MTV of Hungary have been overwhelmed by the number of entries submitted to the first National Selection since 2008. In 2008 MTV only received 30 songs, not surprisingly Hungary came last in their semi final on just 9 points with “Candlelight” The deadline to enter songs in for the Hungarian selection passed on the 30th of December.
Originally MTV were expected to ask a special jury to select just 16 songs however this has now been increased to 20 songs. These 20 songs will be chosen for the national selection that starts at the end of this month. The judges selecting this years songs include Kati Wolf herself the woman who brought Hungary and Hungarians back to the contest.