Mo Yan awarded 2012 Nobel Prize for literature
Stockholm: Chinese writer Mo Yan was awarded 2012 Nobel Prize for literature at Stockholm Concert Hall on Monday.
The Nobel Prize Award Ceremony for 2012 started with the Swedish royal anthem "The King`s Song." Mo Yan, dressed in black tailcoat, went slowly up to his seat on the stage with the other Nobel Prize winners, Xinhua reported.
Marcus Storch, chairman of the Board of Nobel Foundation first addressed the ceremony and welcomed the winners for attending the ceremony in Sweden.
King of Sweden Carl XVI Gustaf awarded Mo Yan the Nobel diploma, medal and a document confirming the prize amount after a representative of the Nobel Prize jury in literature introduced the achievement of Mo Yan in literature.
Thereafter, the orchestra presented a part of the "Aladdin Suite" called "Chinese Dance".
2012 Nobel Prize laureates in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology, Medicine and Economics also received their awards from the King.
Since 1901, the Nobel Prizes have been traditionally presented to the laureates on December 10, the death anniversary of Alfred Nobel.
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