Freddie will return to the commentator box for Hungary at the 2019 Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Hungary’s 2016 Eurovision entrant, Freddie, has revealed in an interview with escbubble that he will be travelling to Tel Aviv to once again provide Eurovision commentary. The singer recently presented Hungary’s selection show, A Dal, alongside Bogi, and has commentated for Hungary in past editions of the contest.
Freddie previously took to the Eurovision stage in Stockholm in 2016. With his song “Pioneer”, he placed 19th in the final.
This year Hungary will be represented by Joci Pápai. Selected after winning A Dal this year, Joci is no stranger to the competition, having represented his country at the 2017 contest with “Origo”, placing 8th in the final. In May he returns to the contest with his song “Az én apám”.
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.