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Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies

10 December - A magic date

Since 1901, the Nobel Prizes have been presented to Nobel Laureates at ceremonies on 10 December, the anniversary of Alfred Nobel’s death.

As stipulated in Nobel’s will, the Nobel Prizes in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine and Literature are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden, while the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway.

Since 1969 an additional prize has been awarded at the ceremony in Stockholm - the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel.

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Watch the Nobel Prize award ceremonies

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The Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony including the lecture by Abiy Ahmed Ali takes place in the Oslo City Hall, Norway, on 10 December. The live stream starts at 13.00 CET.

The presentation speech and the lecture will be published here at the same time.

Watch the Nobel Prize award ceremonies

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The Nobel Prize award ceremony takes place in Konserthuset Stockholm, Sweden, on 10 December. The live stream starts at 16.30 CET.

Menus at the Nobel Banquet

The Nobel Banquet is held every year on 10 December to celebrate the years Nobel Laureates. Each banquet has included a unique menu for the guests. Have a look at the menus from the start in 1901 up until today.

Nobel Banquet dessert 2018.

Nobel Banquet dessert 2018.

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“My dress became a story I could tell.”

For most people, attending the Nobel Prize banquet or award ceremony is a once in a lifetime experience – and one with a strict dress code.

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© Nobel Media. Photo: Alexander Mahmoud

© Nobel Media. Photo: Alexander Mahmoud