ISTA presents...

Amman MS/HS festival

November 19 - November 21, 2020

Artistic information


Title
Across the boundaries of time

At this festival we will explore…
… how ancient sites can help us to travel into the past, catching a glimpse of the different lives that our cultures have lived.

Inspiration
A trip to Jerash.

Frame
Cultural, historical, environmental.

Important information


School address
American Community School Amman
Daheit Al Amir Rashid
Amman 11831
Jordan

School website

The festival starts at 9:00am on Thursday 19th November 2020.
The festival finishes at 5:00pm on Saturday 21st November 2020.

Event coordinator
Sophie Galton

For participants
Registration opens on 10th September 2020.
Registration closes on 24th September 2020.

Please note
All information required in the registration forms should be collected before 10th September 2020.
Travel information is required as part of the registration process. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window opens.
Participants should arrive in time to be at the school for 4:00pm on Wednesday 18th November 2020.
Participants should not plan to leave the school until after 5:00pm on Saturday 21st November 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.

Local schools will attend from Thursday morning.

For artists
Artists need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Tuesday 17th November 2020.
Artists should not plan to leave the school until after 5:30pm on Saturday 21st November 2020.
The Rep should arrive by evening on 16th November 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 24th September 2020.

Finances


Students
Registration fees
Member schools – GBP £216.
Host school – GBP £165 for the first 20, thereafter GBP £216.
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.

Surcharges
Airport transfers – GBP £10.
Excursion – GBP £10.

Accommodation costs
GBP £TBC per student per night based on shared accommodation; GBP £TBC for xxx nights.

Total cost per student
Local member schools – GBP £226.
Non-local member schools – GBP £236 plus accommodation.
Host school – GBP £175 for the first 20, thereafter GBP £226.

Teachers/chaperones
Registration fees
Member schools – GBP £50.
Non-member schools – GBP £102.

Surcharges
ISTA t-shirt (optional) – GBP £12.
Airport transfers – GBP £10.
Excursion – GBP £10.

Accommodation costs
GBP £TBC per teacher per night based on single room accommodation; GBP £TBC for xxx nights.

Total cost per teacher/chaperone
Local member schools – GBP £72.
Non-local member schools – GBP £82 plus accommodation.
Local non-member schools – GBP £124.
Non-local non-member schools – GBP £134 plus accommodation.
Host school – GBP £72.

Please note
All registration fees and surcharges will be invoiced once the registration window has closed.
A non refundable, non-transferable deposit will be sent with the booking confirmation; this amount will be deducted from your final invoice.
The deposit will be as follows:
For bookings of 1 – 10 students GBP £500.
For bookings of 11 – 15 students GBP £750.
For bookings of 16 or more students GBP £1,000.
Please refer to our event terms and conditions for details of late registration/cancellation fees.

Travel and visas


All participants will fly into Amman.

For participants
Participants are responsible for booking their own travel and securing visas for the event.

For artists
Artists are responsible for booking their own flights and will work with the EC to provide all information in a timely manner.
Artist teams are launched 12 weeks prior to the event and all flights must be booked 10 weeks prior to the event.
Artists are also responsible for ensuring they have the correct visa.

Accommodation


ISTA will book a hotel for all participants and ISTA artists close to the school.

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 18th November 2020.
We work on a costing of GBP £90 per person per night for adults; including breakfast.
Hotel costs will be confirmed by the end of May 2020.

For students
Students will stay in shared rooms at the designated hotel.
Shared rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 18th November 2020.
Where possible students will be placed in rooms with peers from the same school.
Hotel costs will be confirmed by the end of May 2020.

Schools will be invoiced at the time of registration for all accommodation costs.

For local participants
No accommodation will be booked for local schools.
Participants are responsible for organising their own daily travel.
Breakfasts will not be provided.

For artists
Single rooms will be booked for artists for 4 nights from 17th November 2020.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep on 16th November 2020.
Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay.

Meals


For participants
Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.
Lunches will be provided daily.
Evening meals will be provided at the host school.

If a social meal is to be part of the festival schedule for teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists this is costed at approximately GBP £30 per person.

For artists
All meals are provided by the host school.

Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Thursday 19 November at 09:00
Finishes on Saturday 21 November at 17:00 .

Venue

American Community School, Amman
Dahiet Al Amir Rashid
Abdel Rahman Khalifa Street
11831  Amman
Jordan

Participants

• American Community School Amman
• American International School Dhaka
• Cranleigh Abu Dhabi
• International Academy Amman
• Khartoum International School