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Nobel Week 2007 - Assistance to International Media and Pool Photographers

October 25, 2007

The programme of the Nobel Week 2007 will comprise press conferences and lectures. On 10 December it culminates in the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet.

 

The Nobel Foundation together with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) International Press Centre, and the prize-awarding institutions, have collected useful information for foreign media representatives who plan to cover the 2007 Nobel Week. Please note that the deadline for application to attend the events that require special tickets is 15 November.

 

Programme for the Nobel Week 2007

Press Conferences

Wednesday, 5 December
13.00 Press conference at the Nobel Foundation
Address: Sturegatan 14
  - 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 Annika Pontikis and Ms Jonna Petterson
 
Thursday, 6 December
14.30 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:
Karolinska Institutet: Ms Agneta Sjövall
The Nobel Foundation: Ms Annika Pontikis and Ms Jonna Petterson
 
Friday, 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
  - Free access for print journalists, photographers, radio networks and TV-teams
  - No accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contacts:
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences: Mr Erik Huss
The Nobel Foundation: Ms Annika Pontikis and Ms Jonna Petterson
   

Nobel Lectures

Friday, 7 December
13.00-15.30 Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine at the Berzelius Laboratory, Room Jacob Berzelius, Karolinska Institutet
Address: Berzelius väg 3
  - Free access: writing journalists
  - Limited access: photographers, TV teams and radio networks
  - No accreditation needed
  - Contact: Ms Agneta Sjövall, Karolinska Institutet
   
17.30 Nobel Lecture in Literature at the Swedish Academy
Address: Källargränd 4
  - Tickets are required
  - Limited admission for photographers and TV teams
  - Contact: Ms Ulrika Kjellin, Swedish Academy
   
Saturday, 8 December
9.00-10.40 Nobel Lectures in Physics, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
10.40-11.10 Time reserved for individual interviews if requested
11.00-11.50 Nobel Lecture in Chemistry, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
11.50-12.20 Time reserved for individual interviews if requested
13.00-15.30 Prize Lectures in Economics, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
15.30-16.00 Time reserved for individual interviews if requested
  Address: Frescativägen 6
   
  - Free access: print journalists
  - Limited access: photographers, TV teams and radio networks
  - No accreditation needed
  - TV teams and radio networks are requested to contact Mr Erik Huss at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences in advance concerning registration and copyright agreement with the Nobel Foundation
   

Nobel Prize Concert

Saturday, 8 December
19.30 Nobel Prize Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall. Soloist pianist Lang Lang, conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy
  - 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

Monday, 10 December
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 Nobel Foundation provides 12 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 1,700 (to be paid in cash in Swedish currency).
A maximum of 10 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 has assigned exclusive filming rights to the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet to Swedish TV4. TV4 thus functions as host broadcaster at these events. TV companies are therefore requested to contact TV4 (accreditation form enclosed).
Likewise, foreign radio networks are requested to contact Swedish Radio (Ms Maria Lekteus).
 

Royal Dinner

Tuesday, 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 should contact the Royal Court Information and Press Department.
  Contact: Ms Ann-Christine Jernberg
   

General Information

Dress Code
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.

The Press Centre is located in central Stockholm.
Address: Fredsgatan 6

Monday, 3 December-Friday 7 December: 08.00-18.00
Saturday, 8 December: 12.00-17.00.
Sunday, 9 December: 12.00-17.00
Monday, 10 December: 08.00-18.00
Further information on the facilities: http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/585

Tickets, invitation cards and accreditations can be picked up at the Press Centre the following dates and times:
Thursday, 6 December 14.00-17.00 (Nobel Lecture in Literature)
Friday 7, December 14.00-17.00 (Nobel Lecture in Literature)
Saturday, 8 December 12.00-17.00
Sunday, 9 December 12.00-17.00

Contact 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

Contacts at Nobel Institutions

Nobel Foundation
Ms Annika Pontikis
Phone: +46 8 663 14 70, fax: +46 8 660 48 37
e-mail: annika.pontikis@nobel.se

Ms Jonna Petterson
Phone: +46 8 663 27 65, fax +46 8 660 48 37
e-mail: jonna.petterson@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
Mr Erik Huss
Phone: +46 8 673 95 44, fax: +46 8 15 56 70
e-mail: erik.huss@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 TV4
Ms Malin Kvist
Phone: +46 8 459 48 73
e-mail: malin.kvist@tv4.se

Contacts for International Radio Companies

Swedish Radio
Ms Maria Lekteus
Phone +46 8 784 50 23
e-mail: maria.lekteus@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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