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The Nobel Banquet 2014

Stockholm City Hall, Sweden, 10 December

28 photos

Physics Laureate Hiroshi Amano arrives at the Nobel Banquet at the Stockholm City Hall together with his wife, Mrs Kasumi Amano.
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Physics Laureate Isamu Akasaki arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife, Mrs Ryoko Akasaki.
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Young scouters with torches welcome the Nobel Banquet guests to the Stockholm City Hall.
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Medicine Laureate John O'Keefe arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife, Professor Eileen O'Keefe.
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Jean Tirole, Laureate in Economic Sciences, arrives at the Nobel Banquet together with his wife, Mrs Nathalie Tirole.
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The Swedish Royal Family, the Nobel Laureates and other guests of honour proceed down the grand stairway and into the Blue Hall.
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Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf and Medicine Laureate May-Britt Moser proceed into the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall for the Nobel Banquet.
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Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria and Chemistry Laureate Eric Betzig proceed into the Blue Hall.
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Sweden's Princess Madeleine enters the Blue Hall with Chemistry Laureate Stefan W. Hell.
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All guests assembled inside the glimmering Blue Hall at the Stockholm City Hall.
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Two of 260 servers at the banquet.
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Physics Laureate Hiroshi Amano and Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden at the table of honour.
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Princess Christina of Sweden and Chemistry Laureate William E. Moerner at the table of honour.
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H.R.H. Prince Daniel and Medicine Laureate May-Britt Moser in discussion.
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Literature Laureate Patrick Modiano at the table of honour.
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Dancers from the Royal Swedish Ballet presented 'Honour Our Past while Nourishing the Future', a divertissement in three acts.
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Dr Na Ji, spouse of Chemistry Laureate Eric Betzig, and Medicine Laureate John O'Keefe.
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Medicicne Laureate Edvard I. Moser at the Nobel Banquet.
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A sparkling dessert arrives: mousse and sorbet of wild dewberries from Gotland, saffron panna cotta and brown butter sponge cake.
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Physics Laureate Shuji Nakamura delivers his banquet speech after the dinner.
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Medicine Laureate John O'Keefe delivering his banquet speech.
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Literature Laureate Patrick Modiano on his way to the podium for the Nobel Banquet speech.
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The main chefs of the banquet receive applause from the guests.
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After the dinner, all banquet guests move upstairs, to the Golden Hall, for an evening of dancing.
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The Swedish Royal Family receive the Laureates and their significant others in the Prince's Gallery. From left: Dr Sharon Stein Moerner, Chemistry Laureate William E. Moerner, Dr Na Ji, Chemistry Laureate Eric Betzig, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Her Majesty Queen Silvia, Chemistry Laureate Stefan W. Hell and Professor Anna Kathrin Hell.
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From left to right: Medicine Laureates John O'Keefe and May-Britt Moser, Her Majesty Queen Silvia, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Medicine Laureate Edvard I. Moser and and Professor Eileen O'Keefe.
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From left to right: Dominique Modiano, His Majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, Her Majesty Queen Silvia, and Literature Laureate Patrick Modiano.
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From left to right: Mrs Nathalie Tirole, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Her Majesty Queen Silvia and Laureate in Economics Sciences Jean Tirole.
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Preparations for the 2014 Nobel Banquet

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The floral decorations in the Blue Hall of the Stockholm City Hall this year were arranged by the theme 'Bridges of Stockholm', inspired from Stockholm's proximity to water.
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The flower bridges are being decorated.
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The table of honour was decorated with 20 flower-bridges and fruit bowls of various heights.
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The flowers, numbering about 3,500, were roses, carnations, spray roses and hortensias in deep red, red, cerise and pink.
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In the kitchen, the chefs prepare a three course dinner for the about 1,250 guests.
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The chefs prepare the evening's starter in the Town Hall kitchen.
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The Nobel Banquet starter: cream of cauliflower soup, mosaic of red king crab, peas and lemon pickled cauliflower florets.
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The main course at the Nobel Banquet: spiced loin of red deer, carrot terrine, salt-baked golden beets, smoked pearl onions, potato purée and game jus.
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Preparing of the dessert in the kitchen.
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The dessert: mousse and sorbet of wild dewberries from Gotland, saffron panna cotta and brown butter sponge cake.
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A total of 43 chefs and 260 servers work with the banquet meal during the evening.
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The tables in the Blue Hall are covered with som 500 metres of linen cloth.
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The tables are set with the Nobel tableware created by three Swedish designers, Karin Björquist (Rörstrand/Gustavsberg), Gunnar Cyrén (Orrefors) and Ingrid Dessau (Klässbols Linneväveri).
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The table of honor is laid with meticulous precision. The more than 60 tables comprise no fewer than some 7,000 porcelain pieces, 5,400 glasses and 10,000 items of silverware.
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Twelve florists decorate the City Hall with a total of 15,000 flowers.
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Dancers from the Royal Swedish Ballet prepare the evening's Divertissement.
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