Compact Disco - Sound Of Our Hearts | Eurovision Song Contest 2012 | Hungary
Compact Disco is the official representative of Hungary at the Eurovision Song Contest 2012 in Baku.
In the autumn of 2011 the band has been nominated to an MTV Europe Music Awards 2011 in the Hungarian section of the category of Best Local Act, which they won by popular vote. As a campaign for this, they teamed up once again with actor Antos Gémes in a series of funny video shorts.
In 2011 Compact Disco has entered into various endorsement deals among others with international telecommunication company, T-Mobile; Hungarian fashion brand, Tisza; Japanese musical instrument maker, Akai Professional; and Italian eyewear manufacturer, Police. From August to December 2011, Compact Disco performed more than 50 concerts in Hungary showing their growing popularity in Hungary, which culminated in their first ever big solo event in January 2012 on the A38 ship (which by the way was voted the world’s best bar by Lonely Planet’s website in February 2012) that was sold out a lot of people could not get in.
In December 2011 Compact Disco entered the televised contest for the opportunity to represent Hungary in the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest, which the band won on February 11, 2012 after a series of semifinals and a final by the votes of the judges combined with audience’s telephone vote. This means that Compact Disco will hit the stage of first semi final of the 2012 Eurovision Song Contest in Baku on May 22, 2012.