Hungary 2016: all you need to know for A Dal’s 2nd show
BUDAPEST, HUNGARY – Six contestants have already qualified for the semi-finals of A Dal 2016 from the first heat of the Hungarian national pre-selection contest. Freddie with “Pioneer” received the most points from the jury (and the viewers who are acting as the fifth jury member again this year). Following Freddie’s 42 points is Benji’s“Kötéltánc” with 39 points, and Mushu’s “Uncle Tom” and Egy Másik Zenekar’s “Kéne egy közös kép” who both received 36 points.
There was a draw in the fifth place with both Jázmin Török and Reni Tolvai receiving 35 points. The jury decided to qualify Reni Tolvai’s song “Fire”. As in the previous instalments of A Dal, the sixth qualifier was decided by televoting. The viewers decided that they would like to see ByTheWay with “Free to Fly” in the semi-finals.
The contestants of the second heat 2016 have been revealed on Monday. The ten artists and songs competing for the six qualifying places are:
A DAL 2016 SHOW 2 PARTICIPANTS
C.E.T. – Free
Laci Gáspár – Love And Bass
Group’N’Swing – Szeretni fáj
Karmapolis & Böbe Szécsi – Hold On To
Kállay Saunders Band – Who We Are
Maszkura és a Tücsökraj & Sika Finuccsi – Kinek sírjam
Gergő Oláh – Győz a jó
Passed – Driftin’
Anna Patai – Colors
André Vásáry – Why
The first heat of A Dal 2016 brought a record number of 71.000 unique visitors to the official A Dal 2016 homepage (www.mediaklikk.hu/adal ) where viewers are able to vote free of charge and access exclusive content. The first heat of A Dal 2016 was also the most watched TV programme in its time slot with 757.000 viewers (based on data provided by Nielsen Audience Research).
Every Monday from 10:30 (GMT+1) an artist from the previous heat will appear online for a “Star Chat” on the MR2 – Petőfi Rádió Facebook profile. Viewers and fans can send questions to the artist via Facebook comments.
The most convenient way of voting is via A Dal 2016 mobile application which is available for Android, iOS and Windows Phone in their respective app-stores. Users who already have the previous version should download the latest update. New users will need to complete a one-time registration process before they are able to cast their votes, which they are encouraged to do before the beginning of the live show.
The second heat of A Dal 2016 will be broadcast live on 30 January 2016 at 19:40 (GMT+1) on Duna and Duna World and online at www.mediaklikk.hu/adal with Csilla Tatár and Levente Harsányi as hosts.