This Thursday, December 10, in Oslo city hall hosts the annual awards ceremony of the Nobel peace prize, which this time receives the Quartet of the national dialogue in Tunisia «for her contribution in creating a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia after the «Jasmine revolution» in 2011,» as stated in the diploma.
The Quartet was created in 2013, when «the process of democratization is under threat of destruction as a result of political murders and the wave of public demonstrations», noted the Nobel Committee.
Earlier in shorts-sheets of the bookmakers main candidates for «Nobel peace» in 2015 called the Pope Francsico and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
We will remind that last year the Nobel peace laureates were 60-year-old Indian Kailash Satyarthi and 17-year-old Pakistani Malala yousafzai «for their struggle against oppression of children and adolescents, for the right of all children to education».
At the ceremony, which is broadcast on Swedish and Norwegian TV, present king of Norway Harald V and his wife Queen Sonja, members of the Norwegian government and Parliament, international guests, diplomats, representatives of public organizations, members of the delegation awarded – more than a thousand people.
After the ceremony honoring the winners will continue with a Banquet, which will begin at 19.30 local time at the Hotel Grand Hotel. By tradition, dinner invited about 250 guests, reminds news Agency RIA Novosti.
On 11 December in honor of the winner of the award in the sports-concert complex the Telenor arena will be a traditional rock concert. Leading this year – a famous American entertainer and comedian Jay Leno.