The ceremony for the opening of the 2019/20 Riksdag session will take place on Tuesday September 10 at 2 p.m. Accredited journalists are welcome to follow the ceremony. Photographers requesting a specific photo location, need to apply for one. Application for temporary accreditation Journalists and photographers who do not have a regular Riksdag accreditation need to apply for temporary accreditation to the opening of the Riksdag session. Applications are made by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your name, personal identity number, e-mail address, telephone number, media company, and contact information to your immediate superior. The closing date for journalists and photographers without a photo location is 12 noon on Monday September 9. Please note that no applications may be submitted after this time. Journalists who have been granted temporary accreditation to the opening of the Riksdag session will receive information on how to collect their media passes along with the confirmation. Media passes are to be collected in person. Please bring a valid identification card. Photo pooling There are several photo positions adjacent to the Chamber and one at Riksplan. The closing date for photo pooling to these locations is Thursday September 5 at 5 p.m. Please note that no applications may be submitted after this time. Photographers allocated to photo pools will be notified by e-mail on Monday September 9 at the latest. Applications for pooling are made by e-mail to: email@example.com. Please supply the following information in your application: name, e-mail address and telephone number, media company, if you are a still photographer, TV photographer or webcast photographer and if you request a specific photo location. If you need to apply for both temporary accreditation and a photo location, please supply the required information listed above under "Application for temporary accreditation" and state that you are a still photographer, TV photographer or webcast photographer. Practical information Dress code: jacket. Accredited journalists are to use the entrance on Riksgatan 1 where they will pass through a security check. The ceremony can be followed from the press gallery or on television in the Press Lounge. The number of seats in the press gallery is limited. After the ceremony, the Speaker will host a reception in the Grand Gallery for members of the Riksdag and invited guests. The reception is open to the media. Storkyrkan and the Humanists Riksdag accreditation is neither valid for the service in Storkyrkan nor for the secular ceremony arranged by the Humanists. For further information, please contact the Stockholm Cathedral Parish and the Swedish Humanist Association. Concert at the Stockholm Concert Hall In cooperation with the Stockholm Concert Hall, members of the Riksdag and guests are invited to a concert beginning at 7 p.m. A photo location will be set up outside the Concert Hall at Hötorget at 6 p.m. The accreditation for the opening of the Riksdag session is valid and required. For further information Please contact the Riksdag administration press service for further information, 08-786 62 00.