Nobel Prize award ceremony at the Stockholm City Hall, 10 December 2020.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Dan Lepp

Nobel Week 2021

Nobel Week 2021 takes place on 6–12 December in Stockholm and Oslo. Many of the events will be streamed and possible to follow online.

The schedule is a preliminary program; more events may be added. Please check back. We appreciate your patience. For some of the events, media will have the possibility to apply for accreditation. Read a detailed programme here.

Ceremonial presentations

The Nobel Peace Prize laureates are invited to receive their Nobel Peace Prize diplomas and medals during the award ceremony in Oslo City Hall on 10 December. All other laureates will receive their Nobel Prize diplomas and medals in their home countries. These presentation events will be woven together with a prize award ceremony at the Stockholm City Hall, with a local audience present.
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Jennifer Doudna shows her Nobel Prize medal.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Brittany Hosea-Small

Nobel Prize award ceremonies

The Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony takes place in Oslo City Hall.
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View of the Oslo City Hall during the Prize Award Ceremony on 10 December 2001.

Copyright © Pressens Bild AB 2001,, SE-112 88 Stockholm, Sweden

In Stockholm, the Nobel Foundation will pay tribute to this year’s laureates in a ceremony in the Blue Hall at the Stockholm City Hall.
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Nobel Prize award ceremony at the Stockholm City Hall, 10 December 2020.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Dan Lepp

Concerts and exhibitions

Two charismatic musical artists to share Nobel Prize Concert stage at Konserthuset Stockholm on 8 December.
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Konserthuset Stockholm

Photo: Mats Lundqvist.

The Norwegian Nobel Institute in collaboration with the Oslo Philharmonic and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation invite to a concert in Oslo Concert Hall, 12 December.
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Oslo Concert Hall

Photo: C.F. Wesenberg

The photo exhibition about the Nobel Peace Prize laureates will be open to the public from 12 December in Oslo.
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Nobel Peace Center

Photo: Johannes Granseth/Nobel Peace Center

The first-ever major exhibition about the Nobel Prize banquet is open at Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm during the Nobel Week.
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The Nobel Prize banquet exhibition

@ Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Dan Lepp

Seminars and public events

9 December
The 2021 Nobel Week Dialogue will explore the nature of the city, and possible visions of a hoped-for future together with Nobel Prize laureats and other speakers.
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© Nobel Prize Outreach

11 December
Forum around how the pursuit, production, and consumption of food could unlock new possibilities for achieving sustainable development on a global scale.
Nobel Peace Prize Forum

Nobel Peace Prize Forum

10 December
The torchlight procession starts at Oslo Central Station and ends in front of the Grand Hotel where the laureates greet the parade from the balcony of the Nobel Suite.
Torchlight parade

© The Nobel Foundation 2011 Photo: Ken Opprann

10 December
The Nobel Peace Prize laureates meet children at Save the Children's annual Peace Prize Party in Oslo.
Peace prize party

© Nobel Peace Center. Photo: Johannes Granseth

Nobel Week Lights

For the second straight year, the artistic light installations of Nobel Week Lights Stockholm − running from 4 to 12 December – will be part of the Nobel Week festivities. The around 20 artistic lighting installations have all been inspired in one way or another by the Nobel Prize and by Nobel Prize-awarded achievements.
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Nobel Week Lights. Space.

Photo: Per Kristiansen. Space on Stockholm City Hall, produced by Lumination of Sweden, PXLFLD and Creative Technology in collaboration with the Swedish National Space Agency and the European Space Agency.

Press conferences


Media contacts for the Nobel Week

Inquiries regarding the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm, ceremonial presentations in different locations, events in Sweden:

Rebecka Oxelström, Head of Press
+46 734 12 66 75
rebecka.oxelstrom@nobelprize.org

Media inquiries regarding the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo and events in Norway:
media@nobel.no

Inquiries regarding licensing, usage of texts, photos and videos: 
media@nobelprize.org

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