A Dal, the popular Hungarian selection show for the Eurovision Song Contest, is back for a fourth year and tonight the First Heat took place.
There were two rounds of voting. In the first round of voting, five qualifiers were determined by a jury and televote vote. In the second round of voting, the remaining five entries not in the initial top five faced a SMS and mobile app vote in order to determine one additional qualifier.
The four members of the judging panel are:
- Pierrot – composer, performer, songwriter, producer
- Jenő Csiszár – television & radio host
- Magdi Ruzsa – singer-songwriter and Hungarian 2007 representative
- Philip Rákay – MTV programme director
The five direct qualifies are:
1 Passed “Mesmerize”
2 Vera Tóth “Gyémánt”
3 Bogi Dallos “World of Violence”
4 Karmapolis “Time Is Now”
5 Gabi Szűcs “Úgysem felejtesz el”
The SMS/mobile app vote qualifer is:
6 Timi Antal “Woke Up This Way”
These six acts will move on to the next round. The Second Heat will take place next Saturday so make sure to check back to find out who is in and who is out. In the meantime, join the conversation on our Forum HERE