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1. In focus are fresh Interviews with local leaders you may know, or want to know about:
* President Novák on Hungarian Government, Foreign Partners and more,
* Márton Czakó, Owner of Trehab Physiotherapy and Sportsman,
* György Nagy, Executive VP of Sigma Technology Group,
* Ágota Székely, Charity Founder, Felter & Teacher,

* Pálma Koch, Winemaker at Koch Winery.

2. Next up, you can see example events happening these days below and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. Danube Carnival, Wine Picnic, Flogging Molly, Book Launch: World Thru Hungarian Eyes.

3. Also included for interest are new Movies & Specials, plus fresh News, Info & Inspiration:
E.g. Iconic Cakes, Top Spas, Best Secondhand Bookstores, Summer Shows, "Huge Record".

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

7 Classic Hungarian Cakes & Where to Taste Them in Budapest

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Insider's Guide: Best Spas in Budapest + Handy Tips Before You Jump In

Hungary Aiming for 2030 to Adopt Euro

Oscar-Winner Spotted at Budapest Student Protest

Top 10 Secondhand Bookstores in Budapest - Part 1 of 2

“Huge Record”: Hungary Received 6.5 Billion Euros in Foreign Investment

Salary Shocker: Some Hungarian Teachers Commute to Romania for Higher Pay

Germany Blocks Siemens from Control Role in Hungary's Nuclear Power Plant, French Step In

People Are Leaving Large Cities in Hungary, Census Also Shows Housing Stock Growth

“Absolutely Unfair”: Orbán Gov't Turns to OECD Over Kyiv’s OTP Sanctions

“Absurd" Mega Fine for Ryanair Annulled by Budapest Appeals Court

Summer Shows: Cultural Cavalcade Begins in Békéscsaba

Largest Solar Park in Region Inaugurated in NE Hungary

OECD Lowers Forecast for Hungary's GDP to Zero

Magical Gala Inductes UNICEF Champions

Calendar highlights

Community Event: Book Launch by Policy Solutions

A new study, ‘The World Through Hungarian Eyes: Foreign Policy Attitudes in Hungary in 2023’, revealing Hungarian views on their global situation, is being launched with an English-friendly panel discussion.

8 June - Aranytíz Cultural Centre

Local Concert: Paddy & The Rats

Celebrating 15 years of playing wild Celtic punk, this Hungary-based group tread the boards of Budapest Park for the first time in their long career as renowned live performers. Expect special guests!

9 June - Budapest Park

Contemporary Dance: PR-Evolution's Csongor & Tünde

A choreographed take on this classic work by Hungarian playwright Mihály Vörösmarty is being performed by the PR-Evolution Dance Company. Universal themes of love and loss should strike a chord with everyone.

10 June - National Dance Theatre Budapest

Grape Event: Rosalia Wine Picnic

Run over three days in the green surroundings of City Park, Rosalia showcases the wares of more than 50 local winemakers, as well as artisanal producers of cheese, desserts and other Hungarian specialities.

11 June - City Park Budapest

Traditional Dance: Danube Carnival

Performances and tuition of folk dance from ensembles as far afield as Uzbekistan, Georgia and America comprise this year’s Danube Carnival in the atmospheric surroundings of a cobbled main square in Óbuda.

12 June - Kobuci Kert Budapest

Musicians Café Series: Jazz with György Villás

The monthly Musicians’ Café series at the House of Hungarian Music transports audiences to the classic era of the Budapest coffeehouse a century or so ago. Star guest for this occasion is pianist György Villás.

13 June - House Of Music Budapest

International Concert: Flogging Molly

The Irish-American folk-rock seven-piece takes to the seas again in Budapest, the first time since they rocked the city in 2019, so it's high time to dust off your 'dancing boots' and party again.

14 June - Akvárium Club


Gastroscopy & Colonoscopy at Dr Rose Private Hospital in Budapest

"It is equally important for us to identify the diseases that cause complaints in the digestive tract and to carry out gastroenterological screening," says Dr. Péter Fuszek - click this headline for more details.

WhiskyNet Insight: Summer & Sunshine - G&T Season is Here

As we enter June, the temperature is rising, the daily hours of sunshine is growing, and the outdoor terraces of bars and restaurants get lively - here's a deep dive into the local G&T scene.

Special Virtuoso "Four-Hands" Dinner at Costes Downtown Budapest

The star chef of Le Cinq, a three Michelin-starred restaurant in Paris and part of the "culinary elite," is coming to Budapest on June 24th to prepare a joint dinner with his former colleague, the Executive Chef of Costes Group.

Travel Plan for the Summer: Visit Planet Sushi in Budapest!

Sushi, an iconic Japanese cuisine, has transcended borders to become a beloved culinary treasure cherished by food enthusiasts worldwide - one of the very best places in Hungary to enjoy it is at this downtown venue.

Quality Without Compromise at Koch Winery in Hungary

Koch Winery, engaged in winemaking for generations, is located in the Hajós-Baja and Villány wine regions.

New movies in Budapest