ISTA presents...

Hong Kong MS festival

February 15 - February 17, 2020

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Artistic information

Title
Wavelength

At this festival we will explore…
… Hong Kong’s special relationship with the sea, as seen through its growth and change, the lifestyle of its people and their close attachment to Tin Hau and Kwun Yam, both goddesses with strong ties to the sea.

Exploration
Hong Kong viewed from the water. To take a junk boat trip from Aberdeen around Hong Kong Island, through Victoria Harbour.

Frame
Cultural, environmental, historical.


 

Important Information

Festival dates
15th – 17th February 2019

Festival address
Hong Kong International School
1 Red Hill Road
Tai Tam
Hong Kong

School website
www.hkis.edu.hk

The festival starts at:
9:00am on Saturday 15th February 2020.

The festival finishes at:
5:00pm on Monday 17th February 2020.

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

For schools
Registration opens on 7th December 2019.
Registration closes on 21st December 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 7th December 2019.
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 into Hong Kong by 3:00pm on Friday 14th February 2020. Ideally to arrive onto campus between 3:00-6:00pm on that day.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:00pm on Monday 17th February 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Local schools will attend from Saturday morning onwards.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Thursday 13th February 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:30pm on Monday 17th February 2020.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Wednesday 12th February 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 7th December 2019.


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.

Total cost per student
Local member schools – GBP £226.
Non-local member schools – GBP £236.
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.

Total cost per teacher/chaperone
Local member schools – GBP £72.
Non-local member schools – GBP £82.
Local non-member schools – GBP £124.
Non-local non-member schools – GBP £134.
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 Hong Kong International Airport.

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 a hotel for teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists close to the school.

For schools

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 14th February 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 2019.
Teachers/chaperones will be responsible for paying for rooms on arrival. We can make provision for schools to pay hotel bills ahead of time.

For students
Students will stay with families from the host school community; there is no additional cost for this.
Housing for students will be provided for 3 nights from 14th February 2020.

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 13th February 2020.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on Wednesday 12th February 2020.
You will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during your stay.


Meals

For schools
Breakfast will be provided at the hotel or with host families.
Lunches will be provided daily.
Evening meals are provided either at the host school or with host families. No evening meal provided Monday.
One evening meal for teachers/chaperones will be the social meal. 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 Saturday 15 February at 09:00
Finishes on Monday 17 February at 17:00 .

Venue

Hong Kong International School
1 Red Hill Road
Tai Tam
Hong Kong

Participants

• American International School of Guangzhou
• Hong Kong International School
• International School of Kuala Lumpur
• Kellett School
• King George V School
• Shanghai American School, Pudong
• Taipei American School