Watch a short video summary of the Nobel Banquet on 10 December 1999, starting at the Stockholm City Hall in Sweden, where the distinguished guests arrive and walk in a procession to the Blue Hall. Banquet speeches are given by the 1999 Laureates: Günter Grass, Nobel Laureate in Literature (1:14), Günter Blobel, Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine, (4:14), Ahmed Zewail, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry (6:37), Martinus J.G. Veltman, Nobel Laureate in Physics (9:17) and Robert A. Mundell, Economics Laureate (12:05).
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