Tonight is the night for Hungary, who will select their representative for the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest via the Grand Final of their national selection show A Dal. Who will clinch the golden ticket to Stockholm?
About the show
Listed below are the eight acts who have made it to the Grand Final of A Dal 2016 and will perform tonight.
- Petruska – Trouble in my mind
- Gergő Oláh – Győz a jó
- Kállay Saunders Band – Who we are
- Mushu – Uncle Tom
- André Vásáry – Why
- Freddie – Pioneer
- Parno Graszt – Már nem szédülök
- Olivér Berkes & Andi Tóth – Seven seas
The winner of A Dal 2016 will have the honour of representing Hungary at the 2016 Eurovision Song Contest in Stockholm, Sweden.
András Kállay-Saunders, who is participating as part of the Kállay Saunders Band, has previously represented Hungary at the Eurovision Song Contest, finishing in fifth place at the 2014 Grand Final with his entry Running.
The voting system for the Grand Final will see judges Pierrot, Zséda, Károly Frenreisz and Miklós Both announce their scores after all songs have been performed, and the top four acts with the highest total scores will proceed to the second round of the Final. The winner of A Dal 2016 will be in the hands of the public, decided by a combination of SMS, mobile app and online votes.
How to watch
The Grand Final of A Dal 2016 commences at 19:40 CET and will be presented by Csilla Tatár and Levente Harsányi.
Chat about A Dal on Twitter – #adal2016 – and check out mediaklikk.hu for videos, pictures, news and more (in Hungarian).
Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest
Hungary made their first appearance at the Eurovision Song Contest of 1994, where Friderika Bayer’s Kinek mondjam el vétkeimet? achieved a fourth placing in the Grand Final of the Dublin-hosted competition. Hungary was last represented at Eurovision by Boggie, whose entry Wars for nothing finished in twentieth place in Vienna.