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Private to press: Accreditation for Nobel Days in Oslo is open

Press Release   •   Nov 03, 2016 15:44 CET

Photo: Johannes Granseth / NPC

Press accreditation for the official events during the Nobel Days in Oslo in December is now open. Please not that all events are subject to separate accreditation. There are three official events at the Nobel Peace Center during the Nobel week. See below for details.

Since the opening in 2005 the Nobel Peace Center has made annual Peace Prize Exhibitions. This year’s exhibition is the twelfth consecutive Nobel Peace Prize exhibition, and the first one for Executive Director Liv Tørres. The exhibition always opens the day after the Nobel Ceremony, and is opened by the Peace Prize laureate himself.

Opening of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition

The Peace Prize Exhibition 2016 is a photo exhibition about President Juan Manuel Santos and the Colombian people. The photographs in the exhibition are by award winning Danish photographer Mads Nissen. Together with journalist Dorrit Saietz, he has made a unique portrait of Colombia in the weeks following the announcement of the Nobel Peace Prize 2016. The exhibition is opened by Santos himself, with invited guests present. 

Time: 11 December at 16:00

Venue: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo

NB! For invited and accredited media only. For accreditation, apply to: Ingvill Bryn Rambøl

ibr@nobelpeacecenter.org before Monday 28 November

Press viewings of the 2016 Nobel Peace Prize Exhibition

Preview of the exhibition that opens officially 11 December and to the public 12 December 2016.

Time: Friday 9 December 10:00 – 16:00 CET

Venue: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls plass 1/City Hall Square

For interviews, contact: Ingvill Bryn Rambøl ibr@nobelpeacecenter.org / + 47 924 52 944

Save the Children’s Peace Prize Party

Save the Children’s Peace Prize Party is an annual event and a show made by children for children. It is also an intimate meeting between the Peace Prize laureate and the children. Press can sign up to interview the children who host the Peace Prize Party.For more information and interview bookings, contact Save the Children’s media advisor, Kristin Sommerseth: kristin.sommerseth@reddbarna.no / +47 480 80 726.

See also http://www.reddbarna.no/fredsprisfesten

Time: 10 December at 11:00

Venue: Nobel Peace Center, Brynjulf Bulls Plass 1, Oslo

Application for accreditation:

Opens – Thursday 3 November

Close – Monday 28 November at 18:00 CET

For all Nobel Week events, visit the Norwegian Nobel Institute’s webpages

Facts about the Nobel Peace Center

  • one of Norway's most visited museums with 248,266 visitors in 2015
  • presents the Nobel Peace Prize laureates and their work, in addition to telling the story of Alfred Nobel
  • is an arena for debate and reflection around topics such as war, peace and conflict resolution
  • is internationally recognized for its emphasis on documentary photography and interactive technology
  • presents changing exhibitions, engaging digital solutions, films, seminars and events 
  • is an independent foundation, with the Norwegian Nobel Committee appointing the board
  • Olav Njølstad is the leader of the board, Liv Tørres is the Executive Director
  • is financed by a combination of public and private funds
  • the main sponsors and collaborating partners are Hydro, Telenor Group and ABB