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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.
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.
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 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.