Hungary concluded their Eurovision selection show A Dal tonight, crowning Joci Papai their winner. They will represent the nation in Tel Aviv in May with the song ‘Az én apám’.
Hungary has staged the second semi final of their Eurovision selection show A Dal, finalising the line up for next week’s final. Nine acts were in the running but only four of them could advance to the final.
Freddie has been crowned the winner of A Dal 2016 and will represent Hungary at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest with his song ‘Pioneer’. The 25 year old from Budapest has had a long slog in the contest qualifying from a heat round and semi final round. He had his work cut out for him with stiff competition from returning Eurovision act Andras Kallay Saunders who represented Hungary in the 2014 contest.
As the eight remaining contenders get ready to take the stage to perform in the final of Hungary’s A DAL, Eurovision selection show, we have asked you to vote for your favourite song in our poll. The poll has now closed and I can reveal that coming out on top was Freddie’s ‘Pioneer’ with 37.8% of the vote.
Following the second semi final on Saturday, the line up for the A Dal Final has now been determined. Eight acts will compete but only one winner will be crowned this weekend. Find out who advanced and be sure to vote for your favourite in our A Dal Poll.
Following three heats over the past few weeks, Hungary’s A DAL Eurovision selection show has moved to its semi final stages. The first of these took place tonight with four acts advancing to the final and five getting the heave ho! Read on to find out who is in and who is out!
Heat 3 of Hungary’s A Dal selection show took place on Saturday night with another six acts progressing to the semi final round next week. Read on to find out which acts will go through.
Tonight saw the second of Hungary’s A Dal live shows to pick the nation’s Eurovision entry for 2016. Ten acts competed with six of them advancing to the next stage. The winner on the night was the 2014 Hungary Eurovision participant Andras Kallay Saunders who received 41 points for his song ‘Who We Are’.
A DAL is the Hungarian selection show for Eurovision which kicked off in style tonight with the first of its three live shows. The competition saw ten acts compete with six positions available to them in the next round.
Hungary have competed in Eurovision 13 times since their first appearance in 1994 (with a break from 1999-2004 and also in 2006 and 2010). Their 1994 début entry still marks their best result with the song ‘Kinek mondjam el vétkeimet? finishing fourth for Friderika Bayer. More recently Hungary achieved a top five finish in 2014 when András Kállay-Saunders represented them with ‘Running’. Kallay Saunders is back to compete in A Dal 2016. So let’s take a look at the selction process in 2016!