The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided that this year’s Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony shall be an in-person event taking place in Oslo City Hall on 10 December.

The Committee is expecting both Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov to attend the ceremony. Moreover, the World Food Programme, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020, will be represented at the ceremony by its Executive Director David Beasley.

 

Nobel Peace Prize events

 

Press conference

9 December 1:00 pm – 1:45 pm
The Norwegian Nobel Institute

The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureates will give a press conference at the Norwegian Nobel Institute. The Norwegian Nobel Committee is expecting both Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov to attend the press conference. 

 The press conference is open to accredited media only.

Accreditation for media and more info, please see here
Accreditation deadline 29 November

Accreditation badge has to be picked up prior to the press conference at the Norwegian Press House / Pressens Hus  
Address: Skippergata 24, Oslo
Wednesday 8 December between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Thursday 9 December between 8:00 and 10:00 am

Save the Children Peace Prize Party

10 December at 11:00 pm
The Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo. Outdoor, in front of the Center.

The Nobel Peace Prize laureates meet children at Save the Children's annual Peace Prize Party. A show made by and for children. Children from 5th, 6th or 7th grade are welcome in the audience. 

Media accreditation is required.
To apply for accreditation please send an email by Friday 3 December with name, date of birth and publication to fredsprisfesten@reddbarna.no
Press contact: Tuva Kristensen Wærdahl  tuva.waerdahl@reddbarna.no
For more information: www.reddbarna.no/fredsfesten

 

Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony

10 December, 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Oslo City Hall

The 2021 Nobel Peace Prize award ceremony takes place in Oslo City Hall.
The ceremony contains artistic performances, the speech of Chair of the Nobel Committee, the laureates are presented the diploma and gold medal, and finally give the Nobel Lecture.
The Norwegian Nobel Committee is expecting both Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov to attend the ceremony.
Moreover, the World Food Programme, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2020, will be represented at the ceremony by its Executive Director David Beasley. Mr. Beasley will deliver the Nobel Lecture on behalf of the World Food Programme.

 Accreditation for media and more info:
Accreditation deadline 29 November.

Accreditation badge has to be picked up prior to the press conference at the Norwegian Press House / Pressens Hus 
Address: Skippergata 24, Oslo
Wednesday 8 December between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm
Thursday 9 December between 8:00 and 10:00 am, or 5:00 and 8:00 pm

 

Torchlight procession

10 December 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Oslo Central Station to the Grand Hotel

The torchlight procession starts at Oslo Central Station and ends in front of the Grand Hotel, where the laureates greet the parade from the balcony of the Nobel Suite.

The parade is organised by the Norwegian Peace Council.

Press contact: Oda Andersen Nyborg, The Norwegian Peace Council
mailto:oda@norgesfredsrad.no, mob. +47 90839795

 

The Nobel Banquet

10 December 7:30 pm
Grand Hotel

More than 200 guests are welcomed by the Nobel Committee to the Nobel Banquet at The Grand Hotel. Seated with the laureates are normally HM The King and HM The Queen, the President of the Storting, the Prime Minister and members of the Nobel Committee. Other guests usually include HRH The Crown Prince and HRH The Crown Princess, ministers, members of the Storting, and representatives of public institutions, non-profit organizations, and cultural and commercial life.

Media: After invitation only

 

Nobel Peace Prize Forum

11 December, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
University Aula

The Nobel Peace Prize Forum 2021 will be held on 11 December at the University of Oslo Aula from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The theme is:
The Food Effect
Hunger | Malnutrition | Climate

How the pursuit, production, and consumption of food could unlock new possibilities for achieving sustainable development on a global scale.

 The Forum will feature speeches from David Beasley, Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Professor Johan Rockström, Director of the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research, Dr Agnes Kalibata, UN Secretary General's Special Envoy for the Food 

System's Summit and Dr. Gunhild A. Stordalen, Founder & Executive Chair EAT, in addition to several other speakers.

More info.
 

Media accreditation to press contact: Erik Aasheim
media@nobel.no Mobile: +47 91685287

 

Opening Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition

11 December 4:45 pm
The Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo

Each year, the Nobel Peace Center creates a new photo exhibition about the Nobel Peace Prize laureate in collaboration with internationally acclaimed photographers. This year’s exhibition about Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov’s work will officially be opened by the laureates themselves in a closed event. The exhibition will be open to the public from 12 December.

 For more information:
Press contact: Ingvill Bryn Rambøl
ibr@nobelpeacecenter.org  Mobile: +47 924 52 944

Limited access for media, photographers only. Accreditation required.

Apply for accreditation via email by Friday 3 December to ibr@nobelpeacecenter.org

 

Nobel Peace Prize Concert

11 December, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Oslo Concert Hall

The Norwegian Nobel Institute in collaboration with the Oslo Philharmonic and the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation invite to a concert in honour of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize laureates at Oslo Concert Hall.

 The Nobel Peace Prize Concert has a long-standing tradition, and has taken various forms since it was first held at the National Theatre in 1994. The Oslo Philharmonic presents a festive celebration complete with great orchestra music, choir, soloists and guest artists.

 Our partners are choreographer and director Benke Rydman and architectural firm Snøhetta, and together we are set to deliver an event which is at the same time local and international, traditional and innovative, and solemn yet celebratory!

 Accreditation for media: Liv-Randi Holann, the Oslo Philharmonic
liv-randi.holann@ofo.no, mob +4792696825.

More info.

 

Press center: Norwegian Press House

 

Address: Skippergata 24, Oslo (just a block away from Oslo’s main street, Karl Johan. 
The house will be open from 08.00 to 20.00 every day from 8 to 10 December.

In the days leading up to and during the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Press House will function as a press center and be open to accredited journalists who want a place to work, and an inspiring environment while they are in Oslo.

Eleven companies and organizations in the media industry have their offices in the house. In addition, the Norwegian Press House is also a venue for meetings, get-togethers and conversations on media and journalism in Norway. We offer debates, seminars, lectures and courses on journalism and related issues. As well as being a place for coffee breaks, breakfast, lunch and dinner.

During the “Nobel Peace Prize Week” Norwegian Press House will offer a variety of debates, master classes and courses. Some are open to the public, some are reserved for the press and politicians.

 Contact: Guro Istad, managing director
guro.istad@pressenshus.no, mobil: +47 905 90 159