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Old 10-04-2017, 06:25 AM
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The Nobel Prize 2017

This week sees the start of the Nobel year, as the Nobel laureates are presented with start this Monday. To date, three prize categories have been presented and it is to be concluded with the last on Monday.

Nobel Prize in Physics
Awarded to Rainer Weiss, Germany/USA (1/2 share of the prize), Barry C. Barrish, USA (1/4 share), and to Kip S. Thorne, USA (1/4 share)

"for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves".

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Tuesday 3 October 2017.

Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Awarded to Jacques Dubochet, Switzerland, Joachim Frank, Germany and to Richard Henderson, United Kingdom (all 1/3 share of the prize)

"for developing cryo-electron microscopy for the high-resolution structure determination of biomolecules in solution".

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Wednesday 4 October 2017.

Nobel Prize in Medicine or Physiology
Awarded to Jeffrey C. Hall, USA, Michael Rosbash, USA, and to Michael W. Young, USA (all 1/3 share of the prize)

"for their discoveries of molecular mechanisms controlling the circadian rhythm".

Announced by the Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet on Monday 2 October 2017.

Nobel Prize in Literature
Awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro, United Kingdom.

"who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world".

Announced by the Swedish Academy on Thursday 5 October 2017.

Nobel Peace Prize
Awarded to International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN)

"for its work to draw attention to the catastrophic humanitarian consequences of any use of nuclear weapons and for its ground-breaking efforts to achieve a treaty-based prohibition of such weapons".

Announced by the Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday 6 October 2017.

The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel
To be announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday 9 October 2017
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TNobel Prize in Literature
Awarded to Kazuo Ishiguro, United Kingdom.

"who, in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world". ... [snipped]
Congratulations to Mr Ishiguro!

Finally the prize in literature was awarded to a real writer.
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Congratulations to Mr Ishiguro!

Finally the prize in literature was awarded to a real writer.
And when it was not awarded to a real writer?
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And when it was not awarded to a real writer?
For instance when Bob Dylan and Dario Foo got it
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And when it was not awarded to a real writer?
I view Mr Ishuguro as a truly talented writer.
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The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in memory of Alfred Nobel
Awarded to Richard H. Thaler, USA.

"for his contributions to behavioural economics"

Announced by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences on Monday 9 October 2017.
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Old 10-12-2017, 03:10 PM
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The program for the Nobel Week 2017 has been published by the Nobel Foundation, and it follows the traditional pattern.

6 December
13.00
Press Conference for the Literature Laureate. The Swedish Academy, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

14.00
Presentation for media: The 2017 Nobel Laureates’ signed chairs and donated artefacts. The Nobel Museum, Gamla Stan, Stockholm

14.00
Press Conference for the Medicine Laureates. Nobel Forum, Karolinska Institutet, Solna.

7 December
09.30
Press Conference for the Laureates in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm.

13.00
Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine. Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet, Solna.

17.30
Nobel Lecture in Literature. Swedish Academy, Gamla Stan, Stockholm.

8 December
09.00
Nobel Lectures in Physics, Chemistry and Economic Sciences. Aula Magna, Stockholm University, Stockholm.

19.00
Nobel Prize Concert. Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm.

Gustavo Dudamel leads the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra at this year’s Nobel Prize Concert, he is music director of Los Angeles Philharmonic. At the concert will Mozart’s Jupiter Symphony, and Richard Strauss’ monumental tone poem Also sprach Zarathustra, based on Nietzsche’s novel “Thus Spoke Zarathustra” be performed.

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9 December
Nobel Week Dialogue - The Future of Truth. Swedish Exhibition & Congress Centre/Svenska Mässan, Gothenburg.

10 December
16.30
The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony. Stockholm Concert Hall, Stockholm.

The Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra is conducted by Joana Carneiro during the prize ceremony. This year’s vocal soloist is soprano Camilla Tilling, one of Sweden’s most esteemed vocal soloists internationally.

Calendar - Konserthuset Stockholm

19.00
The Nobel Banquet. Stockholm City Hall, Stockholm.

11 December
19.30
H.M. The King's Dinner for the Nobel Laureates. The Royal Palace of Stockholm.

https://www.nobelprize.org/press/#/p...f979?&sh=false
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The entire Royal Family is set to attend the Prize ceremony, banquet and The King's dinner on the 11th.

The Queen is also attending the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm Concert Hall on the 8th.

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The entire Royal Family is set to attend the Prize ceremony, banquet and The King's dinner on the 11th.

The Queen is also attending the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm Concert Hall on the 8th.

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Great News. Is it known if Princess Christina will attend again this year?
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Old 11-01-2017, 02:39 PM
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Great News. Is it known if Princess Christina will attend again this year?
No, not yet. Princess Christina is never listed in the calendar, so her attendance is always reported in media after the Press department has been asked. Lets hope that is well enough to attend.
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The King and Queen, and the Crown Princess Couple will be briefed about this year's Nobel laureates by the Nobel Foundation on December 5th.

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King Carl Gustaf, queen Silvia, crown princess Victoria and prince Daniel gave today an audience to Executive Director Lars Heidenstam from the Nobel Foundation, Vice Chairman Göran K Hansson from the Board of Directors of the Nobel Foundation, Permanent Secretary Sara Danius from the Swedish Academy and Secretary Thomas Perlmann from the Nobel Committee of Physiology or Medicine.
During the meeting they received a presentation of 2017 Nobel Prize Laureates.
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The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony in Stockholm
The Nobel Day, December 10, will begin with the traditional Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall. There will be presentation speeches about the year’s prizes before an audience of about 1,570 guests, who will then watch the Laureates as they receive their medals and diplomas one by one from the hand of H.M. the King of Sweden. The seats closest to the stage are reserved primarily for the Laureates’ families, representatives of the prize-awarding institutions, members of the Swedish government and Riksdag (Parliament) and the diplomatic corps. Seated on the stage will be nearly 100 people. They are members of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, the Nobel Assembly of Karolinska Institutet and the Swedish Academy, members of the Board of Directors of the Nobel Foundation and previous Laureates.
In front of them will sit the 2017 Laureates and members of Sweden’s Royal Family: H.M. King Carl XVI Gustaf, H.M. Queen Silvia, H.R.H. Crown Princess Victoria and H.R.H. Prince Daniel.
H.R.H. Prince Carl-Philip and H.R.H. Princess Sofia as well as H.R.H. Princess Madeleine and Mr. Christopher O’Neill will sit in the first row closest to the stage.

The Nobel Banquet in Stockholm
After the ceremony at the Concert Hall, it will be time for the evening’s Nobel Banquet at the Stockholm City Hall. The banquet programme will follow tradition and begin with the entry procession of the Royal Family and other guests of honour down the grand stairway and into the Blue Hall at 19.00. Prior to this, the guests of honour will have been presented to the Royal Family in the Prince’s Gallery of the City Hall. Behind the Master of Ceremonies will be two female attendants followed by H.M. the King with his dinner companion and H.M. the Queen with Professor Carl-Henrik Heldin, Chairman of the Board of the Nobel Foundation and the host of the evening’s banquet. In 1901 the first Nobel Banquet, held in the Hall of Mirrors of the Grand Hôtel, had 113 guests. Today the Nobel Banquet is served to about 1350 guests.

The seating plan for the Table of Honour will be published at 10.00 on December 9th.

The programs of the Prize Award Ceremony and the Banquet, the seating plan and a lot more information:
Detailed information for media 2017
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Madeleine doesn't attend at the Nobel Banquet on 10th December, the court announced today.

- The princess will not attend the banquet. She has pain in her back because of her pregnancy and the Nobel Banquet is long. Therefore, Princess Madeleine will not attend, says Johan Tegel, information officer at the court.
When was this decided?
- It was decided on these days.
The Princess, however, attends the award ceremony in the Concert Hall just before. And also at the King's dinner at the Palace the following day.
- The Princess attends the Nobel Prize Award ceremony and plans to attend the King's dinner the following day. It's shorter, says Johan Tegel.
Chris O'Neill is scheduled to attend all three activities that the royal family has in connection with Nobel.
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The Queen is also attending the Nobel Prize Concert in Stockholm Concert Hall on the 8th.

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And now will also the King attend the concert tonight.
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SVT2 shows the Nobel Concert on Saturday at 21.15.
And the concert is available at SVT Play to be seen only in Sweden.
Nobelkonserten 2017 _ SVT Play

No good photos of the king and queen so far.
https://www.instagram.com/p/Bcc2eMkhJQg/?taken-at=58274
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Old 12-09-2017, 04:01 AM
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The Table of Honour at the Nobel Banquet.
We can see, that princess Christina and Tord Magnuson attend at the Banquet. And countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg and her husband Philipp Haug attend as always.
Table of Honour_2017

The press about the Table of Honour
Så placeras vip-gästerna vid Nobelfesten i Stockholm _ Kungligt _ Expressen
De får prinsessorna till bordet under Nobelmiddagen _ Svensk Damtidning
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The Table of Honour at the Nobel Banquet.
We can see, that princess Christina and Tord Magnuson attend at the Banquet. And countess Bettina Bernadotte af Wisborg and her husband Philipp Haug attend as always.
Table of Honour_2017

The press about the Table of Honour
Så placeras vip-gästerna vid Nobelfesten i Stockholm _ Kungligt _ Expressen
De får prinsessorna till bordet under Nobelmiddagen _ Svensk Damtidning
Nice to see Princess Christina return to attending the banquet. Very happy news!
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Old 12-10-2017, 02:31 AM
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Link to the Nobel Prize Award ceremony at 16.25.
Nobel 2017_ Prisutdelning _ SVT Play
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Madeleine doesn't attend at the Nobel Banquet on 10th December, the court announced today.

- The princess will not attend the banquet. She has pain in her back because of her pregnancy and the Nobel Banquet is long. Therefore, Princess Madeleine will not attend, says Johan Tegel, information officer at the court.
When was this decided?
- It was decided on these days.
The Princess, however, attends the award ceremony in the Concert Hall just before. And also at the King's dinner at the Palace the following day.
- The Princess attends the Nobel Prize Award ceremony and plans to attend the King's dinner the following day. It's shorter, says Johan Tegel.
Chris O'Neill is scheduled to attend all three activities that the royal family has in connection with Nobel.
Madeleine hoppar av Nobel – på grund av graviditeten _ Kungligt _ Expressen
I'm surprised that Chris will attend the Nobel banquet. Since he is not member of the Royal House, I would assume he would only be present if Madeleine also attended the banquet, which won't be the case due to pregnancy issues.
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