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2013-12-05 08:34:49

STOCKHOLM, December 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nobel Lectures and Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies will be streamed live on Nobelprize.org [http://www.nobelprize.org ], the official website of the Nobel Prize and the official channels on YouTube [http://www.youtube.com/thenobelprize ] and Google+. [https://plus.google.com/b/103477693143895827696/103477693143895827696/posts ] On 7, 8 and 10 December, the 2013 Nobel Laureates will explain their achievements and discoveries in their...

2013-11-13 12:24:23

Award-Winning Actress Claire Danes Hosts the 20th Annual Star-studded Event Honoring the Nobel Prize Laureate Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced today that AXS TV, a premier network for live entertainment, is the U.S. TV broadcast partner of the 20(th) annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway at the Oslo Spektrum arena. The International star-studded event will...

2013-11-11 12:24:42

Star-studded Event to Honor Nobel Peace Prize Laureate The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons OSLO, Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Nobel Peace Prize Concert organizers announced that The Thomas L. Pearson and The Pearson Family Members Fund is continuing as the global benefactor for the 20(th) annual Nobel Peace Prize Concert on Wednesday, December 11, 2013, in Oslo, Norway at the Oslo Spektrum arena. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131111/MM14367-a "The...

2013-04-03 23:04:19

Kyiv Creatives Mix Politics, Popular Music and Animation to Poke Fun at the Presidency and World Politics in "Desperate White House" Kyiv, Ukraine and Washington, DC (PRWEB) April 03, 2013 Four Ukrainians with a dynamic, global sense of humor are on a mission to enlighten and entertain politically aware American TV viewers with a powerful new concoction that mixes popular music, politics and cartoon animation. Their format — and their company — is called MuPoToon (for music,...

2012-12-05 16:24:05

STOCKHOLM, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Nobel Lectures and Nobel Prize Award Ceremonies will be streamed live on Nobelprize.org [http://www.nobelprize.org ], the official website of the Nobel Prize and the official channels on YouTube [http://www.youtube.com/thenobelprize ] and Google +. [https://plus.google.com/b/103477693143895827696/103477693143895827696/posts ] On 7 and 8 December, the 2012 Nobel Laureates will explain their achievements and discoveries in their...

2011-11-30 07:00:00

STOCKHOLM, November 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On 10 December, this year's Nobel Laureates will take center stage in Oslo and Stockholm to receive their Nobel Prizes. Wherever you are in the world, you can experience the magic of these prestigious events on Nobelprize.org, the official web site of the Nobel Prize. Nobelprize.org will stream live the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Award Ceremony from Oslo, which will honor for the first time, three female Laureates who share this year's...

Ig Nobel Awards Honor Wacky Science
2011-09-30 08:40:27

The annual Ig Nobel Prizes, an American parody of the real Nobel Prizes, which have been awarded yearly since 1991, were given out this year at Harvard University, with real Nobel Prize winners handing out the honors. The Ig Nobel Prizes awards ten unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research. To win, scientists must “first make people laugh, and then make them think,” according to the Ig Nobel ethos. Perhaps the top honor of the evening, the biology prize, went to...

2011-06-24 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The World Peace Prize Awarding Council held a grand award ceremony on June 14, 2011 in the Gold Room at the U.S. Capitol to express our respect for the recipients of the 2010 World Peace Prize: H.H. Dorje Chang Buddha III, prominent leader of Buddhism in the world; Hon. Benjamin A. Gilman, former Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The ceremony, chaired by Dr. Han Min Su, founder of the World Peace Prize Awarding Council, was...

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2011-03-01 14:00:00

There is a record 241 nominations for the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, including anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks, the Internet and a Russian human rights activist. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Tuesday that the 2011 field includes 53 organizations and tops the 237 nominees on last year's list. Known nominees also include Afghan rights advocate Sima Samar, the European Union, former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, Russian rights group Memorial and its...

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2011-02-02 14:05:00

The Norwegian politician behind the Nobel Peace Prize nominations said Wednesday that Wikileaks has been nominated for the 2011 award. The Norwegian Nobel Committee accepts nominations for the world's top accolade every year until February 1, although the five panel members have until the end of the month to make their own proposals. Snorre Valen, a Norwegian parliamentarian, said Wikileaks was "one of the most important contributors to freedom of speech and transparency" in the 21st...