Press information

Main Nobel Peace Prize events - 2013

(Please see Laureates' program for additional events)

Press conference
A press conference with the official representative of this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate will be held at the Nobel Institute on Monday 9 December at 1:00 pm.

Ceremony and banquet
The Nobel Peace Prize for 2013 will be awarded in Oslo City Hall on Tuesday 10 December at 1:00 pm, followed by the Nobel Banquet (photo pool only) at Grand Hotel at 7:00 pm.

Press accreditation and badges

Application for accreditation is now closed.

Accreditation badges can be picked up at Grand Hotel Sunday 8 December from 12 noon till 16 pm and on Monday 9 December from 09:00 am till 6:00 pm.

Save the Children’s Peace Prize Party at the Nobel Peace Center is open to accredited media. Advance registration is required.

Limited press pool at the opening of the Nobel Peace Prize laureate exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center.

Accreditation to the Nobel Peace Prize Concert is handled separately. Application deadline Friday 29 November

TV & Radio production, distribution and rights
The Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony in Oslo is exclusively filmed by NRK. Thus NRK/TV is the only broadcaster that will have cameras inside the City Hall. Recording from the gallery is not permitted. Nobel Media owns all rights and copyright to the material and distributes the program internationally to both TV and radio.
For information on accessing a live feed, please contact Allegra Grevelius at, tel: +46 8 663 6136, mobile phone: +46 70 772 5818.

Eurovision Special Events, in cooperation with NONRK, is planning to establish production and transmission facilities in Oslo. Please send your requests to . Tel +41 22 717 2840.

For general inquiries and for media who require a commentary booth at Oslo City Hall during the ceremony, please contact NRK’s Hilde Zwaig Kolstad at, mobile: +47 984 49 294 – by 30 November at the latest.

Photographers / Journalists
A photo pool will cover the ceremony from the ground floor of the Main Hall. All other still photographers, together with journalists, will be taken to the Eastern Gallery of the Hall through the Western Tower entrance. Please note that only one still photographer and/or one reporter from each media will be admitted to the gallery Note also that these photographers will not be admitted to the main floor of City Hall during the ceremony.

Alternative venue: Photographers and journalists are also welcome to the Nobel Peace Center, where the Peace Prize Ceremony will be transmitted live on a big screen.

CNN interview
CNN will broadcast a live interview with the representative of the laureate on Tuesday 10 December at 5:00 pm in Oslo City Hall.

Events at the Nobel Peace Center

8, 9 and 11 December: Press viewings in the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize laureate exhibition. Media are advised to make appointments ahead of time. Individual interview appointments are possible. For details, contact Information Advisor Kirsti Svenning, email:, mobile: +47 951 91 315.

For media that are setting up outside on the City Hall Square on 9 December, the Nobel Peace Center’s entrance doubles as a warming hut from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

10 December at 11:00 am: Save the Children’s Peace Prize Party takes place inside the Nobel Peace Center. Open to Nobel accredited media, provided that you register in advance. Contact Save the Children’s press advisor, Mai Simonsen, on phone no. +47 909 52 645 or email: Tentative information.

10 December at 1:00 pm: Live transmission of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony on a big screen at the Nobel Peace Center. Open to the public and to members of the media who are unable to access City Hall.

11 December at 4.15 pm: Opening of the 2013 Nobel Peace Prize laureate exhibition at the Nobel Peace Center. Closed event. NOTE: Press pool. For details, contact Information Advisor Kirsti Svenning on e-mail: or mobile: +47 95 19 13 15

The annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert will commence on Wednesday 11 December at 7:30 pm in Oslo Spectrum. For more information about the concert, please go here

Further information
A detailed press programme will be available at a later date. If you have media-related questions please contact the Norwegian Nobel Institute at