AWS have traveled to Obidos in central Portugal to film their postcard for the Eurovision Song Contest 2018.
Hungary’s Eurovision participants, AWS have traveled to the small Portuguese town of Obidos. The group have been sharing their travels on social media. The castle of Obidos was considered, in 2007, as one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal. AWS also visited in Lisbon and Caldas da Rainha, where they attended the Moonspell concert on March 10.
The postcards are short clips that are shown to the audience while the artist gets ready on stage. AWS is now the eleventh Eurovision artist to film their postcard, as the following have also filmed theirs:
AWS is a metal band from Budakeszi, Hungary. Formed in 2006, the band is made up of Bence Brucker, Dániel Kökényes, Örs Siklósi, Áron Veress, and Soma Schiszler. The group is well known for their rock style, and throughout their career, they have released three singles, three albums and produced seven video clips. AWS has toured beyond Hungary, as they traveled to Austria, England, Romania, and Slovenia, and have played at festivals such as Sziget Festival. They have also won the MTV Brand award for New Winning Band. In Lisbon they will perform “Viszlát nyár”.
Source: ESC Portugal
Hungary debuted in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1994, they were represented by Friderika Bayer and the song “Kinek mondjam el vetkeimet”. She went on to finish in 4th place scoring a total of 122 points and four sets of 12 points. This result remains’ Hungary’s best in their history in the contest. Hungary participated from 1994 to 1994 before withdrawing until 2005, the country didn’t return again until 2008. Hungary then once again withdrew in 2010 before returning in 2011. Since their return in 2011 Hungary has qualified for the final every year.