Phil Jackson, Programme Leader for BA Media, Music and Sound, has come a long way since his first Eurovision Song Contest in 1976, watching the UK’s Brotherhood of Man scoop the title.
Phil Jackson, from Edge Hill’s Media Department, is a lifelong fan of the Eurovision Song Contest (ESC), and this is his 11th year of writing a blog all about it. Read his first blog of 2018 here.
Eurovision Executive Supervisor, Jon Ola Sand, will travel to Liverpool from Switzerland this weekend to take part in a panel discussion with Edge Hill University academics as part of a prestigious Royal Music Association (RMA) conference.
Eurovision expert, Phil Jackson, explains why one of the world’s longest running television programmes is music to academics’ ears.