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Nobel Week 2010 in Stockholm


Assistance to Print Media and Pool Photographers


October 20, 2010

The programme of the Nobel Week 2010 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 2010 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 12.

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 2010

Press Conferences

 
Friday, December 3
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
 
Monday, December 6
12.00 Press conference at the Grand Hall of the Swedish Academy for the Nobel Laureate in Literature.
Entrance at Källargränd 4.
  - Free access for all media
  Registration for the press conference must be made by contacting Ulrika Kjellin at the Secretariat of the Swedish Academy: uk@swedishacademy.org
   
Tuesday, 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
   
Thursday, December 9
13.45-14.15 Press Conference in Japanese, for Japanese media
Address: Royals Festvåning, Grand Hôtel
  - Advance registration is required to participate in this Press Conference.
  - For registration and detailed information, please contact the Japanese Embassy.
  - Contact: Mr Shoichi Ueda, nobelpress@japansamb.se
   

Nobel Lectures

Tuesday, December 7
13.30-15.00 Nobel Prize Symposium in Honour of Robert G. Edwards
Andreas Vesalius Lecture Hall
Address: Karolinska Institutet, Berzelius väg 3, Solna
  - Open to the public, limited seating
- Media representatives are welcome to attend the symposium, however the number of seats for press is limited.
  - Press Meeting, 15.00–15.30
  Registration is free. Apply no later than December 1, to secr@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
 
Wednesday, December 8
  Nobel Lectures in Physics, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
  Nobel Lectures in Chemistry, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
  Lectures in Economic Sciences, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
  The first Lecture of the day will start at 09.00. The entrance will open at 08.40.
Between the lectures there is time reserved for individual interviews with the Laureates.
Address: Frescativägen 6
  - Accreditation needed http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/
   

Nobel Prize Concert

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

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and Nobel Banquet

Friday, 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 1,900 (to be paid in cash in Swedish currency at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs International Press Centre or with credit card at the Nobel Desk at Grand Hôtel).

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

Saturday, December 11
19.30 Dinner at the Royal Palace, hosted by Their Majesties the King and Queen.
  - For information, please contact the Royal Court Information and Press Department.
  Contact: Ulrika Näsholm, 08 402 64 34, 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:

Mr Jan Janonius
Phone: +46 8 405 82 16
E-mail: jan.janonius@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 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 Camille Laravoire
Tel:+46 8 663 27 64, fax +46 8 663 27 69
Mobile: +46 (0) 70 273 7054
E-mail: camille.laravoire@nobel.se
 
Karolinska Institutet
Ms Ann-Mari Dumanski
Phone +46 8 524 878 05
E-mail: ann-mari.dumanski@mednobel.ki.se

Ms Tatiana Goryacheva
Tel: +46 8 524 878 05
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)
Tel: +46 8 402 60 00, fax +46 8 402 60 62
www.royalcourt.se
Contact: Ulrika Näsholm, 08 402 64 34, 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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