The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded in which city?
– Stockholm, Sweden
– Copenhagen, Denmark
– Oslo, Norway
– New York City, USA
Answer: The Chairman of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, presents the Nobel Peace Prize in the presence of the King of Norway on December 10th each year (the anniversary of Nobel’s death). The Peace Prize is the only Nobel Prize NOT presented in Stockholm.
The Nobel laureate receives a diploma, a medal and a document confirming the prize amount. The Nobel Peace Prize Ceremony is held at the Oslo City Hall, followed the next day by the Nobel Peace Prize Concert, which is broadcast in over 150 countries around the world.
Oslo, the capital of Norway, sits on the country’s southern coast at the head of the Oslofjord. It’s known for its green spaces and museums.
Many of these are on the Bygdøy Peninsula, including the waterside Norwegian Maritime Museum and the Viking Ship Museum, with Viking ships from the 9th century. The Holmenkollbakken is a ski-jumping hill with panoramic views of the fjord. It also has a ski museum.