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Hungary A Dal 2016 Semi-finalists from Heat 1

Hungary: Results from A Dal - Heat 1

Tonight the first show of A Dal 2016 took place in Hungary. Ten songs competed and six happy contestants are now qualified for one of the Semi-finals

The marathon A Dal 2016 ("The Song 2016") started tonight in Hungary: A total of 30 songs and six well produced shows will find the Hungarian entry for Eurovision Song Contest 2016 in Stockholm. 4 songs are out of A Dal 2015 after tonights first heat, so now we only have 26 songs left in the competition. 5 more shows to go before we know who will represent Hungary in Stockholm.

The jury selected the first 5 songs, while the 6th song was selected by the Hungarian televoters.

A Dal Heat 1 - results

  1. Freddie – "Pioneer" (42 points)
  2. Benji – "Kötéltánc" (39 points)
  3. Mushu – "Uncle Tom" (36 points)
  4. Egy Másik Zenekar – "Kéne közös kép" (36 points)
  5. Reni Tolvai – "Fire" (35 points)
  6. ByTheWay – "Free To Fly" (31 points / televoting)
  • Jázmin Török – "Power Of Love" (35 points)
  • Odett – "Stardust" (34 points)
  • Petra Veres-Kovács – "Singing Peace" (32 points)
  • Fatima Mohamed – "Ott leszek" (30 points)

A Dal 2016

A Dal 2016 consists of six shows: Three heats, two semi-finals and one final:

  • 23 January: Heat 1
  • 30 January: Heat 2
  • 6 February: Heat 3
  • 13 February: Semi-final 1
  • 20 February: Semi-final 2
  • 27 February: Final

All the shows will take place at MTVA in Budapest, and will be hosted by Csilla Tatár (Levente Harsányi in the greenroom).

Hungary A Dal 2016 Jury
Jury members: Pierrot, Zséda, Károly Frenreisz and Miklós Both

Each of the three heats will feature 10 songs with 6 proceeding to the semi-finals from each show. The first 5 songs will be decided by a jury of 4 persons. After the jury has decided, the televotes qualifies 1 more song from the 5 that weren't chosen by the jury.

Both of the two semi-finals will feature 9 songs with 4 proceeding to the final from each show. The first 3 songs will be decided by the jury. After the jury has decided, the televotes qualifies 1 more song from the 6 that weren't chosen by the jury.

The final will feature 8 songs with 4 songs proceeding to the super-final, all decided by the jury. In the super-final the televoting solely decides the winner of A Dal 2016.

The jury of A Dal 2016 consists of Pierrot, Zséda, Károly Freinreisz and Miklós Both.

Hungary in Eurovision Song Contest

Hungary has participated in Eurovision Song Contest 13 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 7 out of 9 times - The last 5 years Hungary did qualify for the Grand Final. Their worst result was in 2008 where Hungary went last in Semi-final 2.

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