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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1998
José Saramago

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The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 1998

A Summary

The Ceremony begins with the arrival of the Royal family, King Carl XVI Gustaf, Queen Silvia and Princess Lilian, and the Nobel Laureates and representatives of the Prize-Awarding Institutions. The Nobel Laureates receive their Nobel Prizes from the hands of His Majesty the King. Later, the Nobel Banquet starts with the arriving of the guests of honour. A performance is made by Katarina Dalayman, Swedish soprano.

See a Video of the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony 1998
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