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Nobel Week 2006 - Assistance to International Media

October 25, 2006

The programme of the Nobel Week 2006 will comprise press conferences and lectures. On December 10 it culminates in the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet.

 

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) International Press Centre, together with the Nobel Foundation and the prize awarding institutions, have collected useful information for foreign media representatives who plan to cover this year's Nobel Week. Please note that the deadline for application to attend the events that require special tickets is 15 November.

Downloadable Accreditation Form (PDF format) 

Programme for the Nobel Week 2006

Press Conferences

Tuesday, 5 December
14:00 Press conference at the Nobel Foundation
Address: Sturegatan 14

Wednesday, 6 December
09:00-09:30 Press Conference for the Laureate in Literature at Norstedts Förlag, Café Norstedts
Address: Tryckerigatan 4, Riddarholmen

  - Free access: Print journalists, photographers, radio networks and TV-teams
  - No accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id.
  - Contact: Ms Ulrika Kjellin, Swedish Academy
Please contact Ulrika Kjellin to register for the Press Conference.

Thursday, 7 December
09:00 Press conference for the Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Address: Lilla Frescativägen 4 A

11:00 Press conference for the Laureates in Physiology or Medicine at the Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet
Address: Nobels väg 1

  - Free access: Print journalists, photographers, radio networks and TV-teams
  - No accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id.
  Contacts:
The Nobel Foundation: Ms Jonna Petterson and Ms Åsa Vestersköld
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: Ms Kajsa Eriksson
Karolinska Institutet: Ms Agneta Sjövall
   

Nobel Lectures

Thursday, 7 December
17:30 Nobel Lecture in Literature at the Swedish Academy
Address: Källargränd 4

  - Tickets are required
  - Limited admission for photographers and TV cameras
  - Contact: Ms Ulrika Kjellin, Swedish Academy

Friday, 8 December
09:00-10:35 Nobel Lectures in Physics at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University.
Address: Frescativägen 6.
After the Nobel Lectures, an individual interview with a Nobel Laureate is possible upon request.

11:00-11:45 Nobel Lecture in Chemistry at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University. After the Nobel Lecture, an individual interview with the Nobel Laureate is possible upon request.

12:15-13:00 Prize Lecture in Economics at the Aula Magna, Stockholm University. After the Prize Lecture, an individual interview with the Economics Laureate is possible upon request.

  - Free access: Print journalists
  - Limited access: Photographers, TV teams and radio networks
  - No accreditation needed
  - TV teams and radio networks are requested to contact Ms Malin Lindgren at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in advance concerning registration and copyright agreement with the Nobel Foundation.

13:45-15:30 Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine at the Berzelius Laboratory, Room Jacob Berzelius, Karolinska Institutet
Address: Berzelius väg 3

  - Free access: Print journalists
  - Limited access: Photographers, TV teams and radio networks
  - No accreditation needed
  Contact: Ms Agneta Sjövall, Karolinska Institutet

Nobel Prize Concert

Friday, 8 December
19:30 Nobel Prize Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Artist Renée Fleming, conductor Lawrence Renes.

  - Tickets are required
  - No TV cameras allowed
  Contact: Camilla Hyltén-Cavallius or Caroline Burén at Nobel Media AB
   

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and Nobel Banquet

Sunday, 10 December
10:30 Rehearsal of the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall
16:30 Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall
19:00 Nobel Banquet at the Stockholm City Hall

  - Tickets are required
  - No TV cameras allowed
  - Cameras only for pool photographers
   
The MFA International Press Centre has at its disposal 30 seats at the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and 12 seats at the Nobel Banquet for foreign print journalists. An application for participation is no guarantee of actually obtaining a ticket.

Notification of ticket allocation will be made in late November.

The Nobel Banquet fee is SEK 1,500 (to be paid in cash in Swedish currency).

A maximum of 11 still photographers from international photo agencies will be allowed in the photo pool at the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet, respectively.

Nobel Media and the Swedish Television (SVT) have exclusive filming rights, both at the Concert Hall and the City Hall. TV companies are therefore requested to apply for participation through the MFA International Press Center (accreditation form enclosed) and to contact Swedish Television (Ms Lottie Landström).

Likewise, foreign radio networks are requested to apply through the MFA Press Centre and to contact Swedish Radio (Ms Sara Pairawan).

Royal Dinner

Monday, 11 December
19:30 Dinner at the Royal Palace, hosted by Their Majesties King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia

  - No access to the dinner for media representatives
  - Photo pool at the entrance. For further information, photographers can contact the Royal Court Information and Press Department.
  Contact: Ms. Ann-Christine Jernberg

General Information

Dress Code
Dress code for the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony: dark suit for gentlemen and short or long dress for ladies. At the Nobel Banquet, gentlemen are required to wear white tie and tails, and long evening gown for ladies. Thus, if attending both ceremonies, white tie and tails for gentlemen and evening gown for ladies apply.

Dress code for pool-photographers is dark suit/long dress or dark two piece suit at both events.

For dress hire, consult the yellow pages in the Stockholm telephone directory www.eniro.se – "kläder uthyrning + Stockholm" or ask the MFA International Press Centre for directions.

Hotel Reservations
Kindly note that it is often difficult to find hotel rooms in Stockholm at this time. You are, therefore, advised to make your own booking as soon as possible. For suggestions of hotels, please see website: www.visit-sweden.com.

Press Centre for Foreign Media During the Nobel Week, the International Press Centre of the MFA will be available to foreign media representatives. The Press Centre is equipped with working areas and technical facilities, including Internet and ISDN. he Press Centre is located in central Stockholm.

Address: Fredsgatan 6
Monday-Friday: 08:00-18:00
Saturday, 9 December: 12:00-18:00
Sunday, 10 December: 09:00-18:00
Further information on the facilities: www.sweden.gov.se/press

General Contact Information

Contacts at the MFA Press Centre
Ms Marie Hadd
Phone +46 8 405 58 47, fax +46 8 405 59 88
e-mail: marie.hadd@foreign.ministry.se

Mr. John Hillstierna
Phone +46 8 405 53 08, fax +46 8 405 59 88
email: john.hillstierna@foreign.ministry.se

Contacts at Nobel Institutions

Nobel Foundation
Ms Jonna Petterson
Phone: +46 8 663 27 65, fax +46 8 660 38 47
e-mail: jonna.petterson@nobel.se

Ms Åsa Vestersköld
Phone +46 8 663 14 63, fax +46 8 660 38 47
e-mail: asa.vesterskold@nobel.se
 
Nobel Media AB
Ms Camilla Hyltén Cavallius
Phone + 46 8 663 14 83, fax +46 8 663 27 69
e-mail: chc@nobel.se
 
Ms Caroline Burén
Phone +46 8 663 27 62, fax +46 8 663 27 69
e-mail: caroline.buren@nobel.se
 
Karolinska Institutet
Ms Agneta Sjövall
Phone +46 8 524 878 05, fax: +46 8 32 03 65
e-mail: agneta.sjovall@mednobel.ki.se
 
Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Ms Malin Lindgren
Phone +46 8 673 95 00, fax +46 8 15 56 70
e-mail: malin@kva.se
 
Swedish Academy
Ms Ulrika Kjellin
Phone +46 8 555 125 03, fax +46 8 555 125 49
e-mail: ulrika.kjellin@svenskaakademien.se

Royal Court - Information and Press Department
Ms Ann-Christine Jernberg
Phone +46 8 402 60 60, fax +46 8 402 60 62
email: ann-christine.jernberg@royalcourt.se

Contacts for International TV Companies

Swedish Television
Ms Lottie Landström
Phone +46 8 784 75 83, cell phone +46 (0)708-84 71 81
e-mail: lottie.landstrom@svt.se

Contacts for International Radio Companies

Swedish Radio
Ms Sara Pairawan
Phone +46 8 784 50 24
e-mail: sara.pairawan@sr.se

Major Swedish Photo Agency

Scanpix Sweden AB
Phone +46 8 738 38 00, fax +46 8 738 38 70
e-mail: picturedesk@scanpix.se

 

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