Hungary and Montenegro have officially withdrawn from the Eurovision Song Contest 2020. Still, there will be 41 countries that take part in Rotterdam, as Bulgaria and Ukraine make their comeback in the contest.
Hungarian broadcaster MTVA have confirmed that the usual national selection A Dal will not be used to select Hungary’s participant for next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. Furthermore, the broadcaster has not yet confirmed whether the nation will continue to participate at Eurovision, or whether they [read more…]
The EBU has uploaded videos of all the 41 participating song of the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest 2019. In the footage, we can now hear the updated versions of the songs from Hungary, Albania and Moldova.
Joci Pápai has won the final of A Dal 2019 in Hungary today and will therefore represent Hungary at the Eurovision Song Contest 2019 in Tel Aviv with his song “Az en apám”. He won both jury- and televoting rounds and will now represent Hungary [read more…]
Joci Pápai is the clear favorite to win A Dal 2019, says ESCDaily’s chief editor Steef van Gorkum. Pápai, who came 7th in the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest representing Hungary, is popular with both the televote and the jury. On top of that, “the jury [read more…]
Petruska and his song “Help me out of here” have been disqualified from the A Dal competition. Due to accusations of plagiarism, Petruska will not take part in the Grand Final this Saturday. Oláh Gergö will take his place.
Joci Pápai (ESC2017) has won the second semi final of A Dal. In the strongest of the two semi finals, Joci Pápai beat metal band Fatal Error, who qualified through televoting. Oláh Gergö was eliminated.
Surprising newcomers Acoustic Planet have won the first semi final of A Dal in Hungary. Rap group The Middletonz, featuring András Kállay-Saunders, qualified at the last moment when the televoters saved them.
The first round of A Dal 2019 in Hungary is over. 18 songs have qualified for the semi final stage. But for those of you who do not have time to listen to all those songs, our chief editor & Hungary expert Steef van Gorkum [read more…]
Joci Pápai has won the third and last quarter final in Hungary. In his attempt to represent Hungary in Eurovision for a second time, he received a lot of support from the professional jury. Petruska (superfinalist in 2015) also qualified on jury support.