Who is Hungary’s Eurovision entry Joci Pápai?

Meet the rapper, singer and guitarist who's singing for his homeland

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Name: Joci Pápai aka József Pápai

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Who is Joci Pápai?

Joci Pápai is a Hungarian singer, rapper and guitarist who credits his family with first introducing him to music. His father was the leader of a gypsy orchestra, and Pápai’s been playing a guitar since he was about 4 years old.

He’s been on the music scene in Hungary since about 2006, first rising to prominence on TV series Megasztár before going on to build a successful career.

What’s Hungary’s Eurovision song called?

The song is called Origo and it’s the performer’s own composition.

 Here’s everything you need to know about the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Eurovision 2017: Who’s performing in the final?

 Here’s everything you need to know about the Eurovision Song Contest 2017

Eurovision 2017: Who’s performing in the final?

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Check out the full list of acts and running order for the show, starting live on BBC1 at 8pm.