STOCKHOLM, December 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobelprize.org, the official web site of the Nobel Foundation, will provide live webcasts in HD quality of the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony from Oslo, Norway, and the Nobel Prize Award Ceremony from Stockholm, Sweden, on 10 December 2009. Nobel Lectures on 7, 8 and 10 December will also be webcast live.
Nobelprize.org brings you closer to the 2009 Nobel Laureates as they receive their Nobel Prizes, by providing live webcasts of the 2009 Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies and Nobel Lectures as they happen. The schedules and links for the live webcasts are as follows:
Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies
10 December, 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony including the Nobel Lecture from Barack Obama at the Oslo City Hall, Norway. http://nobelprize.org/award_ceremonies/ceremony_oslo/video/2009/index.html
10 December, 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm (CET): Nobel Prize Award Ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall, Sweden, for the 2009 Nobel Laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and the Laureates in Economic Sciences. http://nobelprize.org/award_ceremonies/ceremony_sthlm/video/2009/index.html
Monday, 7 December at 1:00 p.m.-3.30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine
Monday, 7 December 5:30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Lecture in Literature
Tuesday, 8 December 9:00 a.m.-11:05 a.m. (CET): Nobel Lectures in Physics
Tuesday, 8 December 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. (CET): Nobel Lectures in Chemistry
Tuesday, 8 December 3:00 p.m.-4:20 p.m. (CET): Prize Lectures in Economic Sciences
Thursday, December 10, 1:00 p.m. (CET): Nobel Peace Prize Lecture
For the full schedule and titles of the lectures, please visit:
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If you cannot follow the live webcasts, all ceremonies and Nobel Lectures will be available as video on-demand 24 hours after the events.
On Nobelprize.org, you can find the background information on all the 2009 Nobel Laureates and their work, including the official documentation from the Nobel Prize awarding institutions. For further information on these live webcast services, and for background information on the Nobel Prizes, visit http://nobelprize.org.
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