By Miao Miao, Sina English
The Nobel laureate Mo Yan is going to Sweden to pick up award on Dec 5 with his family, Mo's friend Shao Chunsheng said. The costumes that Mo Yan is going to wear include a Sun Yat-sen’s uniform, a tuxedo and some suits.
Mo will depart from Beijing and is expected to arrive in Sweden on Dec 6. Staffs from the Nobel committee and the Sweden's foreign ministry will meet him and his accompaniers, including his wife, his daughter, friends and interpreters, at the Sweden airport.
"I have learnt a lot from my friend Mo Yan, I'm much honored to accompany him there," Shao said. As the director of press and publication bureau in Mo Yan's hometown, Gaomi city in E Shandong province, Shao also contributes a lot to promote the Red Sorghum Culture of Gaomi during the journey.
The Nobel awards ceremony will be held on Dec 10, 2012.