On October 13th 2016, when Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Nobel Academy

made the annoucement of the 2016 Prize of Literature awarded to Bob Dylan,

she changed the front cover of nearly 400 newspaper in more than 50 countries the day after.

 

Bob Dylan decided not to assist the ceremony to collect his prize.

His speech at the Nobel Banquet in the Stockholm City Hall on 10 December 2016,

was given by the United States Ambassador to Sweden Azita Raji.