the royal family was in place, the laureates and the approximately 1 500 fortunate guests likewise.
Nobeldagens festivities began with the awards ceremony during a solemn in the ceremony of the Concert hall.
pale Green and cream carnations, green yellow orchids and thousands of roses in all possible yellow hues.
The sumptuous blomarrangemangen surrounded the frack - and festklädda people who are gathered in the solemn premises of the Concert hall in Stockholm, sweden. On the stage waited the royal family who received the nobel Laureates one by one.
the First of the winners to step up on the big stage was fysikgänget – Gérard Mourou and Donna Strickland. The 96-year-old Arthur Ashkin attended not and was represented by his son, Michael Ashkin, who during the ceremony was the first to receive the medal and diploma from the king's hand.
One of the few fysikkvinnor
Donna Strickland is the first woman to receive the physics prize at the age of 55 years, and only the third ever.
" It was amazing. It was beautiful music and we got to meet a king, said Donna Strickland to SVT after the award ceremony.
Strickland has been placed next to the king during this evening's nobel banquet and she seemed a tad nervous.
" I have not prepared myself at all, I should it, she said to SVT.
Then was called kemipristagarna Frances Arnold, George Smith and Gregory Winter up, followed by James Allison and Tasuku Honjo, who have been awarded in physiology or medicine.
the Kimono in place for frack
Tasuku Honjo departed with his attire from the pingvinuniform that otherwise marred the finish. Honjo com step into the shoes of a black herrkimono and wide grey trousers, traditional formal attire, in his native Japan.
Last up on stage was the economists William Nordhaus and Paul Roma.
the music was the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra. The soloist was soprano Christina Nilsson.
Among the audience there were of course several well-known faces, but also many students who managed trouble tickets from different sweepstakes.
– It is so awesome to get to experience it here in Sweden, " says Laurens Baeté studying at the Karolinska university hospital. He comes from Belgium and is sitting in the audience together with his brother Alex Baeté.
"I've never been on anything like this," he says.
When the ceremony was finished, left the royal family of the stage to the tune of \\
Then came the prize winners and almost all of the guests proceed to the Banquet and the glittering party in Stockholm city hall.
"We just got the tickets to the awards ceremony, not the dinner," says Salma Almatrooshii who traveled to the Concert hall all the way from the United arab Emirates.
TT: it Was worth going all the way to Sweden just for the ceremony?
– Yes it was there. It is an experience, she said.