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Welcome & thanks for enjoying a moment here, along with fellow friendly Xpats in the loop!
You're in good company with 1000's of expats + top locals in this cosmopolitan community.

1. First up are five fresh Interviews with interesting Xpats you may know, or want to know:
* Anikó Horváth, General Manager, Mystery Hotel Budapest
* István Kardos, Director General, Hungarian Red Cross
* Aliz Ertler, Word Traveller, Author of Wanderlust
* Dr. Veronika Boros, Pediatrician at FirstMed
* Anni Kallioniemi, Cellist, Media Manager

2. You can also see a wide selection of events happening these days in it and in Xpat Calendar:
E.g. 'Chinese New Year' Event, 'Ice World Expo' & Ice Skating, 'The Unconscious Self' Dance Performance.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies & Specials, + News, Information & Inspiration:
E.g. Orbán Called by UK's Lord Cameron, House of Music on 'Most Inspiring Destinations in Europe' List.

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

House of Music on 'Most Inspiring Destinations in Europe' List

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Calendar highlights

Jazz Evening with Zsigmond Gerlóczy

Zsigmond Gerlóczy is a remarkable and wildly creative pianist. In his playing I hear sophistication and irreverence, technical wizardry and poetic depth, and more than anything an abundance of joyous feeling.

25 January - Budapest Jazz Club

Budapest Central European Fashion Week

The Budapest Central European Fashion Week, occurring twice yearly, serves as a bridge connecting industry players from Hungary and neighbouring regions, fostering trade relations and international visibility.

26 January - Several locations in Budapest

'Ice World Exhibition' & Ice Skating

The Ice World exhibition and its skating rink provide experience, knowledge, and entertainment for all members of the family.

27 January - Museum of Natural History Budapest

Chinese New Year Event

The Chinese community in Budapest invites you to join us in the celebration of Chinese New Year of the Dragon, which will feature the rich culture and traditions of the world-famous ancient city of Quanzhou.

28 January - China Town Budapest

Mendelssohn's Oratorio: 'Elias'

This decidedly dramatic composition presents the story of the Old Testament prophet Elijah and his turbulent fate to the listener in a parable-like manner. The music itself is a worthy representative of the first great wave of Romanticism.

29 January - National Concert Hall Budapest

Johann Strauss Jr's Opera: 'The Bat'

This champagne-fuelled full-length opera is Johann Strauss's masterpiece and without doubt the crowning event of the winter. Doctor Bat and his friends have one hell of a New Year's ball in store!

30 January - Opera House Budapest

Inversedance Company: 'The Unconscious Self'

The dance performance has been inspired by the story of Narcissus in Greek mythology. Instead of a traditional plot, we follow the stages of the journey of a human mind, from behavioural patterns resulting from childhood traumas to a complete loss of emotional and moral control.

31 January - National Dance Theatre Budapest


’Prewention’ at Wáberer Medical Center in Budapest

“Health is our greatest treasure, and we appreciate it when we no longer have it.” Unfortunately, many people are afraid to take this well-known saying seriously. Because it really does take some courage to stop burying your head in the sand and actually do something to stay healthy.

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Sunday Brunch @ Matild Café in Budapest

Embark on a culinary journey curated by Wolfgang Puck and his expert team, as they unveil an enchanting new chapter of Sunday Brunches at Matild Café.

B+N Insight: Facility Management Industry Trends for 2024

In 2024 the industry is expected to undergo further changes that will shape how we manage and maintain our buildings.

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 in this article.

New movies in Budapest