Nobel Prize award ceremony in Konserthuset Stockholm, 10 December 2022.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Nanaka Adachi

Nobel Week 2023

Nobel Week 2023 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

2023 Nobel Prize award ceremonies

10 December 13:00 CET Oslo
The Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony takes place in Oslo City Hall.
Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony 2022

Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony 2022 in Oslo City Hall.

© Geir Anders Rybakken Ørslien / NPO

10 December 16:00 CET Stockholm
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 2022

Nobel Prize award ceremony in Konserthuset Stockholm, 10 December 2022.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Nanaka Adachi

Live streams during Nobel Week

Seminars and public events

9 December 10:00–15:00 CET Gothenburg
The Nobel Week Dialogue is a free of charge event that is part of the official Nobel Week programme. The 2023 dialogue brings together people from across the spectrum of science, society and culture to explore the future of migration. How we think about migration is one of the most pressing and important conversations we can have.
10 December Stockholm
During the Nobel Day, the museum is filled with festive activities – follow the live broadcast from the Nobel Prize ceremonies in Oslo and Stockholm, enjoy live cello music or join a guided tour about this year's prizes and the Nobel Prize festivities. Families and curious children are welcome to our workshop for festive crafts, between 11:00 and 16:00.
Nobel Week Lights (Ledsagare/Nobel Prize Museum)

Nobel Week Lights (Ledsagare/Nobel Prize Museum)

Photo: Clément Morin

10 December 11:00 CET Oslo
A show made by and for children, with representatives of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate 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 17:45-19:00 CET Oslo
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 10:00-12:00 CET Oslo
This year’s forum IRAN - Burning for democracy will focus on the fight for human rights and democracy in Iran, with an emphasis on the situation for women.

Location: University Aula, Karl Johans gate, Oslo.
Illustration

Illustration: Marjane Satrapi

Exhibitions

30 September 2023 – 7 January 2024 Stockholm
The world of fungi is explored in an exhibition at the Nobel Prize Museum. Through artworks, design objects, fashion and current scientific research. Open all Nobel Week.
Seana Gavin - Mindful Mushroom

© Seana Gavin - Mindful Mushroom, 2017

Opens 12 December Oslo
This year’s exhibition is about peace prize laureate Narges Mohammadi and the women who fight for freedom and human rights in Iran. The exhibition will show photos by Iranian women photographers, and the story of Narges Mohammadi will be told through her own words and images.
Portrait of Narges Mohammadi

Portrait of Narges Mohammadi.

© Reihane Taravati

Concert

8 December 19:00 CET Stockholm
This year’s Nobel Prize Concert brings together world-renowned conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen and acclaimed violinist Julia Fischer, together with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. On 8 December, works by Boccherini, Brahms and Ravel will be performed on the Konserthuset Stockholm stage. The audience can also hear a work by the exciting young composer Gabriella Smith.
Julia Fischer

Violinist Julia Fischer.

Photo: Uwe Arens

Nobel Week Lights

2–10 December Stockholm
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. There are 60 guided tours throughout the week that are open for the public to visit.
Photo of the Stockholm City Hall

The artwork History in Light is an homage to the history of Stockholm through nature and art, a celebration of the 100-years of the City Hall and its long-standing connection to the Nobel Prize.

Photo: Benoît Derrier

Nobel Minds

Since the 1960s, during the Nobel Week the Nobel Prize laureates have gathered for a round table discussion for television, Nobel Minds. This year's programme will be recorded in the Bernadotte Library at the Royal Palace on 9 December in front of an invited audience. The programme is produced by Sveriges Television and BBC World News. The discussion will be hosted by Zeinab Badawi of the BBC.
Recording of Nobel Minds

Nobel Prize laureates gathered for a round table discussion for television, Nobel Minds, 9 December 2022.

© Nobel Prize Outreach. Photo: Clément Morin

Nobel Calling Space

Monday 11 December 14:00-16:00 (exact time to be confirmed by NASA)
Join us as we connect the Nobel Prize Museum in Stockholm with the International Space Station (ISS) for a unique live conversation  between Nobel Prize laureates and ESA astronaut Andreas Mogensen.

Entrance is free, but ticket is required. Exact time to be confirmed by NASA. Doors open at 13:00.
Space

Photo: European Space Agency, credit NASA (S130-E-012141)

Press conferences

There is a special programme for media during Nobel Week. You can find it here.
Press conference KVA

Press conference with the 2018 Nobel Prize laureates at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences.

© Nobel Media AB. Photo: A. Mahmoud


Media contacts for the Nobel Week

Inquiries regarding the Nobel Prize award ceremony in Stockholm and events in Sweden

Rebecka Oxelström, Head of Press
+46 8 122 084 45
[email protected]

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

[email protected]

Inquiries regarding licensing, usage of texts, photos and videos

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