A Dal dates and jury announced
MTVA, Hungary’s national broadcaster, has announced further details regarding A Dal 2014.
Returning as jury members are Philip Rákay, Magdi Rúzsa, and Jenő Csiszár, who all appeared as the same last year. A fourth jury member has been added for 2014 and it is Kati Kovács, a well-known singer in Hungary for over 27 years.
Also returning from the previous year are the hosts, Gábor Gundel Takács and Éva Novodomszky, while Krisztina Rátonyi and Levente Harsányi will control from backstage. Last year’s representative ByeAlex will serve as a digital commentator for the show.
A Dal has received over 200 submissions hoping to represent Hungary in Eurovision 2014. A jury will go through all the entries and choose 30 to go on to the live A Dal round. These 30 participants will be announced on December 11.
The dates are set. The show is set to commence on January 25 with the first heat. The second and third heats will be on February 1 and 8, respectively. Also, there will be two semi-finals following on February 15 and 16.
A Dal 2014 will conclude on February 22 with a grand final, where the winner will go on to represent Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest 2014 in Copenhagen, Denmark.