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Big close-ups

Here's a gallery of photos from the banquet- excellent close-ups of hair, make-up, jewels, and gowns!http://www.newmyroyals.com/2012/12/n...quet-2012.html
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Princess Madeleine - the Amethyst
I wonder if there was a thought about Madeleine wearing the amethysts, as her escort at the dinner, the Nobel laureate in physiology Shinya Yamanaka, was wearing the Japanese Order of Culture with its purple ribbon.
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:02 PM
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I love that Princess Madeleine wore the amethys tiara; it looks splendid on her.

In some of the pictures it appears Queen Sylvia was wiping away tears, was there a sad moment during the ceremony? I wasn't able to watch it.
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:43 PM
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I was about to ask the same thing, why is she crying??
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Old 12-10-2012, 05:56 PM
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The banquet speeches of the Nobel laureates were very interesting and some of them were also funny. I especially liked the speech by Serge Haroche, where he managed to tie science and literature together, and of course the mentioning of Schrödinger's cat, and also the speech by Robert J. Lefkowitz, with him mentioning the importance of mentoring younger scientists, but the speech might be considered controversial in the U.S. as he criticized the anti-science bias that are expressed in some parts of the American political establishment. You can find the speeches here: Nobelprize.org
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:09 PM
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The banquet speeches of the Nobel laureates were very interesting and some of them were also funny. I especially liked the speech by Serge Haroche, where he managed to tie science and literature together, and of course the mentioning of Schrödinger's cat, and also the speech by Robert J. Lefkowitz, with him mentioning the importance of mentoring younger scientists, but the speech might be considered controversial in the U.S. as he criticized the anti-science bias that are expressed in some parts of the American political establishment. You can find the speeches here: Nobelprize.org
Hmm. While there's an interesting discussion to be had surrounding the issues Lefkowitz mentioned in his speech, I'm not sure I agree with his choice to interject his personal politics into this particular event. His choice, though, obviously.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:26 PM
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tomorow is the gala banquet, at which hour it starts? im curious to see more of their dresses, jewels, tiaras and hairstyles!

im guessing that Madeleine will be with her hair up and Victoria with her hair down like 2 years ago.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:36 PM
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tomorow is the gala banquet, at which hour it starts?
Do you mean the king's dinner for the Nobel laureates tomorrow evening, as the gala banquet was today directly after the award ceremony? The king's dinner will take place at 19.00, with a photo opportunity at 18,45 on December 11.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:38 PM
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Ceremony and the Banquet >
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https://www.svtplay.se/video/892988/2012

The Royal Order of Sartorial Splendor: Royal Fashion Awards: The Nobel Prizes 2012, Part 1
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:55 PM
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I managed to get a great screenshot of the brooch in Victoria's hair:
Thanks so much for this - she looks stunning. Great tiara and necklace hair!

Does anyone have any insight on what this was - an item being passed from Prince Madeline to Queen Silvia?

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony - Stockholm - Pictures - Zimbio

Madeline does look like she is about to be called out at school for passing notes. It could be sharing a throat lozenge or "look at my new ring" as well.
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Old 12-10-2012, 07:10 PM
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Do you mean the king's dinner for the Nobel laureates tomorrow evening, as the gala banquet was today directly after the award ceremony? The king's dinner will take place at 19.00, with a photo opportunity at 18,45 on December 11.
yes thats right, i meant to say the King's dinner and not gala. my bad
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:19 PM
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Hmm. While there's an interesting discussion to be had surrounding the issues Lefkowitz mentioned in his speech, I'm not sure I agree with his choice to interject his personal politics into this particular event. His choice, though, obviously.
I don't think he was interjecting his politics as much as pointing out how people who are educated still don't buy into what science has proven.

Dr. Lefkowitz, works at the same university, and we are all so proud of him - I've passed a Noble Laureate in the halls, sends shivers up my spine. I only wish the university and local media had played up this story. There was nothing in the news about it.
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I can't understand why Daniel is been seated at the back row, why he can't sit at the front row like princess Lilian when she attended the Nobels?
I believe it is a matter of logistics. When Princess Lilian sat up front it was only four of them, Prince Bertil and Princess Lilian and the King and Queen. If Daniel was place up front and either Princess Madeleine or Prince Carl Philip were absent there would a lone chair back there. If neither Princess Madeleine nor Prince Carl Philip were in attendance Prince Daniel would sit up front. Probably when both P Carl Philip and P Madeleine are married and they all attend, Prince Daniel will sit next to CP Victoria.
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Old 12-10-2012, 09:21 PM
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I took so many pictures of Madeleine mostly and mother. It's so great to see her, her eyes, her tiara and dress with squares or dots. The train and the color and the fabric sort of take you to the past where woman are fanciful, classy, elegant and wonderful. I can't believe a Princess can bestow or is endowed with a malady as is her placing amongst a regal of sheer beauty. She evocates a pure picture of effortless grace in her beaming. I'm astounded again to see her for it felt she lived in the U.S. and distanced herself from official duties. I'm glad it's not the case. She should not be hidden even though she is a jewel. I hope she knows that. Cheers to the inducted winners for they are the speakers for their home. I enjoy reading about them when they are announced for their strives and perfections.
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I believe it is a matter of logistics. When Princess Lilian sat up front it was only four of them, Prince Bertil and Princess Lilian and the King and Queen. If Daniel was place up front and either Princess Madeleine or Prince Carl Philip were absent there would a lone chair back there. If neither Princess Madeleine nor Prince Carl Philip were in attendance Prince Daniel would sit up front. Probably when both P Carl Philip and P Madeleine are married and they all attend, Prince Daniel will sit next to CP Victoria.
Year 2000:
the king, queen, Victoria and Lilian at the front row
Carl Philip and Madeleine at the second
http://bildarkiv.iblbildbyra.se/foto...7EC0139&sz=800
Year 2001
All five: The king, queen, Victoria, Lilian and Carl Philip all at one row
http://bildarkiv.iblbildbyra.se/foto...FCF80B7&sz=800
The same in 2004
http://bildarkiv.iblbildbyra.se/foto...18AC101&sz=800

So it could have been very well possible to put Daniel beside his wife.

Group photos with the Laureates and their wifes after the banquet.
http://imageupper.com/i/?S0200010090...52013661646919
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Does anyone have any insight on what this was - an item being passed from Prince Madeline to Queen Silvia?

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony - Stockholm - Pictures - Zimbio

Madeline does look like she is about to be called out at school for passing notes. It could be sharing a throat lozenge or "look at my new ring" as well.
I noticed that the Queen looked a bit sick. She didn't look like she was feeling good at all. Like she had a cold or something. Most likely Madeleine passed her a painkiller. In one of the pictures it looked like she ate it and she had a glass of water while the ceremony was going on, so that led me to believe that she passed her a Tylenol or something like that:)
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My guess is also that Queen Silvia was a bit sick, because she was coughing a lot in the beginning of the ceremony and wiping her nose a little later.
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Does anyone have any insight on what this was - an item being passed from Prince Madeline to Queen Silvia?

Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony - Stockholm - Pictures - Zimbio

Madeline does look like she is about to be called out at school for passing notes. It could be sharing a throat lozenge or "look at my new ring" as well.
As Madeleine's engagement ring is on her left hand in her lap, it's not about the ring, but maybe a lozenge, as this photo of the queen is next: Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony - Stockholm - Pictures - Zimbio

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In some of the pictures it appears Queen Sylvia was wiping away tears, was there a sad moment during the ceremony?
I don't think queen Silvia was crying, but it looks as if she has a cold or something and it's quite common that the eyes start watering now and then because of it.

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Year 2001
All five: The king, queen, Victoria, Lilian and Carl Philip all at one row

So it could have been very well possible to put Daniel beside his wife.
If Daniel would have been in the front row he wouldn't have been seated beside Victoria, but beside the queen. As for the seating in 2001, it was probably due to logistics as otherwise Carl Philip would have been seated alone in the back row, if they didn't want to move either Victoria or Lilian away from their customary seats in the front row to be seated beside Carl Philip.
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Old 12-11-2012, 04:36 AM
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If Daniel would have been in the front row he wouldn't have been seated beside Victoria, but beside the queen. As for the seating in 2001, it was probably due to logistics as otherwise Carl Philip would have been seated alone in the back row, if they didn't want to move either Victoria or Lilian away from their customary seats in the front row to be seated beside Carl Philip.
But why has the consort of the Crown Princess to seat in the back row when the aunt of King was always placed in the front row?

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Year 2000:
the king, queen, Victoria and Lilian at the front row
Carl Philip and Madeleine at the second
http://bildarkiv.iblbildbyra.se/foto...7EC0139&sz=800
Year 2001
All five: The king, queen, Victoria, Lilian and Carl Philip all at one row
http://bildarkiv.iblbildbyra.se/foto...FCF80B7&sz=800
The same in 2004
http://bildarkiv.iblbildbyra.se/foto...18AC101&sz=800
Where was Carl Philip placed before Madeleine started to attend. That would have been in 1997, 1998 and 1999.
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