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The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2008

Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden, 10 December

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  • The Swedish flag above the stage of the Stockholm Concert Hall during the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • The empty stage will soon be filled with guests for the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • The Concert Hall was decorated in the contrasting colours red and green. Shown here are flower arrangements made from carnations and roses in different shades of red, all donated by the City of Sanremo where Alfred Nobel spent his final years.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Alfred Nobel spent his final years in Sanremo, Italy, where he died on 10 December 1896. Shown is the bust of Alfred Nobel and some of the floral decorations at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2008 has just started at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Some 1,500 guests are in the audience. Onstage are the 2008 Nobel Laureates, the Swedish Royal Family, and members of the Nobel Prize awarding institutions.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Queen Silvia of Sweden at the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Close-up of the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine (from left to right): Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Literature Laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio after receiving his Nobel Medal and Diploma.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • The 2008 Nobel Laureates rise for the Swedish national anthem: Makoto Kobayashi, Toshihide Maskawa, Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie, Roger Y. Tsien, Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Luc Montagnier, Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio and Paul Krugman.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Makoto Kobayashi, Nobel Laureate in Physics, receives his Nobel Prize medal and diploma from his majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • The 2008 Nobel Laureates on the Stockholm Concert Hall stage.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin
  • Makoto Kobayashi (left), Toshihide Maskawa (middle) and Osamu Shimomura (right) show their Nobel Prize Medals after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
    Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The Swedish flag above the stage of the Stockholm Concert Hall during the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The empty stage will soon be filled with guests for the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The Concert Hall was decorated in the contrasting colours red and green. Shown here are flower arrangements made from carnations and roses in different shades of red, all donated by the City of Sanremo where Alfred Nobel spent his final years.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Alfred Nobel spent his final years in Sanremo, Italy, where he died on 10 December 1896. Shown is the bust of Alfred Nobel and some of the floral decorations at the Stockholm Concert Hall.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 2008 has just started at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Some 1,500 guests are in the audience. Onstage are the 2008 Nobel Laureates, the Swedish Royal Family, and members of the Nobel Prize awarding institutions.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Queen Silvia of Sweden at the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Close-up of the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine (from left to right): Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi and Luc Montagnier.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Literature Laureate Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio after receiving his Nobel Medal and Diploma.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The 2008 Nobel Laureates rise for the Swedish national anthem: Makoto Kobayashi, Toshihide Maskawa, Osamu Shimomura, Martin Chalfie, Roger Y. Tsien, Harald zur Hausen, Françoise Barré-Sinoussi, Luc Montagnier, Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio and Paul Krugman.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Makoto Kobayashi, Nobel Laureate in Physics, receives his Nobel Prize medal and diploma from his majesty King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

The 2008 Nobel Laureates on the Stockholm Concert Hall stage.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

Makoto Kobayashi (left), Toshihide Maskawa (middle) and Osamu Shimomura (right) show their Nobel Prize Medals after the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony.
Copyright © The Nobel Foundation 2008 Photo: Hans Mehlin

 

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