Formal dress, i.e. white tie and tails or long evening gown, will be worn by those on stage and guests attending both the ceremony and the banquet. Formal attire may include national costume or academic gown.
The ribbon of an order may be worn.
Only the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and this year's honorary doctors will wear the doctoral hat.
Adolescents may dress less formally; girls usually wear a pretty dress, boys a white shirt with dark pants and a tie or bow tie.
Other members of the public, who only attend the awards ceremony, may dress as they please.