Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged 26
Country Flag of Hungary Hungary
National selection
Selection process A Dal 14
Selection date(s) 30 March 2017
Selected entrant Gabi Tóth
Selected song "Hosszú Idők"
Finals performance
Semi-final result Failed to Qualify
(12th, 58 points)
Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged
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Hungary participated in the twenty-sixth edition of the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged which was hosted in Prague, Czech Republic. The Hungarian entry was selected through the national competition A Dal 14, organised by the Hungarian broadcaster MTVA. Hungary was represented by Gabi Tóth with the song "Hosszú Idők". The entry didn't make it to the Grand Final and finished 12th with 58 points.

Before Eurovision Tengaged

Once again, the hungarian broadcaster, MTVA announced that Hungary would participate in the twenty-sixth edition of the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged.

A Dal 14

The format keep the system format with 2 rounds, previously used in other editions. MTVA presented the 4 candidates with some familiar faces.

A total of 21 country juries took part in the jury voting, whose votes were added up to the televoting later. The final started on 22 March, ending on 29 March 2017. The winner announcement took place on 30 March 2017 where Gabi Tóth was announced as the big winner and won the right to represent Hungary in Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged 26 with her song "Hosszú Idők".

# Singer Song Jury Televote Points Place
1 Flag of Hungary Gabi Tóth "Hosszú Idők" 164 227 38,71% 391 1
2 Flag of Hungary Dénes Pal "Hagyom" 106 19 3,23% 125 4
3 Flag of Hungary Compact Disco "Ms. Right" 160 209 35,48% 369 2
4 Flag of Hungary Kállay-Saunders Band "Who We Are" 158 133 22,58% 291 3

At Eurovision Tengaged


Hungary's support banner for ESCT26

On 31 March 2017, the semi-final allocation draw for the Eurovision Song Contest Tengaged 26 took place. Hungary was drawn to perform in the second half of the first semi-final.

Gabi Tóth finished in the twelfth place with 58 points, meaning a non-qualification to the Grand Final and recieving 12 points from Lithuania.


Hungary participated and voted in the first semi-final. In the final, Hungary announced their votes as 7th.

Points awarded to Hungary

Points Awarded to Hungary (Semifinal)
12 points 10 points 8 points 7 points 6 points
5 points 4 points 3 points 2 points 1 point

Points awarded by Hungary

Semifinal 1 votes

Points Country
12 Flag of Portugal Portugal
10 Flag of Turkey Turkey
8 Flag of Albania Albania
7 Flag of Belgium Belgium
6 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
5 Flag of Estonia Estonia
4 Flag of Azerbaijan Azerbaijan
3 Flag of Monaco Monaco
2 Flag of Georgia Georgia
1 Flag of France France

Final votes

Points Country
12 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine
10 Flag of Portugal Portugal
8 Flag of Finland Finland
7 Flag of Albania Albania
6 Flag of Israel Israel
5 Flag of Netherlands Netherlands
4 Flag of Belgium Belgium
3 Flag of Malta Malta
2 Flag of Spain Spain
1 Flag of Armenia Armenia

Spokesperson and commentators

In Hungary, the semifinals and final were aired on MTVA. The Hungarian spokesperson in the grand final was Freddie.

See also