2 September 2011
Nobel Media AB, the company responsible for managing and developing media rights in connection with the Nobel Prize, and Sveriges Television, Sweden’s primary public service channel, have recently signed a five year agreement (2011-2015) securing the broadcast rights for the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony and the Nobel Banquet. Sveriges Television (SVT) has a long tradition of broadcasting the award ceremonies and the activities connected to Nobel Week in December every year.
The agreement includes broadcast rights for the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm, the Nobel Banquet and the Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo, Norway. SVT will also provide services for international TV and media companies that are on site in Stockholm to cover Nobel Week in December.
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Nobel Media AB aims to spread knowledge and interest in the Nobel Prize awarded achievements to a global audience, through digital and broadcast media, publishing and events. Included in Nobel Media's portfolio is Nobelprize.org, the official web site of the Nobel Prize, which currently receives over 40 million visitors. Production of official television programs consists of The Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies in Stockholm and Oslo, The Nobel Banquet, Nobel Documentaries, Nobel Minds, Nobel Laureates and the Nobel Prize Concert. Through these programs,over 250 million viewers are reached all over the world.
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