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Hungary: A Dal 2017 Semi-final 2

See the results of the second semi-final and watch the qualifiers' performances below.

Tonight, A Dal continued with the second semi-final and the last finalists were determined. The final will be held on February 18th where eight contestants will fight for the chance to represent Hungary in Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv.

As always the four finalists were chosen by two rounds of voting. In the first round three finalists were chosen by the combination of the judges' score and the public votes. In the second round the public voted for the remaining six and chose the fourth qualifier.

The hosts of the second semi-final were Rátonyi Kriszta and Harsányi Levente.

Semi-final 2 - Results

  1. Toth Gabi and Freddie Shuman ft Lotfi Begi - "Hosszu Idök" (44 points)
  2. Leander Kills - "Elet" (43 points)
  3. Zävodi + Berkes Oliver - "Hatterzaj" (43 points)
  4. Kallay Saunders Band - "17" (42 points)
  5. Roma Soul - "Nyitva a haz" (38 points)
  6. Peet Project - "Kill Your Monster" (38 points)
  7. Szabo Adam - "Together" (37 points)
  8. Mrs Columbo - "Frozen King" (37 points)
  9. Benji - "Karcok" (33 points)
Tóth Gabi and Freddie Shuman ft Lotfi Begi "Hosszú idők"
Leander Kills "Elet"
Zävodi + Berkes Oliver "Hatterzaj"
Kallay Saunders Band "17"


A Dal 2017

Each Saturday from January 14th to February 18th, 6 shows of A Dal will be held: three elimination heats, two semi-finals and the final.

In each elimination heat six contestants out of ten will qualify for the semi-finals. From there on, four contestants from each semi-final will qualify for the final and then the winner will be determined.

Elimination Heats

  • Heat 1:14 January
  • Heat 2: 28 January
  • Heat 3: 4 February

Semi-Finals

  • Semi-Final 1: 10 February
  • Semi-Final 2: 11 February

Final

  • 18 February

Hungary in Eurovision Song Contest

Freddie "Pioneer"

Hungary has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 14 times since its debut in 1994. The Best result was in the debuting year 1994 where the song "Kinek Mondjam El Vétkeimet" went 4th. Since the introduction of the Semi-finals in 2004 Hungary has qualified for the Grand Final 8 out of 10 times - The last 6 years Hungary did qualify for the Grand Final. Their worst result was in 2008 where Hungary went last in Semi-final 2.

About the author: Helena Pruus (Estonia)
Helena is our correspondent in Estonia. She is a huge fan of Eurovision, and loves (almost) all the Eurovision songs. Her biggest Eurovision 'memory' was quite lately in 2015 when her favorite trio Il Volo participated and won the televotes.

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