Joci Pápai has released a new single ahead of his Eurovision participation, “Te Vagy A Békém” with Missh.
Hungary’s Joci Pápai has released “Te Vagy A Békém” ahead of his Eurovision participation in Israel. The single which is performed with rapper MISSH, translates as “You’re my peace”. The song tells of a relationship where a partner is hiding the truth from one another.
Who is Joci Pápai?
Joci Pápai is returning to the Eurovision Song Contest for the second time this year. The singer represented Hungary for the first time in 2017 with the song “Origo”, the song finished 8th in the final scoring 200 points.
He returns this year with the song “Az én apám” (My Father). He won the latest series of A Dal, having consitently performed well with the juries throughout the selection process.
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.