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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 for your interest here's a quick look at a great variety of happenings this month:
Balaton Sound, 3 - 6 July * Kolorádó Festival, 3 - 6 July,* Divas & Icons Exhibition: Now On,
Zsolnay Light Festival, 4 - 7 July, * Nicola Cruz Gig, 7 July * Bánkitó Festival, 10 - 13 July,
International Palace Games in Visegrad, 12 - 14 JulyKatlan Festival, 12 - 14 July,
* Dance in the Park by National Dance Theatre, 11 - 19 July * Ed Sheeran Gig, 20 July,
* European Universities Games, 12 - 24 July * F1 Hungarian Grand Prix, 19 - 21 July.
2. You can see Events for Xpats happening these days below and in Calendar:
E.g. Banksy in Budapest, Asian Street Food Night Market, Sunday Sundown Party.

3. Also for your interest there are new Movies, fresh Specials, + News, Info & Inspiration:
E.g. Best Pastry Shops, Top BUD Airport Travel Tips, What's the Strangest Hungarian Legend?

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

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Calendar highlights

Classical Opera: Verdi's Rigoletto

The popularity of Verdi's work is no accident: with Shakespearean profundity and thrilling music, it depicts a tragedy of acceptance, love and self-sacrifice.

4 July - Opera House Budapest

Photo Exhibiton: 'Identity – Landscape Europe' by Till Brönner

This artist has deliberately chosen Hungary as the venue for an exhibition whose content represents a not insignificant area of tension between social and political reality, particularly from a Hungarian perspective.

5 July - Ludwig Museum Budapest

China Town: Asian Street Food Night Market

Open every night of the week between 5-11pm until 1 September, this summer food haven brings together great tastes of Asia under one very big tent - covering 110 tables and 10 food stands.

6 July - Monori Center

Sunday Party: Sundown Series

The popular 'Sunday Sundown' party series brings happiness to the end of each summer weekend. #Feelgood house tunes, disco, melodic and funk vibes all afternoon & evening.

7 July - Pontoon Budapest

Banksy in Budapest: 'The Street is a Canvas'

He’s world famous but still a mystery – Banksy, the Bristol-born and to this day anonymous graffiti artist and painter, known for challenging the boundaries of the art market.

8 July - Komplex Budapest

Virtuoso Music: Quinteto Astor Piazzolla

Founded in 1998 by five outstanding virtuoso musicians, they entertain by playing the bandoneon, violin, piano, electric guitar and double bass.

9 July - House of Music Hungary

Contemporary Jazz: Falka 'Open Band'

This group erases the gap between musicians and audience, the "we play, you listen" line-up, and welcomes musicians who are present at the concert to join in - and so a powerful energy is released.

10 July - Opus Jazz Club Budapest


Sunday Brunch at Spago: Where Gastronomy Meets Elegance

Invitation from the Spago Team: Join us as we unveil a new chapter in culinary excellence with the launch of Sunday Brunch at Spago Budapest. We invite you to indulge in an unparalleled dining experience that promises to be the highlight of your weekend.

B+N Insight: Office Development Next to Városliget at Highest Point

Budapest City Park (Városliget) will soon be enriched with a unique real estate development. The Liget Center multi-building project consists of reconstructing two historic buildings and building a brand-new boutique office building named Liget Center Vitrum.

FirstMed Insight: How to Conquer Heat-Related Illnesses?

Heat-related illnesses occur when the body’s temperature control system is overwhelmed. While several factors aid in cooling the body on hot days, more is needed during unusually high temperatures.

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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.

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