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Sponsorship Opportunities: 'Budapest Bonfire Night': Xpat Party For Charity, Marriott Ballroom, Sunday 5 November
You’re cordially invited to this annual Xpat extravaganza which brings together the international community, including several VIP's, to support Hungarian children in need.

Guests will enjoy a fine selection of local and international food & drinks, entertainment, a free raffle, and a grand auction conducted by the British Ambassador. As always there'll be a virtual bonfire and fireworks, plus a few nice surprises, which all add up to make this a worthwhile social networking event. (XpatLoop.com)
'MA•ZE: Budarats' – Premier, Trafó, 21 - 22 September
MA•ZE is the lovechild of dance artists Nagy Emese, Kristóf Várnagy and Jessica Simet. Former creatives of DART dance company, they decided to embark on this journey together in 2016 and share a mutual interest in creating quality work that resonates with and reaches a wide range of audience. (XpatLoop.com)
’DancingFinland’, Contemporary Dancing In The Street, Budapest, 23 September
From the organisers: Continuity and flow experience. Active meditation. Dancing together. Isolation. Fluidity. Rhythm. Join a free dance lesson on Bartók Béla Street. The idea is simple. The Dancing Finland campaign invites you to feel the joy of dance by participating in a free dance lesson. You do not have to be a experienced dancer to participate – everybody can join. (XpatLoop.com)
Chili Eating Challenge, Rumba Cafe, 6 October
From the organisers: Dear Chili Fans, The Rumba Cafe and the Chili Hungária Manufaktúra are organizing the most spicy chili eating challenge in 2017. (XpatLoop.com)
Ryanair Cancels Budapest Flights
According to low-cost airline Ryanair’s announced flight cancellations, flights number 3717 and 3718 between Budapest and Stansted, London on Wednesdays are being cancelled, Index learnt. (XpatLoop.com)
Student Loan Becomes Interest Free
The government abolished interest payments on the so-called student loan No 2, the tuition fee student loan, state secretary of the Human Resources Ministry Katalin Novák announced on Tuesday. This also effects the loans which had already been taken up, she added. (XpatLoop.com)
'Forsaken Utopias' Exhibition, Budapest Gallery, Now On Until 29 October
The landscapes by Moni K. Huber, Andrea Kalinová and Csaba Nemes represent architecture, in different languages, as a synthesis between individual memory–a subjective experience that can produce feelings like melancholia or nostalgia for an irrecoverable past–and collective memory consisting of political, economic and social events. (XpatLoop.com)
Former PM Gyurcsány Ready To Field Joint Leftist Opposition Candidates In 2018
The leftist Democratic Coalition (DK) is ready to enter into negotiations aimed at fielding joint opposition candidates in each of Hungary’s 106 constituencies in next year’s general election, DK head Ferenc Gyurcsány said in Szeged, in southern Hungary, on Tuesday. (XpatLoop.com)