We are continuing with Ida Andia from Romania’s predictions who will make the final from semi final 1. Today is the turn of Hungary. Joci Papai has a nice voice and a unique style to perform on the stage. I like this singer because he sends emotion. I liked the 2017 entry of Hungary, Origo, […]

Joci Pápai to represent Hungary at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest with ‘Az én apám’

Joci Pápai returns to the Eurovision Song Contest representing Hungary with the song Az én apám (My father). Joci won the grand final of the 2019 A Dal national selection. You can see Joci perform his winning song below. Source:

Joci Pápai releases new song ‘Kirakós’

Joci Pápai returns with a brand new single and video clip. The song is entitled Kirakós (Puzzle). The music video shows Joci’s journey from the 2017 A Dal through to the Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev and music awards later. Joci is currently one of the most respected artists in Hungary. He represented Hungary at the 2017 […]


The Hungarian delegation brought a fantastic Rubicube  as part of their promotion for their 2017 Eurovision entry ORIGO by Joci Papai and also had a memory stick with photo’s. There was, however, no promo single. Once again, ESCCovers took the initiative and had one designed for our library.

Joci Pápai releases new song ‘Özönvíz’

Joci Pápai has released his brand new single entitled Özönvíz (Flood). It follows up his successful Eurovision song for Hungary this year Origo. Özönvíz is in a similar ethnic style to Origo. The song is composed by Joci Pápai, Ferenc Molnár “Caramel” and Gergő Szakács with instrumentation by Joci and Dániel Somogyvári. You can see […]

Joci Pápai will sing ‘Origo’ for Hungary at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest

Joci Pápai has won the 2017 A Dal national selection with Origo and will represent Hungary at the 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kiev. The eight finalists were – Gigi Radics – See It Through Joci Pápai – Origo Gina Kanizsa – Fall Like Rain Soulwave – Kalandor Zävodi + Olivér Berkes – #háttérzaj Leander Kills […]