar highlights

Contemporary Dance: 'The Magic Recorder'

The folklore orchestra accompaniment extended with a string quartet, the folk song lyrics and texts, the most original poet of the Hungarian Enlightenment. The unique visuals of the shadow play technique all provide a special experience.

4 May - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Contemporary Theatre: 'Blue Lagoon' by dollardaddy’s

The Rousseauian idea of "back to nature" can easily captivate anybody, according to him man is inherently good but corrupted by society. But is it that simple? There is nudity, strong visual and sound effects.

5 May - Trafó Budapest

Food Truck Show goes to the Races

50 food trucks with flavours of 15 countries, lots of horse races, greyhound races too, plus children's programs, 40 music shows and Hungary's biggest chain carousel await.

6 May - Kincsem Park Budapest

Classical Concert: Mozart & Tchaikovsky Pieces by Ránki Trio

The young artists will perform a selection of outstanding masterpieces from the piano trio repertoire of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky.

7 May - Budapest Music Cente

Classical Concert: Riccardo Chailly & Filarmonica della Scala

The orchestra of one of Europe's most famous opera houses is also world-class as a concert ensemble and as an interpreter of the symphonic repertoire - featuring three Russian masterpieces from the 20th century.

8 May - National Concert Hall Budapest

Classical Concert: Petra Várallyay

Her recital will be special because, in addition to the premiere of her own piece for string orchestra & string quartet, she will lead the orchestra in Mozart's Violin Concerto in D major, which she will personalise.

9 May - House of Music Budapest

Opera Performance: Iphigenia in Tauris

Opera in three parts, in German with Hungarian, English, and German subtitles. This story about a man who killed their his in retaliation for murdering his father is further intensifying a plot-line typical of families in Greek mythology.

10 May - National Opera House Budapest


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.

Spring’s Allergy Season by Dr Rose Private Hospital Budapest

Allergy season is here again, with symptoms that are unfortunately familiar to many adults and children. But some people don't understand why their eyes start to itch, their noses start to run, why they cough and what might be irritating their throats.

International Player Acquires Firm Managing Hungarian Influencers

A US based media and entertainment company targeting Generation Z has acquired Special Effects Media - its sale does not affect the operations of the internationally recognized Special Effects Ltd.

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.

You Can Help 'Magic Lamp' Charity With 1% Of Your Income Tax

You can help the the 20 year old mission of the Csodalámpa Foundation is to fulfil a dream for any child in Hungary suffering from a life threathening illness.

New movies in Budapest