Hungary’s national final A Dal is well underway. Eighteen acts have qualified from the three initial heats and they will go on to battle it out in the semi-finals. The first semi is due to take place this Saturday, but who should qualify for the grand final?
Have your say in our Wiwi Poll. Listen to the nine competing acts in the first semi-final then vote for your favourites. As always, you can vote for as many acts as you like, but you can only vote once — so make it count.
Gergely Dánielfy – “Azt Mondtad”
The young singer hailing from Debrecen charmed the audience with the Salvador-esque performance of his haunting ballad. He qualified being tied in first place of the second heat with 44 points.
Roland Gulyás – “H Y P N O T I Z E D”
The X-Factor alum was saved by the televote after scoring 35 points from the jury. His Rag n’ Bone Man-inspired track was written by Hungary’s 2013 Eurovision contestant, ByeAlex.
Ham ko Ham – “Bármerre Jársz”
The authentic gypsy band finished tied in third place with their uptempo track in the third heat, scoring 38 points.
Gábor Heincz BIGA – “Good Vibez”
The experienced musician qualified from joint second place in the second heat, scoring 43 points with his slick pop tune.
Gabi Knoll – “Nobody To Die For”
The returning songstress soared to fifth place with her dark pop number, gaining 40 points in the first heat.
Leander Kills – “Nem Szól Harang”
The A Dal veteran rock band took the joint first place of the first heat, scoring 44 points with their heavy metal anthem.
Maszkura és a Tücsökraj – “Nagybetus Szavak”
The returning indie group was tied on the third place of the third heat with Ham ko Ham, on 38 points.
SativuS – “Lusta Lány”
Although the Sopron based hip-hop/folk band and their satirical entry only reached the ninth spot with their 34 points, the televote granted them the semi-final presence.
Zsolt Süle – “Zöld A Május”
The49-year-old singer shared the first place with the aforementioned Leander Kills in the first heat, gaining 44 points with his gentle ballad.