This Saturday A Dal 2014, the Hungarian national selection, kicks off with the first heat. Ten songs will compete but only six will qualify for the semi-finals. You can watch the first heat on the official MTV web site from 20:20 CET.

We’ve known the 30 songs competing for quite some time, so all of you can make an informed decision. And I do mean all of you. The voting will be opened worldwide, so everyone will be able to vote for their favourite, just as in the past two years.

A Dal has proven to be very succesful. The Central European country is two-for-two with its selection show, and managed to qualify for the Grand Final of the Eurovision Song Contest in 2012 (with Compact Disco) and 2013 (with ByeAlex).

The allocation for the heats has already been determined, but there is not yet a running order.

Heat One (25 January):

Úgy szállj – Cserpes Laura
Csak a zene – Depresszió
Help Me! – Extensive
Retikül – Group’n’Swing
The Way I Do – Hien
Running Out Of Time – Király Viktor
Break Up – Lil C
Morning Light – Marge
Egy percig sztár – Oláh Ibolya
Hogy segíthetnék? – Szabó Leslie

Heat Two (1 February):

Miért ne higgyem – Belmondo
We All – Bogi
Ég veled – Dér Heni
Waterfall – Joni
Running – Kállay Saunders András
This Is My Life – Musicfabrik
Karcolás – Polyák Lilla
Born To Fly – Szécsi Saci & Szécsi Böbe
Camon Babe – To Beat Or Not To Beat
Miss One Smile – Vastag Tamás

Heat Three (8 February):

Minden mosoly – BülBüls
It Can’t Be Over – Fool Moon
Elmaradt pillanatok – Gájer Bálint
A legnagyobb hos – Honeybeast
Everything – Király Linda
Sweet Memories – Knoll Gabi
Játssz még jazzgitár – Mystery Gang
The Last One – New Level Empire
Brave New World – Pál Dénes
Catch Me – Radics Gigi

 Judit Sebok contributed this report from Hungary. Follow her on Twitter at @sjudy03 You can also keep up-to-date with the latest Eurovision news and gossip by following the team on Twitter @wiwibloggs and by liking our Facebook page.

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10 years ago

It does sound like a really strong year this year. I didn’t know the international audience could vote also! I’ve committed myself to A Dal this year! 😀

Melisa J
10 years ago

My top picks are New Level Empire, Fool Moon, Linda Kiraly, Victor Kiraly, Group N Swing, and Extensive. A Dal is really so quality this year. I don’t think there’s one bad song in the bunch.

10 years ago

I really like New Level Empire and Adras Kallay

10 years ago

MY QUALIFIERS: Heat One: 1) Viktor Király 2) Laura Cserpes 3) Marge 4) Hien 5) Lil C 6) Ibolya Oláh Heat Two: 1) András Kállay-Saunders 2) Saci and Böbe Szécsi 3) Heni Dér 4) Joni 5) Bogi 6) Muzikfabrik Heat Three: 1) Linda Király 2) New Level Empire 3) Gabi Knoll 4) Gigi Radics 5) BülBüls 6) Fool Moon Very strong selection, it was hard picking my qualifiers because almost every song was good. My overall winners are András Kállay-Saunders, Viktor Király, and Linda Király. They’re conveniently each in a different heat so I don’t have to pick one over… Read more »