ISTA presents...

Jakarta MS festival

April 5 - April 7, 2019

Sold Out

Please note: Although this event is now sold out, there are still spaces available for local schools who can travel daily. Please email to book.


Bayangan: out of the shadows

Starting Point

At this festival we will explore the multiple meanings of the Indonesian word Bayangan (shadow, imagination, vision, reflection) and what we might find hidden among the shadows of Indonesian performance art and culture/society.

Out & About

A visit to service-learning organisations and sharing creative drama activities with Jakarta street children and other underprivileged young people.


Community, cultural, personal

ISTA Event Coordinator



Jakarta Intercultural School
Jl. Terogong Raya 33, Cilandak
Jakarta Seletan 23140
Host school website

Important Information

This is a Connect festival.
The festival starts at 9:00am on Friday 5th April 2019 and finishes at 5:00pm on Sunday 7th April 2019.

Information for visiting schools
Registration opens 1st February 2019.
Registration closes 15th February 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected prior to 1st February 2019.
Travel information is required as part of the registration process. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window closes.
Schools should plan to take flights that arrive into Jakarta by 2:00pm on Thursday 4th April 2019. Schools may leave the host school after the close at 5:00pm on Sunday 7th April 2019.

ISTA artists
ISTA artists will need to arrive on Wednesday 3rd April 2019 in time for an evening meal and may leave JIS on Sunday after 5:30pm. Please arrange flights accordingly.
The ISTA Rep will arrive into Jakarta on Tuesday 2nd April to spend Wednesday with the host.
Artist travel information is required by 15th February 2019.


Registration fees
GBP £206 per student – member schools.
GBP £157.50 per student – host school (first 25 students).
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.

GBP £10 airport transfers.
GBP £10 out and about.

Total per student
GBP £226 members, GBP £167.50 host.

GBP £50 – visiting member schools, towards catering etc.
GBP £97 – visiting non-member schools registration fee (includes meals at school).
GBP £10 airport transfers.
GBP £10 out and about.
GBP £12 ISTA t-shirt (optional).

Total per teacher/chaperone
GBP £82 members.
GBP £129 non-members.

Please note:
1. A GBP £500 non-refundable, non-transferrable 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 overseas participants will fly into Jakarta.

Visiting schools
All schools are responsible for booking their own travel and visas for the festival.

ISTA artists
ISTA artists are responsible for booking their own flights to the festival and will use our travel agency for this. Artist teams will be activated 12 weeks prior to the festival and your EC will talk you through the process for booking flights at the time of activation.
Artists are also responsible for ensuring they have the necessary visa to enter Indonesia.


ISTA will book a hotel for visiting teachers and ISTA artists, close to the school.

Visiting schools

Single rooms will be booked for visiting teachers and chaperones for 3 nights from the 4th April 2019.
We work on a price range of approximately GBP£95 per person per night, including breakfast.
Visiting schools will be responsible for paying for rooms upon arrival. We can make provision for schools to pay hotel bills ahead of time.

Students will stay with host families.
There will be no charge for accommodation.
Housing will be offered for three nights from the 4th April 2019.

ISTA artists
Single rooms will be booked for ISTA artists for 4 nights from the 3rd April 2019.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 2nd April 2018.
Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay at the hotel.


Visiting schools
Breakfast – for visiting teachers at the hotel, for visiting students with host families.
Lunches daily provided by the host school.
Dinner provided on days 1 and 2 of the festival.

ISTA artists
All meals will be provided by the host school.

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:


Starts on Friday 05 April at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 07 April at 17:00 .


Jakarta Intercultural School
Jl. Terogong Raya 33, Cilandak
Jakarta Seletan 23140


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