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Hungary in the Eurovision Song Contest 2011

Eurovision Song Contest 2011
Country 23x15px 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

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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 will 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

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[6]

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


  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". 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". Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  5. ^ Lewis, Cole (9 March 2011). "Hungary: Kati Wolf to sing What about my dreams?". Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  6. ^ Eurovision Song Contest 2008

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