ISTA presents...

Bangkok HS festival

March 26 - March 28, 2020

Artistic information


Title
Becoming place

At this festival we will explore…
… all the factors that transform space into place with its own identity, characteristics and atmosphere.

Inspiration
A visit to Soi Pridi Banomyong.

Frame
Architectural, environmental, conceptual.

Important Information

Festival dates
26th – 28th March 2020

Festival address
St Andrews International School Bangkok
High School
1020 Sukhumvit Road
Khlong Toei
Phra Khanong
Bangkok 10110
Thailand

School website
www.nordangliaeducation.com/our-schools/bangkok

The festival starts at:
9:00am on Thursday 26th March 2020.

The festival finishes at:
5:00pm on Saturday 28th March 2020.

Event coordinator
Keriann O’Rourke
keriann@ista.co.uk

For schools
Registration opens on 16th January 2020.
Registration closes on 30th January 2020.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 16th January 2020.
Travel information is required as part of the registration process. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window opens.
You should arrive the evening before the festival begins, so evening on Wednesday 25th March 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:00pm on Saturday 28th March 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Local schools will attend from morning on 26th March 2020.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Tuesday 24th March 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:30pm on Saturday 28th March 2020.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Monday 23rd January 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 16th January 2020.


Finances

Students

Registration fees
Students from member schools – GBP £216
Students from host school – GBP £165 for the first 25, thereafter GBP £216
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.

Surcharges
Airport transfers – GBP £10
Excursion – GBP £10
Daily transport between the hotel and the school – GBP £10
Accommodation costs
GBP £30 per student per night based on shared accommodation; GBP £90 for three nights.

Total cost per student
Local member schools – GBP £226
Non-local member schools – GBP £336
Host school – GBP £175 for the first 25, 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
Daily transport between the hotel and the school – GBP £10

Accommodation costs
GBP £55 per teacher per night based on single room accommodation; GBP £165 for three nights.

Total cost per teacher/chaperone
Local member schools – GBP £72
Non-local member schools – GBP £247
Local non-member schools – GBP £124
Non-local non-member schools – GBP £299
Host school – GBP £72

Please note:

  1. A GBP £500 non refundable, non transferable deposit will be invoiced upon booking.
  2. A GBP £500 cancellation fee will be invoiced to any school cancelling within 12 weeks from the start of the festival, in addition to the deposit withheld.
  3. A GBP £150 late registration fee per school booking will be invoiced to schools if the registrations are received after the registration window has closed.
  4. All invoices are payable within 28 days of receipt. If not, places cannot be guaranteed at the festival.

Travel & Visas

All participants will fly into either New Bangkok International Airport – Suvarnabhumi (BKK) or Don Mueang Airport (DMK).

For schools
You are responsible for booking your own travel and securing visas for the festival.

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


Accommodation

ISTA will book all participants and ISTA artists into the following hotel:

ibis Styles Bangkok Sukhumvit Phra Khanong
1122 Sukhumvit Road
Phra Khanong Khlong Toei
10110
Bangkok
Thailand

Hotel website
www.accorhotels.com

For schools

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 25th March 2020.

For students
Students will stay in shared rooms at the designated hotel.
Shared rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 25th March 2020.
Where possible students will be placed in rooms with peers from the same school.
Schools will be invoiced at the time of registration for all accommodation costs.

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

For artists
Single rooms will be booked for you for 4 nights from 24th March 2020.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 23rd March 2020.
You will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during your stay.


Meals

Visiting students Visiting teachers ISTA artists
Thursday breakfast At hotel; at home for local students At hotel; at home for local teachers At hotel
Thursday lunch
(during cultural excursion)
Packed lunch on location Packed lunch on location Packed lunch on location
Thursday dinner At school At school At school
Friday breakfast At hotel; at home for local students At hotel; at home for local teachers At hotel
Friday lunch At school At school At school
Friday dinner At school At school At school
Saturday breakfast At hotel; at home for local students At hotel; at home for local teachers At hotel
Saturday lunch At school At school At school

Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Thursday 26 March at 09:00
Finishes on Saturday 28 March at 17:00 .

Venue

St Andrews International School Bangkok
High School
1020 Sukhumvit Road
Khlong Toei
Phra Khanong
Bangkok 10110
Thailand

Participants

• Citic Lake Bilingual International School
• International School of Phnom Penh
• Keystone Academy
• Northbridge International School
• Qingdao Amerasia International School
• Ruamrudee International School
• Shrewsbury International School Bangkok
• St Andrew’s International School, Bangkok
• Victoria Shanghai Academy