To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Eurovision Song Contest a unique conference will bring together academics who have studied the Eurovision Song Contest, commentators, past performers and those who have worked on the event, to explore the impact of the Contest on the European public sphere.
This event will take place at BAFTA 195 in London on Friday 24 April.
The conference will consist of three keynote speeches:
Three panel discussions will focus on:
Ritual: The way Eurovision has created communities
Innovation: How Eurovision has led the way in technology and social media
Inspiration: How Eurovision is a platform for diversity and a place to access national identity
Journalists interested in attending the event should contact EBU Communications Officer Dave Goodman (details on the right of this page.)
Press kit for journalists can be downloaded here