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The Nobel Banquet 2013

Stockholm City Hall, Sweden, 10 December

36 photos

  • Medicine Laureate Randy W. Schekman arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his daughter, Mrs Lauren Schekman.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Peter Higgs, Nobel Laureate in Physics (middle), arrives at the Nobel Banquet.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Young scouters with torches welcome the Nobel Banquet guests to the Stockholm City Hall.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert J. Shiller arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his wife, Mrs Virginia Shiller.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife, Mrs Rina Levitt.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Physics Laureate François Englert arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife Mrs Mira Nikomarow.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his wife, Mrs Lu Chen.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Medicine Laureate James E. Rothman arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his wife, Mrs Joy Hirsch.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The Swedish Royal Family, the Nobel Laureates and other guests of honour proceed down the grand stairway and into the Blue Hall.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Niklas Elmehed
  • Queen Silvia of Sweden proceeds into the Blue Hall with Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin, Chairman of the Board of the Nobel Foundation.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Princess Christina of Sweden enters the Blue Hall with Chemistry Laureate Martin Karplus.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Physics Laureate François Englert proceeds into the Blue Hall with Mrs Rina Levitt, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Chemistry Laureate Arieh Warshel and Professor Lu Chen, spouse of Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof and Mrs Ylwa Westerberg enter the Blue Hall.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Laureate in Economic Sciences Lars Peter Hansen and Anna Maria Corazza Bildt.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert J. Shiller and Catharina Lindqvist on their way down the stairs to the Blue Hall.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • About 1,250 guests are seated in the glimmering Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Princess Christina of Sweden and Martin Karplus, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • Laureate in Economic Sciences Eugene F. Fama and Mrs Lauren Schekman, daughter of Medicine Laureate Randy W. Schekman.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • The three sopranos 'Divine. The Opera Trio' presented the evening's divertissement, filled with old and new music.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Chemistry Laureate Arieh Warshel in an animated discussion during the Nobel Banquet.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Physics Laureate Peter Higgs in a conversation with Mrs Marci Hazard, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Martin Karplus.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof and Mrs Ylwa Westerberg at the table of honour.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • The brick wall of the City Hall comes to life when the opera trio 'Divine' sings.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Chemistry Laureate Arieh Warshel and Mrs Lu Chen, spouse of Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • Physics Laureate François Englert with Mrs Rina Levitt, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt in a conversation with Professor Evi Heldin.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • Stockholms Studentsångare (Stockholm Academic Male Chorus) entertained during the Nobel Banquet.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Students with massed standards assembled on the grand stairway and the balustrade above the Blue Hall.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Physics Laureate Peter Higgs delivers his banquet speech after the dinner.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Niklas Elmehed
  • Medicine Laureate Randy W. Schekman makes his way to the grand stairway to deliver his banquet speech.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • Laureate in Economic Sciences Eugene F. Fama delivers his banquet speech.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Nobel Laureate Peter Higgs, Mrs Mira Nikomarow, Nobel Laureate François Englert, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Laureate Lars Peter Hansen, Mrs Jenny Munro, daughter of Literature Laureate Alice Munro, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, Mrs Tamar Warshel, Nobel Laureate Arieh Warshel, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Nobel Laureate Michael Levitt, Mrs Rina Levitt, Mrs Marci Hazard Karplus, Nobel Laureate Martin Karplus, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl
  • From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, Nobel Laureate Thomas C. Südhof, Mrs Chen Lu, Mrs Joy Hirsch, Nobel Laureate James E. Rothman, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Nobel Laureate Randy W. Schekman, Mrs Lauren Schekman, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

Medicine Laureate Randy W. Schekman arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his daughter, Mrs Lauren Schekman.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Peter Higgs, Nobel Laureate in Physics (middle), arrives at the Nobel Banquet.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Young scouters with torches welcome the Nobel Banquet guests to the Stockholm City Hall.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert J. Shiller arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his wife, Mrs Virginia Shiller.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife, Mrs Rina Levitt.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Physics Laureate François Englert arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife Mrs Mira Nikomarow.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his wife, Mrs Lu Chen.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Medicine Laureate James E. Rothman arrives at the Nobel Banquet with his wife, Mrs Joy Hirsch.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The Swedish Royal Family, the Nobel Laureates and other guests of honour proceed down the grand stairway and into the Blue Hall.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Niklas Elmehed

Queen Silvia of Sweden proceeds into the Blue Hall with Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin, Chairman of the Board of the Nobel Foundation.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Princess Christina of Sweden enters the Blue Hall with Chemistry Laureate Martin Karplus.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Physics Laureate François Englert proceeds into the Blue Hall with Mrs Rina Levitt, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Chemistry Laureate Arieh Warshel and Professor Lu Chen, spouse of Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof and Mrs Ylwa Westerberg enter the Blue Hall.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Laureate in Economic Sciences Lars Peter Hansen and Anna Maria Corazza Bildt.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Laureate in Economic Sciences Robert J. Shiller and Catharina Lindqvist on their way down the stairs to the Blue Hall.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

About 1,250 guests are seated in the glimmering Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Princess Christina of Sweden and Martin Karplus, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

Laureate in Economic Sciences Eugene F. Fama and Mrs Lauren Schekman, daughter of Medicine Laureate Randy W. Schekman.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

The three sopranos 'Divine. The Opera Trio' presented the evening's divertissement, filled with old and new music.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Chemistry Laureate Arieh Warshel in an animated discussion during the Nobel Banquet.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Physics Laureate Peter Higgs in a conversation with Mrs Marci Hazard, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Martin Karplus.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof and Mrs Ylwa Westerberg at the table of honour.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

The brick wall of the City Hall comes to life when the opera trio 'Divine' sings.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Chemistry Laureate Arieh Warshel and Mrs Lu Chen, spouse of Medicine Laureate Thomas C. Südhof.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

Physics Laureate François Englert with Mrs Rina Levitt, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Chemistry Laureate Michael Levitt in a conversation with Professor Evi Heldin.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

Stockholms Studentsångare (Stockholm Academic Male Chorus) entertained during the Nobel Banquet.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Students with massed standards assembled on the grand stairway and the balustrade above the Blue Hall.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Physics Laureate Peter Higgs delivers his banquet speech after the dinner.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Niklas Elmehed

Medicine Laureate Randy W. Schekman makes his way to the grand stairway to deliver his banquet speech.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

Laureate in Economic Sciences Eugene F. Fama delivers his banquet speech.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Nobel Laureate Peter Higgs, Mrs Mira Nikomarow, Nobel Laureate François Englert, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Laureate Lars Peter Hansen, Mrs Jenny Munro, daughter of Literature Laureate Alice Munro, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, Mrs Tamar Warshel, Nobel Laureate Arieh Warshel, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Nobel Laureate Michael Levitt, Mrs Rina Levitt, Mrs Marci Hazard Karplus, Nobel Laureate Martin Karplus, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl

From left to right: Prince Carl Philip, Nobel Laureate Thomas C. Südhof, Mrs Chen Lu, Mrs Joy Hirsch, Nobel Laureate James E. Rothman, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Nobel Laureate Randy W. Schekman, Mrs Lauren Schekman, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Prince Daniel.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013 Photo: Alex Ljungdahl



Preparations for the 2013 Nobel Banquet

13 photos

  • The floral decorations at the City Hall are often inspired by the theme of the evening: a Nordic nature mood.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The Nobel Banquet starter: Guinea hen mosaic, carrot variation with Gotland truffle and chanterelle duxelle with truffle mayonnaise.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The main course is prepared.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The main course: Turbot cupola stuffed with Norwegian lobster, tartelette with lobster on a bed of cream cheese and spinach, pointed cabbage terrine, lobster sauce and almond potato purée.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • In the kitchen, the chefs prepare a three course dinner for the about 1,250 guests.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The chefs prepare the dessert.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The dessert: Chocolate silhouette with nougat and sea buckthorn explosion.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The tables in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall are all set to receive the about 1,250 banquet guests.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The table of honor is laid with meticulous precision.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The meticulous table setting comprise no fewer than some 7,000 porcelain pieces, 5,000 glasses and 10,000 items of silverware.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The tables are set with the Nobel tableware created for by three Swedish designers, Karin Björquist (Rörstrand/Gustavsberg), Gunnar Cyrén (Orrefors) and Ingrid Dessau (Klässbols Linneväveri).
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • The 25 metre long table of honour is decorated with blooms in light hues: buttercups, calla lilies, wax flowers, lilies and nerines.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg
  • A total of 43 chefs and a service staff of 260 work with the banquet arrangements.
    Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
    Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The floral decorations at the City Hall are often inspired by the theme of the evening: a Nordic nature mood.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The Nobel Banquet starter: Guinea hen mosaic, carrot variation with Gotland truffle and chanterelle duxelle with truffle mayonnaise.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The main course is prepared.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The main course: Turbot cupola stuffed with Norwegian lobster, tartelette with lobster on a bed of cream cheese and spinach, pointed cabbage terrine, lobster sauce and almond potato purée.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

In the kitchen, the chefs prepare a three course dinner for the about 1,250 guests.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The chefs prepare the dessert.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The dessert: Chocolate silhouette with nougat and sea buckthorn explosion.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The tables in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall are all set to receive the about 1,250 banquet guests.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The table of honor is laid with meticulous precision.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The meticulous table setting comprise no fewer than some 7,000 porcelain pieces, 5,000 glasses and 10,000 items of silverware.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The tables are set with the Nobel tableware created for by three Swedish designers, Karin Björquist (Rörstrand/Gustavsberg), Gunnar Cyrén (Orrefors) and Ingrid Dessau (Klässbols Linneväveri).
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

The 25 metre long table of honour is decorated with blooms in light hues: buttercups, calla lilies, wax flowers, lilies and nerines.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

A total of 43 chefs and a service staff of 260 work with the banquet arrangements.
Copyright © Nobel Media AB 2013
Photo: Helena Paulin-Strömberg

 

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