Nobel Institute and Library is Closed
The celebration of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate starts with the 9 December press conference, peaks with the 10 December award ceremony, and is rounded off with the 11 December concert.
It's Friday morning in the first full week of October. The eyes of the world are turned to Oslo and the Norwegian Nobel Institute. The Nobel Peace Prize laureate for the year is about to be announced.
The 18 carat (fairmined) gold medal with Latin inscription "pro pace et fraternitate gentiums", symbolizes the international fraternization that Nobel wished to contribute to through the Peace Prize.
The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded on December 10 in a formal ceremony at the Oslo City Hall. The laureate is presented with the Nobel medal and diploma, and is asked to deliver a Nobel lecture.
The Nobel Banquet is held at the Grand Hotel in the centre of Oslo on the evening of December 10.
The diploma presented with the medal at the award ceremony on 10 December features original artwork by a contemporary Norwegian artist. The calligraphed diploma text is in Norwegian.
Press conference with the 2017 laureate will be held at the Norwegian Nobel Institute.Closed event
The 2017 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo City Hall.Closed event
The annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert is held at Telenor Arena.Open event