Esther Duflo after receiving her Prize at the Stockholm Concert Hall, 10 December 2019.

© Nobel Media AB. Photo: N. Adachi.

Nobel Week 2022

Nobel Week 2022 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.
Programme for media in Stockholm
Programme for media in Oslo

2022 Nobel Prize award ceremonies

10 December 13:00 CET
The Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony takes place in Oslo City Hall.

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Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony 2017.

© Photo: Ken Opprann / Nobel Media

10 December 16:00 CET
The Nobel Prize award ceremony will take place at the Stockholm Concert Hall. After the ceremony, it will be time for the evening’s Nobel Prize banquet at the Stockholm City Hall.

Nobel Prize award ceremony

Nobel Prize award ceremony at Konserthuset Stockholm, 10 December 2019.

© Nobel Media. Photo: Alexander Mahmoud

Seminars and public events

9 December 9:30–16:00 CET
The Nobel Week Dialogue is a free of charge event that is part of the official Nobel Week programme in Stockholm. The 2022 dialogue will explore ”The Future of Life” together with Nobel Prize laureats and other speakers. Discussions will focus on the key challenges and opportunities that will influence the future of humanity and life on earth.
Jellyfish

Credit: Jelly Club Toyotaka Yamada

10 December 11:00 CET
A show made by and for children, with the Nobel Peace Prize laureates as guests of honour.  Children from 5th, 6th or 7th grade are in the audience.

Location: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo
Peace prize party

© Nobel Peace Center. Photo: Johannes Granseth

10 December 18:00-19:00 CET
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. The parade is organised by the Norwegian Peace Council.
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© Photo: Olav Stubberud/@Olav

11 December 13:00-15:00 CET
After the withdrawal of international troops last year and more than a year with the Taliban, the freedom and basic human rights of the Afghan people, especially women, continues to deteriorate. The Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2022 in Oslo will also address the crucial question of whether and how the West should engage with the Taliban.
Boy cleaning waste water

Photo: Antoine Boureau, Millennium/NTB

Laureates talks at the Nobel Prize Museum

6 December 18:00 CET
2020 physics laureate Andrea Ghez talks about black holes.
Andrea Ghez

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Annette Buhl

7 December 17:30 CET
2021 economic sciences laureates Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens talks about measuring what is difficult to measure.
Guido Imbens and Joshua Angrist

Guido Imbens and Joshua Angrist

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Risdon Photography

9 December 17:00 CET
Pioneering genetic scissors and beautiful molecular constructions with laureates Jennifer Doudna and Benjamin List.
Jennifer Doudna and Benjamin LIst

Photos: Brittany Hosea-Small and Bernhard Ludewig. © Nobel Prize Outreach.

Exhibitions

December
Each year, the Nobel Peace Center creates a new photo exhibition about this year’s Nobel Peace Prize. This year’s exhibition is about Ales Bialiatski, Memorial and Center for Civil Liberties and their courageous fight for human rights, democracy, and peaceful co-existence. Opens at 12 December.
Drawing of the 2022 peace laureates

Photo: Geir Anders R. Ørslien / NPO

December
The Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm is open during the Nobel Week. There you can find an exhibition about the Nobel Prize banquet.
Banquet clothes

@ Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Dan Lepp

The Nobel Prize Museum’s exhibition entitled ‘Life Eternal’ is to be found at Liljevalchs art gallery in Stockholm. The exhibition – which brings together science, art and cultural history – shows different approaches to eternity, explores the crucial issues of our era and offers hope for the future.
Exhibition room

ARTECHOUSE, Time, Life, and Eternity, 2022.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Jean-Baptiste Béranger

Concerts

8 December 19:00 CET
Bringing extra star power to this year’s Nobel Prize Concert on 8 December will be German soprano Diana Damrau. Austrian conductor Manfred Honeck will lead the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at the concert, which is held in honour of the Nobel Prize laureates.
Diana Damrau

Diana Damrau.

Photo: Jiyang Chen

3–11 December
Nobel Week Lights Stockholm is an annual light festival that takes place during the Nobel week in December. Directly inspired by Nobel Prize-awarded discoveries, artworks illuminate the Stockholm winter darkness and invite new insights into the research, lives and contributions of Nobel Prize laureates.

Nobel Week Lights (Space/Stockholm City Hall) (7)

Nobel Week Lights 2021. Space.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Clément Morin. 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
[email protected]

Media inquiries regarding the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo and events in Norway:
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