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A Dal 2021 is over – here’s who would’ve represented Hungary

While the Hungarian broadcaster has been giving Eurovision itself a wide berth since they quit the contest ahead of last year’s edition, their national selection A Dal has been reborn as a national song contest, promoting Hungarian language music in the country and providing cash prizes for the finalists. Last night, the final of the competition took place with eight …

AWS lead singer Örs Siklósi dies aged 29

Some shockingly sad news to bring you from Hungary this afternoon, as AWS have confirmed their lead singer Örs Siklósi has passed away at the age of just 29.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by AWS Official (@awsofficial) The band, who represented Hungary in Eurovision 2018 with “Viszlát nyár”, have confirmed that Örs was diagnosed …

Hungary: A Dal 2020 begins in a new era for the competition

The old phrase “gone but not forgotten” comes to mind this evening, as despite the country’s withdrawal from the contest in Rotterdam, Hungary’s selection process A Dal began tonight with the first heat taking place. With the competition continuing without the main prize of a Eurovision participation, there have been a number of changes to the format this year. Notably, …

Eurovision Class of 2009: Where are they now? Semi-Final 2 eliminated contestants

The below editorial features the opinions and views of the author and do not necessarily represent the views of #escYOUnited as a whole, Eurovision or the EBU. As far as Eurovision is concerned, the 2010s are done and dusted. ESC United is currently running a series ranking the entrants that each country sent during the 2010s, and as we recap …

Eurovision wishlist: Hungary!

Eurovision has been a big platform for artists to kickstart their careers in the past. This is a beautiful thing in our eyes and we would like to make a contribution of our own. In our wishlist series, we want to put the focus on smaller intriguing artists to give them the spotlight that they deserve. We will go by …

Hungary: Broadcaster gives indication of withdrawal from Eurovision 2020

The broadcaster responsible for Hungary’s participation in the Eurovision Song Contest, Duna TV, have given their strongest indication yet of a withdrawal from Eurovision 2020 to our colleagues at esctoday. When approached for statement, the Hungarian channel suggested that the focus would instead be on cultivating Hungarian music in a domestic setting and that A Dal would give the winning …

Hungary: A Dal 2020 rules make no mention of Eurovision

Eurovision fans have noticed that the Hungarian broadcaster has been very quiet regarding their participation in Eurovision 2020, causing rumors to spread that they may be considering a withdrawal from the contest. These murmurs became stronger when the official rules for A Dal 2020 were posted online, as the rules themselves made no mention of Eurovision, violate the song release …

#YOUrovision 2019 – The results (40-36)

Hello and welcome back to #YOUrovision 2019, where we count down YOUR chosen top 50 national selection songs from the 2019 contest’s selection season. We’re moving up the list and into the top 40 now, so which songs featured in this block? Disclaimer: Due to a mix-up in a tie-break during the vote count, Freedom Jazz should have been announced …

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