MOSCOW, 17 Dec — RIA Novosti. The Swedish Academy was unable to reach the winner of the Nobel prize for literature 2016, the American musician Bob Dylan, reports the Guardian newspaper.
The Nobel prize was awarded to Bob Dylan October 13, with the wording “for the creation of a new poetic language in the great American song tradition.”
Since the announcement named the winner of the Swedish Academy tried to get in touch with Dylan to officially invite him to the awards ceremony, which will take place on 10 December in Stockholm.
“Now we, in General, do nothing. I called and sent emails to its nearest representative, and I am very friendly answered. While this is definitely enough” — said the representative of the Academy Sara Danius broadcast local radio.
She added that, in her opinion, Dylan will agree to come to the ceremony of awarding the Nobel prize. “Is a luxurious party, and the honor (to have the award) belongs to him in any case”, — said Danius.
The newspaper reminds that Bob Dylan did not react to the announcement that the Nobel Committee awarded him the prize. Also Dylan, who is still continues to be, never mention your reward at concerts.