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Hungary appeared in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1994. Hungary attempted to enter the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993 but failed to qualify from a pre-selection round. The capital Budapest is a combination of two city names, Buda and Pest.

Hungary has participated 15 times since its debut but has yet to win the Eurovision Song Contest. Hungary's best placing in the Eurovision Song Contest was fourth in 1994, its very first entry. Hungary has finished in the top ten on five occasions.
Since 2012 Hungary has used the show A Dal to select its entry for Eurovision and has qualified for every Grand Final since 2011.

Facts

First participation
1994 (Friderika Bayer)
Victories
None
Hosts
None

The basics

Full country name
Hungary
Capital
Budapest

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
Points
Rank
Dublin 1994Friderika BayerKinek Mondjam El Vétkeimet1224
Dublin 1995Czaba SzigetiÙj Nèv Egy Règi Hàz Fàlan322
Dublin 1997VIPMiert Kell, Hogy Elmenj?3912
Birmingham 1998CharlieA Holnap Már Ném Lesz Szomorú423
Kyiv 2005NOXForogj Világ
Semi-Final1675
Grand Final9712
Helsinki 2007Magdi RúzsaUnsubstantial Blues
Semi-Final2242
Grand Final1289
Belgrade 2008CsézyCandlelight
Second Semi-Final619
Moscow 2009Zoli ÁdokDance With Me
Second Semi-Final1615
Düsseldorf 2011Kati WolfWhat About My Dreams?
First Semi-Final727
Grand Final5322
Baku 2012Compact DiscoSound Of Our Hearts
First Semi-Final5210
Grand Final1924
Malmö 2013ByeAlexKedvesem (Zoohacker Remix)
Grand Final8410
Second Semi-Final668
Copenhagen 2014András Kállay-SaundersRunning
First Semi-Final1273
Grand Final1435
Vienna 2015BoggieWars For Nothing
First Semi-Final678
Grand Final1920
Stockholm 2016FreddiePioneer
Grand Final10819
First Semi-Final1974
Kyiv 2017Joci PápaiOrigo
Second Semi-Final2312
Grand Final2008
Lisbon 2018AWSViszlát Nyár
Second Semi-Final11110
Grand Final9321

Hungary appeared in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1994. Hungary attempted to enter the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993 but failed to qualify from a pre-selection round. The capital Budapest is a combination of two city names, Buda and Pest.

Hungary has participated 15 times since its debut but has yet to win the Eurovision Song Contest. Hungary's best placing in the Eurovision Song Contest was fourth in 1994, its very first entry. Hungary has finished in the top ten on five occasions.
Since 2012 Hungary has used the show A Dal to select its entry for Eurovision and has qualified for every Grand Final since 2011.

The basics

Full country name
Hungary
Capital
Budapest

Facts

First participation
1994 (Friderika Bayer)
Victories
None
Hosts
None

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
Points
Rank
Dublin 1994Friderika BayerKinek Mondjam El Vétkeimet1224
Dublin 1995Czaba SzigetiÙj Nèv Egy Règi Hàz Fàlan322
Dublin 1997VIPMiert Kell, Hogy Elmenj?3912
Birmingham 1998CharlieA Holnap Már Ném Lesz Szomorú423
Kyiv 2005NOXForogj Világ
Semi-Final1675
Grand Final9712
Helsinki 2007Magdi RúzsaUnsubstantial Blues
Semi-Final2242
Grand Final1289
Belgrade 2008CsézyCandlelight
Second Semi-Final619
Moscow 2009Zoli ÁdokDance With Me
Second Semi-Final1615
Düsseldorf 2011Kati WolfWhat About My Dreams?
First Semi-Final727
Grand Final5322
Baku 2012Compact DiscoSound Of Our Hearts
First Semi-Final5210
Grand Final1924
Malmö 2013ByeAlexKedvesem (Zoohacker Remix)
Grand Final8410
Second Semi-Final668
Copenhagen 2014András Kállay-SaundersRunning
First Semi-Final1273
Grand Final1435
Vienna 2015BoggieWars For Nothing
First Semi-Final678
Grand Final1920
Stockholm 2016FreddiePioneer
Grand Final10819
First Semi-Final1974
Kyiv 2017Joci PápaiOrigo
Second Semi-Final2312
Grand Final2008
Lisbon 2018AWSViszlát Nyár
Second Semi-Final11110
Grand Final9321

The basics

Full country name
Hungary
Capital
Budapest

Facts

First participation
1994 (Friderika Bayer)
Victories
None
Hosts
None

Hungary appeared in the Eurovision Song Contest for the first time in 1994. Hungary attempted to enter the Eurovision Song Contest in 1993 but failed to qualify from a pre-selection round. The capital Budapest is a combination of two city names, Buda and Pest.

Hungary has participated 15 times since its debut but has yet to win the Eurovision Song Contest. Hungary's best placing in the Eurovision Song Contest was fourth in 1994, its very first entry. Hungary has finished in the top ten on five occasions.
Since 2012 Hungary has used the show A Dal to select its entry for Eurovision and has qualified for every Grand Final since 2011.

Featured participant

Event
Represented by
Song
Points
Rank
Dublin 1994Friderika BayerKinek Mondjam El Vétkeimet1224
Dublin 1995Czaba SzigetiÙj Nèv Egy Règi Hàz Fàlan322
Dublin 1997VIPMiert Kell, Hogy Elmenj?3912
Birmingham 1998CharlieA Holnap Már Ném Lesz Szomorú423
Kyiv 2005NOXForogj Világ
Semi-Final1675
Grand Final9712
Helsinki 2007Magdi RúzsaUnsubstantial Blues
Semi-Final2242
Grand Final1289
Belgrade 2008CsézyCandlelight
Second Semi-Final619
Moscow 2009Zoli ÁdokDance With Me
Second Semi-Final1615
Düsseldorf 2011Kati WolfWhat About My Dreams?
First Semi-Final727
Grand Final5322
Baku 2012Compact DiscoSound Of Our Hearts
First Semi-Final5210
Grand Final1924
Malmö 2013ByeAlexKedvesem (Zoohacker Remix)
Grand Final8410
Second Semi-Final668
Copenhagen 2014András Kállay-SaundersRunning
First Semi-Final1273
Grand Final1435
Vienna 2015BoggieWars For Nothing
First Semi-Final678
Grand Final1920
Stockholm 2016FreddiePioneer
Grand Final10819
First Semi-Final1974
Kyiv 2017Joci PápaiOrigo
Second Semi-Final2312
Grand Final2008
Lisbon 2018AWSViszlát Nyár
Second Semi-Final11110
Grand Final9321