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August 29, 2017updated 08 Sep 2017 12:04pm

When is the Nobel Peace Prize announced?

By Jack Rear

The Oscars might have glitz and glamour, the VMAs might bring the celebrity drama, but the Nobel Peace Prizes are the only awards which actually changes the world for the better.

The inspiring display of the best the world has to offer is a one-of-a-kind, and it’s no wonder that everyone is so excited about the upcoming prize announcement ceremonies.

The ceremonies for 2017 have already been announced and there isn’t long to go for any of them!

The dates you need to keep in your diary for each of the prize-giving ceremonies are as follows (the times listed below are the local times in Sweden where the ceremonies take place):

11.30am at the earliest, Monday 2nd October — The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

Location: The Nobel Assembly at Karolinska Institutet, Wallenbergsalen

11:45 am at the earliest, Tuesday 3rd October — The Nobel Prize in Physics

Location: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

11.45am at the earliest, Wednesday 4th October — The Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Location: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

11.00am, Friday 6th October — The Nobel Peace Prize

Location: The Norwegian Nobel Institute, Oslo

11:45 am at the earliest, Monday 9 October — The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel

Location: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm

Those are all the awards which have been announced thus far but the Nobel Prize in Literature’s date is yet to be revealed to the world.

The official website for the Nobel prizes suggests that the announcement of the ceremony for the Literature award will be revealed in the first or second week of October.

The entire list of nominees for this year’s Nobel prizes can be found here. Safe to say, it’s a pretty inspiring bunch who’ve really changed the world for the better and it’s sure to make an incredible show.

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