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Everything you need to know about the Nobel Prize ceremony

Preparations underway at Stockholm's City Hall ahead of the Nobel ceremony. Photo: Christine Olsson / TT

Published: 10.Dec.2018 09:56 hrs

The glitziest event of the year is about to kick off in Stockholm, with this year's batch of Nobel Laureates preparing to receive their prizes in a star-studded ceremony on Monday evening.

December 10th is the date of the ceremony each year, chosen because it is the date on which inventor Alfred Nobel died, back in 1896.

The prizes awarded in Nobel's honour are handed out by the Swedish king at Stockholm Concert Hall from 4.30pm, with a world-famous banquet following at the City Hall at 7pm.

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