The ceremony was held modestly, and coincided with the concerts of the musician in Stockholm
In 2016, the Nobel Committee awarded the prize in literature by the American musician Bob Dylan for the creation of a new poetic expression in the American song tradition. The decision of the Committee then surprised everyone, including himself Dylan. He admitted that this award for him more suddenly than the supply flight to the moon.
When took place the official award ceremony, 10 December, Dylan was busy. Instead acceptance speech read the US Ambassador in Sweden Azita Raji. Musician and then ignored the call from Stockholm.
But now, finally, a musician with concerts got to Stockholm, and this took the Nobel Committee. In humble surroundings — Bob Dylan many years of not talking to the press, the musician handed over the Nobel medal and diploma of laureate of 2016.
Did Dylan the award itself, remains a question. According to the requirement, the award winner must deliver a lecture at the Swedish Academy, only after that he receives a cash award in the amount of 8 million crowns ($ 909 thousand). It is expected that the winner recorded his speech on a disk and handed it to the Nobel Committee.prize, Nobel prize, Dylan