Today we will see the last nine semi-finalists rehearse on the stage here in Malmö for the first time. First up this morning was Greece followed by Israel, Armenia and Hungary. Check up how it went in this updated rehearsal article.
The bookmakers have Denmark as their top favourite to win the Eurovision Song Contest next month in Malmö - and so far the fans are pretty much in agreement with this. After the points from five of the fan clubs Emmelie de Forest has a clear first position as the fan favourite of the year.
Today came what many had been waiting for; the exaxt running order of the two semi-finals. For the first time it was decided by the producers together with EBU, instead of the usual draw. Austria will be opening the first semi-final while Latvia will kick off the second one.
Today the Head of Delegation meeting took place in Malmö. All the participating entries have now been officially handed it to EBU, the Reference Group got three new members, the starting position in the final for the host country was drawn and the premiliminary dates for next year's contest announced.
ByeAlex tonight won the 2013 A Dal competition with the song, Kedvesem, and will represent Hungary at the 2013 Eurovision Song Contest. After three preliminary selections and two semi-finals, Hungary reached the conclusion with the grand final held in the MTV studios in Budapest.
Yesterday the Hungarian jury and televoters selected the first four finalists of A Dal. Tonight the remaining nine acts were competing for yet another four spots in the final, which will be held on the 2nd of March.
Tonight Hungary kicked off for its first of two semi-finals. Nine acts went on stage fighting for four places in the final. The lucky ones are still in with a chance to represent the country at this year's Eurovision Song Contest. Tomorrow the second semi-final takes place.
The end of the Hungarian route to Malmö comes one step closer this weekend, with the two semifinal shows in A Dal 2013. Eighteen qualifying acts from the previous three heats will be given another shot at securing a place in the final. With the help of this article, we invite you take a closer look at the participants and their songs.