Nobelprize.org
Lists of Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Week 2008 - Assistance to International Media and Pool Photographers

October 20, 2008

The programme of the Nobel Week 2008 will include press conferences and lectures. On December 10, it culminates in the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet.

 

The Nobel Foundation has together with the Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MFA) International Press Centre, and the Nobel Prize-awarding institutions, collected useful information for media representatives who plan to cover the 2008 Nobel Week. Please note that the deadline for application to attend the events that require special tickets is November 14.

For access to official TV footage from the Nobel Prize Concert, the Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies in Oslo and Stockholm and the Nobel Banquet and any TV news footage please contact Nobel Media and Tamzen Isacsson at + 46 (0)73 402 85 27 or tamzen.isacsson@nobel.se.

 

Programme for the Nobel Week 2008

Press Conferences

 
Thursday, December 4
11.00 Press conference at the Stockholm Concert Hall regarding the Nobel Prize Concert
Address: Hötorget 8
  - Registration needed. Please contact Tony Lundman at the Stockholm Concert Hall: tony.lundman@konserthuset.se
  - Contact: Ms Caroline Burén, Nobel Media AB
 
Friday, December 5
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: Ms Annika Pontikis and Ms Jonna Petterson, the Nobel Foundation.
 
Saturday, December 6
09.00-09.45 Press conference for the Nobel Laureate in Literature at the Grand Hôtel. Address: Södra Blasieholmshamnen 8. Entrance: Spegelentrén
  - 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 the Swedish Academy.
   
14.30 Press conference for the Nobel 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
  - Contact: Ms Agneta Sjövall, Karolinska Institutet
   
Sunday, December 7
09.00 Press conference for the Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and the Laureate in Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Address: Lilla Frescativägen 4 A
  - Accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contact: Mr Erik Huss, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
   
Monday, December 8
16.00-16.30 Press conference for the Laureate in Economics
Address: Stockholm University, Aula Magna, room Bergsmannen
  - Accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contact: Mr Erik Huss, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
   
Tuesday, December 9
13.45-14.15 Press conference in Japanese, for Japanese media.
Address: Royals Festvåning, Grand Hotel
  - For registration and detailed information, please contact the Japanese Embassy.
  - Contact: Mr. Hideki Tanaka, First Secretary, the Japanese Embassy, phone +46-(0)8-579 353 46, nobelpress@japansamb.se
   

Nobel Lectures

Sunday, December 7
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: Print 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
   
Monday, December 8
09.00-11.05 Nobel Lectures in Physics, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
Time reserved for individual interviews if requested
12.30-14.30 Nobel Lectures in Chemistry, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
Time reserved for individual interviews if requested
15.00-15.50 Economics Lecture, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
Time reserved for individual interviews if requested
  Time to be set at a later date.
Address: Frescativägen 6
  - Accreditation needed
  - Limited access: Photographers, TV teams and radio networks
   
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

Monday, December 8
19.30 Nobel Prize Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall with Sir John Eliot Gardiner and the Monteverdi Choir, together with Eric Ericson's Chamber Choir and the soloists Miah Persson, Ann Hallenberg, Helge Rönning and Peter Mattei.
  - Tickets are required
  - No TV cameras allowed
  - Contacts: Ms Camilla Hyltén-Cavallius or Ms Caroline Burén, Nobel Media AB
 
TV companies are requested to contact Nobel Media AB and Ms Tamzen Isacsson. Note that the deadline for application to attend the events that require special tickets is November 14.
 
   

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and Nobel Banquet

Wednesday, December 10
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 the Nobel Banquet for foreign print journalists and 6 seats for Swedish 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 and Swedish photo agencies will be allowed in the photo pool at the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet, respectively.
TV companies are requested to contact Nobel Media AB and Ms Tamzen Isacsson. Foreign radio networks are requested to contact Swedish Radio and Axel Naver.
 

Royal Banquet

Thursday, December 11
19.30 Dinner at the Royal Palace, hosted by Their Majesties the King and Queen.
  - 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, the Royal Court
   

General Information


For individual interviews with the Laureates, please contact the Nobel Foundation.

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.

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.

Opening hours:
Monday December 1- Friday December 5
08.00-18.00
Sunday December 7
12.00-17.00
Monday December 8 - Friday December 12
08.00-18.00

Tickets and entrance cards can be picked up at the Press Centre the following dates and times:
For the Nobel Lecture in Literature:
Friday December 5
13.00-17.00
Sunday December 7
12.00-17.00

For the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and Nobel Banquet:
Monday December 8
10.00-17.00
Tuesday December 9
10.00-17.00
Wednesday December 10
09.00-12.00

Further information on the facilities: http://www.sweden.gov.se/sb/d/4551/a/113358

Contact at the MFA Press Centre
Lena Jern
Phone: +46-8- 405 38 22
Mobile phone: +46-708-13 68 95
E-mail: lena.jern@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
 

Ms Tamzen Isacsson
Phone: + 46 (0)73 402 85 27, fax +46 8 663 27 69
e-mail: tamzen.isacsson@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
 
 
Others:
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
Ms Tamzen Isacsson, Nobel Media
Phone: + 46 (0)73 402 85 27, fax +46 8 663 27 69
e-mail: tamzen.isacsson@nobel.se
 
Contacts for International Radio Companies
Mr Axel Naver
Phone: + 46 8 784 50 23
e-mail: axel.naver@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

 

 

Nobel Prize® and the Nobel Prize® medal design mark are registered trademarks of the Nobel Foundation.

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "Nobel Week 2008 - Assistance to International Media and Pool Photographers". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 30 Sep 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_organizations/nobelfoundation/press_releases_archive/2008/program-nobelweek08.html>

Recommended:

On 27 November 1895 Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris.

 

On 27 November 1895 Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris.

 

Try to save some patients and learn about human blood types!