Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest 2005

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Eurovision Song Contest 2005
Country  Hungary
National selection
Selection process National Final
Selection date(s) 13 March 2005
Selected entrant NOX
Selected song "Forogj, világ!"
Finals performance
Semi-final result 5th, 167 points
Final result 12th, 97 points
Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest
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Hungary returned to the Eurovision Song Contest 2005 after seven years of absence, with the song "Forogj, Világ" (Spin, World), performed by NOX. The song is written by Attila Valla and composed by Szabolcs Harmath.

NOX was the name of an ancient goddess who was believed to be the queen of the night. Nox was probably the biggest surprise on the Hungarian pop scene in 2002. The frontman of the band is the acclaimed Nagy Tamás who is considered to be one of the greatest talents in Hungarian folk dancing. Péter Szabó Szilvia, is the new talented lead singer. The creative team behind the band has paid special attention to giving Nox a unique image that stands out in the world of Hungarian pop music. The group has released four albums so far.

The spokesperson who revealed Hungary's votes for other countries was model and MTV host Zsuzsa Demcsák.[1] The commentators during the Contest's broadcast were Zsuzsa Demcsák, András Fáber, and Dávid Szántó.

National final[edit]

The Hungarian National Final 'Eurovíziós Dalfesztivál' was held on March 13, organised by MTV and hosted by Tünde Nagy. After a pre-selection by a professional jury, twelve songs were performed at a televised National Final. After a short break, a super-final took place with the four best songs according to the televoting audience. In the super-final a jury of five members voted on the songs.

Hungarian National Final - 13 March 2005
Draw Artist Song Votes Place
1 Acapulco "Szép ez a világ"
2 Judy "Holnaptól" 43 2
3 Melody Island "Eltűnt álom"
4 Crystal "Összetört a szívem" 36 3
5 Emi Bizek "Túl az út felén"
6 Karányi "Álomszép"
7 Sushi Train "Húzz közel"
8 Baby Gabi and Lala "Van egy kulcs" 33 4
9 Rita Ambrus "Együtt"
10 NOX "Forogj, világ!" 49 1
11 Tamás Mester "Szabadítsd fel"
12 Lola "Szerelem" 5
Points Awarded to Hungary (Semi-Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point
Points Awarded to Hungary (Final)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

References[edit]

  1. ^ Philips, Roel (2005-05-17). "The 39 spokespersons!". ESCToday. Retrieved 2009-04-28.