Dylan to receive Nobel prize in Stockholm: Swedish Academy

Reuters News
Posted: Mar 29, 2017 6:46 AM

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Music legend Bob Dylan will receive his Nobel Prize diploma and medal in Stockholm in the next few days where is he due to give a concert this weekend, the secretary of the Nobel Academy said in a blog on Wednesday.

"The good news is that the Swedish Academy and Bob Dylan have decided to meet this weekend," Sara Danius said in a blog post.

"The Academy will then hand over Dylan’s Nobel diploma and the Nobel medal, and congratulate him on the Nobel Prize in Literature."

(Reporting by Simon Johnson; Editing by Niklas Pollard)