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Nobel Week 2011 in Stockholm


Information for Print Media and Pool Photographers


October 17, 2011

The programme of the Nobel Week 2011 will include press conferences and lectures. On December 10, it culminates in the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm. 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 11.

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 2011

Press Conferences

Monday, December 5
13.00 Press conference at the Nobel Foundation
Address: Sturegatan 14
  - Free access: Print journalists, photographers
  - Registration to media@nobel.se
  - Please bring your press card and photo id
  - Contact: media@nobel.se
 
Tuesday, December 6
14.30 Press conference for the Nobel Laureates in Physiology or Medicine at the Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet
  Details TBD.
  - Contact: nobelforum@nobel.se
   
Wednesday, 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
   

Nobel Lectures

Wednesday, December 7
13.00 Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine
  Details TBD
  - Contact: nobelforum@nobel.se
   
17.30 Nobel Lecture in Literature at the Swedish Academy
Address: Källargränd 4
  - Tickets are required for print journalists
  - Only one photographer (Scanpix) allowed
  Pleas apply for tickets on the application form.
 
Thursday, December 8
09.00 Nobel Lectures in Physics, Aula Magna, Stockholm University
  Nobel Lecture 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.
Address: Frescativägen 6
  - Accreditation needed http://www.kva.se/en/pressroom/
  Between the lectures there is time reserved for individual interviews with the Laureates.
  Regarding filmed material and/or the possibility to film, please contact Nobel Media: allegra.grevelius@nobelmedia.se  Tel: +46 8 663 61 36 or mobile phone: +46 (0) 70 772 5818.
   

Nobel Prize Concert

Thursday, December 8
19.00 Nobel Prize Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall
  - Tickets are required.
  - Contact: Ms Caroline Burén, caroline.buren@nobelmedia.se
   

Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and Nobel Banquet

Saturday, 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

Sunday, 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 www.royalcourt.se   
   

General Information

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 Caroline Burén
Phone +46 8 663 27 62, fax +46 8 663 27 69
E-mail: caroline.buren@nobelmedia.se
 
Karolinska Institutet
Ms Ann-Mari Dumanski
Phone +46 8 524 878 00
E-mail: ann-mari.dumanski@nobel.se

Ms Tatiana Goryacheva
Tel: +46 8 524 878 05
E-mail: nobelforum@nobel.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
 
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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