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The Nobel Banquet 1998

Stockholm City Hall, Sweden, 10 December

9 photos

  • The glimmering Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall is ready for the Nobel Banquet.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Boo Jonsson
  • Rows of tables decked with the exclusive Nobel tableware wait for guests to take their seats at the Nobel Banquet.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Boo Jonsson
  • The table is laid with the special Nobel tableware set, created for the 90th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in 1991 by three Swedish designers, Karin Björquist (Rörstrand/Gustavsberg), Gunnar Cyrén (Orrefors) and Ingrid Dessau (Klässbols Linneväveri).
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Boo Jonsson
  • Inside the Blue Hall: the golden Nobel tableware, lighted candles and intricate flower arrangements.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson
  • The guests begin to dine on the specially prepared dinner: marinated artichoke hearts with seafood for a starter, and chicken with thyme and pepper, mushrooms and artichoke sauce for main course.
    Copyright © Pressens Bild AB 1998 S-112 88 Stockholm, Sweden telephone: +46 (0)8 738 38 00 Photo: Jan Collsiöö
  • Dessert is being served, the Nobel ice cream: white chocolate ice cream and sorbet with wild blackberries.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson
  • Queen Silvia (right) and Nobel Laureate in Literature José Saramago (left) at the table of honour.
    Copyright © FLT-Pica 1998 S-105 17 Stockholm, Sweden telephone: +46 (0)8 13 52 40 Photo: Claudio Bresciani
  • Nobel Laureate in Literature José Saramago preparing for his banquet speech. Flag bearers from the different student councils in the background.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson
  • Performance by Katarina Dalayman, soprano.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson

The glimmering Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall is ready for the Nobel Banquet.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Boo Jonsson

Rows of tables decked with the exclusive Nobel tableware wait for guests to take their seats at the Nobel Banquet.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Boo Jonsson

The table is laid with the special Nobel tableware set, created for the 90th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in 1991 by three Swedish designers, Karin Björquist (Rörstrand/Gustavsberg), Gunnar Cyrén (Orrefors) and Ingrid Dessau (Klässbols Linneväveri).
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Boo Jonsson

Inside the Blue Hall: the golden Nobel tableware, lighted candles and intricate flower arrangements.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson

The guests begin to dine on the specially prepared dinner: marinated artichoke hearts with seafood for a starter, and chicken with thyme and pepper, mushrooms and artichoke sauce for main course.
Copyright © Pressens Bild AB 1998 S-112 88 Stockholm, Sweden telephone: +46 (0)8 738 38 00 Photo: Jan Collsiöö

Dessert is being served, the Nobel ice cream: white chocolate ice cream and sorbet with wild blackberries.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson

Queen Silvia (right) and Nobel Laureate in Literature José Saramago (left) at the table of honour.
Copyright © FLT-Pica 1998 S-105 17 Stockholm, Sweden telephone: +46 (0)8 13 52 40 Photo: Claudio Bresciani

Nobel Laureate in Literature José Saramago preparing for his banquet speech. Flag bearers from the different student councils in the background.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson

Performance by Katarina Dalayman, soprano.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 1998 Photo: Hans Pettersson

 

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