A Dal 2015: Four finalists got through from the first semifinal in Hungary

Tonight, the first semi-final of the Hungarian national selection, A Dal 2015, took place place in Budapest. Nine entries which previous have qualified from the preliminary three heats, fought for one of the four places that goes to the final. Two weeks left before we will find out who will win the euroticket in Hungary.

3 Heats have already taken place in the last 3 weeks where 30 songs were reduced to 18. Nine of them competed tonight and the remaining nine will compete in next week’s second semi-final. The voting procedure was the following:

Round 1: First 2 songs qualified from the votes of judges, SMS and App votes

Round 2: Another 2 song qualified from the remaining 6 from SMS and App votes only

The panel of judges was made up of four judges: Pierrot (composer/performer/songwriter/producer), Jenő Csiszár (tv and radio host), Magdi Rúzsa (singer-songwriter & Hungarian representative at the Eurovision Song Contest 2007) and Philip Rákay (MTV programme director).

The 9 competing songs were:

  • Ádám SzabóGive Me Your Love- 47 points
  • Boglárka ‘Boggie’ CsemerWars For Nothing- 47 points
  • KarmapolisTime Is Now- 36 points
  • New Level EmpireHomelights- 33 points
  • Pankastic!Kicsi A világ, De Nagy Világ- 34 points
  • SpoonKeep Marching On- 41 points
  • Timi AntalWoke Up This Way- 39 points
  • Vera TóthGyémánt- 32 points
  • Zoltán Mujahid Beside You- 43 points

The points next to each entry is the total amount of points from the 4-member jury and the app votes.Maximun of points is 50.  

The two songs the quallified from the first round of the voting were:

  • Ádám SzabóGive me your love watch here
  • Boggie – Wars for nothing watch here

The two song that quallified from the second round of the voting were: 

  • Zoltán MujahidBeside you watch here
  • Spoon – Keep marching on watch here

Watch the second semifinal of A Dal 2015 next Saturday at 20.25 CET here and find out the last songs that will quallify to the hungarian final. 

Source: EuroVisionary, wikipedia
Read more in the news archive

Liked what you've read? Subscribe to our Eurovision news!