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Press Release provides live webcasts of 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies and Nobel Lectures

4 December, 2008, the official website of the Nobel Foundation, will provide live webcasts of the 2008 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony from Oslo, Norway and the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony from Stockholm, Sweden on 10 December 2008. Nobel Lectures on 7-8 and 10 December will also be webcasted. will be bringing you closer to the 2008 Nobel Laureates as they receive their Nobel Prizes, by providing live webcasts of the 2008 Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies and Nobel Lectures as they happen. The schedules and links for the live webcasts are as follows:

Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies
10 December, 12:50 pm – 2:15 pm (CET): Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony at the Oslo City Hall, Norway.

10 December, 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm (CET): Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden, for the 2008 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and the Laureate in Economics.

Nobel Lectures
Sunday, 7 December at 1:00 p.m.–3.30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine

Sunday, 7 December 5:30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Lecture in Literature

Monday, 8 December 9:00 a.m.–11:05 a.m. (CET): Nobel Lectures in Physics

Monday, 8 December 12:30 p.m.–14:30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Lectures in Chemistry

Monday, 8 December 3:00 p.m.–3:50 p.m. (CET): Prize Lecture in Economics

Wednesday, December 10, 1:00 p.m. (CET): Nobel Peace Prize Lecture

For the full schedule and titles of the lectures, please visit:

If you can not follow the live webcasts, all ceremonies and Nobel Lectures will be available as video on-demand 24 hours after the events.

On, you can find the background information on all the 2008 Nobel Laureates and their work, including the official documentation from the Nobel Prize-Awarding Institutions. For further information on these live webcast services, and for background information on the Nobel Prizes, visit

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