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Nobel Prize Ceremony To Be Held Online This Year Under Pandemic Cloud

New Delhi: The Nobel prize week this 12 months will primarily be digital with laureates getting their medals and diplomas of their respective international locations within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, a Nobel Basis official mentioned Tuesday.

The Nobel Laureates will obtain their medals and diplomas on December 7 and eight in ceremonial displays of their international locations which shall be proven within the on-line prize award ceremonies from Oslo and Stockholm on December 10, the official mentioned.

King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf will take part by a digital greeting in a ceremony at Golden Corridor on the Stockholm Metropolis Corridor on December 10 the place the Nobel Basis pays tribute to this 12 months’s laureates, Rebecka Oxelstr m, Head of Press, Nobel Basis mentioned.

“The ceremony will be framed by musical interludes. Stefan Forsberg, Executive and Artistic Director of Konserthuset Stockholm (Stockholm Concert Hall) will serve as master of ceremonies, with the performances directed by Linus Fellbom,” she mentioned.

The well-known Nobel Prize Live performance at Konserthuset Stockholm (the Stockholm Live performance Corridor) could have no viewers this 12 months.

Performances of conductor St phane Den ve who will lead the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra and the soloist pianist Igor Levit shall be streamed stay on YouTube channel of Nobel Prize and web site HYPERLINK “”

The Nobel Prize quantity for 2020 is about at Swedish kronor (SEK) million per full Nobel Prize courtesy of a bequest left 124 years in the past by the prize’s creator, Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel.

Yearly on December 10, on the loss of life anniversary of Nobel, the coveted award ceremonies are held in Oslo for the Nobel Peace Prize adopted by in Stockholm for the Prizes in-Physics, Chemistry, Literature, Physiology and Medication and Financial Sciences.

Physicists Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez shall be honoured for unravelling mysteries of the Universe whereas Chemists Emmanuelle Charpentier and Jennifer A. Doudna shall be awarded for the event of a technique for genome modifying .

Harvey J. Alter, Michael Houghton and Charles M. Rice who found Hepatitis C virus will obtain the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medication.

The Nobel Prize in Literature will go to Louise Gl ck.

Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Financial Sciences in Reminiscence of Alfred Nobel additionally generally referred because the Nobel Prize in Economics will go to Paul R. Milgrom and Robert B. Wilson for growing novel public sale codecs.

The Nobel Peace Prize this 12 months has been given to the World Meals Programme (WFP).

(With PTI Inputs)

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