Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011

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Eurovision Song Contest 2011
Country  Hungary
National selection
Selection process Internal selection
Selection date(s) 9 March 2011
Selected entrant Kati Wolf
Selected song "What About My Dreams?"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Qualified (7th, 72 points)
Final result 22nd, 53 points
Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest
◄2009 2011 2012►

Hungary returned to the Eurovision Song Contest in 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany, after previously entering in 2009 with Zoli Ádok singing "Dance with me", placing fifteenth in the second semi-final.[1][2] This was the country's ninth participation in the contest since 1994.[3]

Internal selection[edit]

Kati Wolf performing "What About My Dreams?" at the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2011 on 14 May 2011

On 7 March 2011, MTV announced that they would select their entry for Düsseldorf internally.[4] On 9 March 2011, MTV officially presented Kati Wolf as the Hungarian representative in Germany with the song "What about my dreams?".[5]

At Eurovision[edit]

Hungary started their Eurovision campaign with Kati Wolf being selected from the national final. Hungary drew starting position 15 for the first semi-final on May 10, 2011. The song "What About My Dreams?" drew a positive reaction from the crowd during her performance in the first semi. After voting Hungary earned a spot in the final with 7th place and 72 points. After the semi-final, Hungary drew position 5 for the grand final and earned 22nd place with 53 points.

Points awarded by Hungary[edit]

Points awarded to Hungary (Semi-Final 1)
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

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bakker, Sietse (31 December 2010). "43 nations on 2011 participants list!". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 31 December 2010. 
  2. ^ Hondal, Victor (27 December 2010). "Hungary will participate in Eurovision 2011". EscToday.com. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 
  3. ^ "Hungary Country Profile". European Broadcasting Union. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 
  4. ^ Busa, Alexandru (7 March 2011). "Hungary goes for internal selection". EscToday.com. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  5. ^ Lewis, Cole (9 March 2011). "Hungary: Kati Wolf to sing What about my dreams?". EscToday.com. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 

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