Interest in the Eurovision Song Contest in Hungary appears to be falling, as Duna records its lowest viewing figures for the competition since 2009.
Just 403,559 viewers watched the final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2018 live from Lisbon, Portugal. The figures are a fall of 395,000 compared to the 2017 contest in Kyiv, Ukraine. This means that this years competition was the least watched edition of the Eurovision Song Contest since 2009 when Hungary failed to qualify for the Grand Final in Moscow, Russia.
AWS represented Hungary at the Eurovision Song Contest 2018, they continued the nations record of qualifying for every final since returning to the competition in 2011. In the Grand Final they finished 21st with a total of 93 points.
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.