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Nobel Week 2009


Assistance to Print Media and Pool Photographers


October 20, 2009

The programme of the Nobel Week 2009 will include press conferences and lectures. On December 10, it culminates in the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm.

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 print media representatives and still photographers who plan to cover the 2009 Nobel Week.

Please note that the deadline for application to attend the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet, which requires special tickets for journalists and accreditation for photographers, is November 13.

Regarding access to other events during the Nobel Week, please see below.

Interviews
For individual interviews with the Nobel Laureates during the Nobel Week please contact the Nobel Foundation.

 

Programme for the Nobel Week 2009

Press Conferences

 
Saturday, December 5
13.00 Press conference at the Nobel Foundation
Address: Sturegatan 14
  - Free access: Print journalists, photographers
  - No accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contact: Ms Jonna Petterson, the Nobel Foundation, jonna.petterson@nobel.se
 
Sunday, December 6
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
  - No accreditation needed. Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contact: Ms Agneta Sjövall, Karolinska Institutet, administrator@mednobel.ki.se
 
Monday, December 7
09.00 Press conference for the Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and the Laureates in Economic Sciences at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
Address: Lilla Frescativägen 4 A
  - Accreditation needed http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/. Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contact: Mr Erik Huss, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, erik.huss@kva.se
   
Tuesday, December 8
11.00 Press conference at the Grand Hall of the Swedish Academy. Entrance through Källargränd 4.
  - Free access for all media
  Registration for the press conference should be made by contacting Ulrika Kjellin at the Secretariat of the Swedish Academy. Email: uk@swedishacademy.org
   

Nobel Lectures

Monday, 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
  - Limited access: print journalists (no reserved seats)
  - No access: Photographers
  - No accreditation needed
  - Contact: Ms Agneta Sjövall, Karolinska Institutet administrator@mednobel.ki.se
   
17.30 Nobel Lecture in Literature at the Swedish Academy
Address: Källargränd 4
  - Tickets are required for journalists. No photographers allowed (except from Scanpix).
  - Contact: Ms Ulrika Kjellin, Swedish Academy
ulrika.kjellin@svenskaakademien.se
   
Tuesday, December 8
  Nobel Lectures in Physics, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
Time reserved for individual interviews if requested erik.huss@kva.se
  Nobel Lectures in Chemistry, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
Time reserved for individual interviews if requested erik.huss@kva.se
  Lectures in Economic Sciences, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
Time reserved for individual interviews if requested erik.huss@kva.se
  The first Lecture of the day will start at 09.00. The entrance will open at 08.40.
Address: Frescativägen 6
  - Accreditation needed http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/
   

Nobel Prize Concert

Tuesday, December 8
19.30 Nobel Prize Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall
  - Tickets are required for journalists. No photographers allowed.
  - Contacts: Ms Caroline Burén, Nobel Media AB caroline.buren@nobel.se
   

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and Nobel Banquet

Thursday, 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 for print journalists
  - 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 7 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 1,800 (to be paid in cash in Swedish currency at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs International Press Centre).

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. Accreditations to the participants in the Photo Pool will be handed out on December 10 by Jonna Petterson, the Nobel Foundation.
 

Royal Banquet

Friday, 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 Ulrika Näsholm, the Royal Court, ulrika.nasholm@royalcourt.se
   

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.

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 - Friday 08.00 - 18.00

Contact at the MFA Press Centre
Ms 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 Jonna Petterson
Phone: +46 8 663 27 65, fax +46 8 660 48 37
E-mail: jonna.petterson@nobel.se

Ms Elisabeth Ahlberg
Tel: + 46 8 663 14 70, fax +46 8 660 48 37
E-mail: elisabeth.ahlberg@nobel.se
 
Nobel Media AB
Ms Allegra Grevelius
Tel:  +46 8 663 61 36, fax +46 8 663 27 69
Mobile: +46 (0)70 772 5818
E-mail: allegra.grevelius@nobel.se

Ms Caroline Burén
Phone +46 8 663 27 62, fax +46 8 663 27 69
E-mail: caroline.buren@nobel.se

Ms Sissi Hagald
Tel:+46 8 663 43 67, fax +46 8 663 27 69
Mobile: +46 (0)73 402 8527
E-mail: sissi.hagald@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

Ms Tatiana Goryacheva
Tel: +46 8 524 878 05, fax: +46 8 32 03 65
E-mail: administrator@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 (regarding December 11)
Ms Ulrika Näsholm
Tel: +46 8 402 60 00, fax +46 8 402 60 62
E-mail: ulrika.nasholm@royalcourt.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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