ISTA presents...

Madrid MS festival

October 31 - November 3, 2019

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Travel & Visas

Arrivals and departures for visiting schools
If arriving by plane all participants will arrive at Aeropuerto de Madrid – Barajas Adolfo Suárez (Madrid Airport)
Once through the baggage claims area in the airport, all visiting schools will be met by a host school representative holding a sign that says ‘ISTA Festival’. You will then be taken to the school by private buses. The travel time to school is 20 minutes.

Visiting schools will be taken back to the airport by school bus.

Arrivals and departures for ISTA artists
Artists will be met at the airport or train station by a host holding a sign that says ‘ISTA Festival’. You will then be taken to the hotel by private car or minibus.

Artists will be taken back to the airport by bus or private car.

Daily transport for visiting students
Students will travel to school daily with their hosts in private cars or by school bus.

Daily transport for visiting teacher and ISTA artists
Ista artists and visiting teachers will travel in by private bus daily.

Transport for the cultural excursion
School buses will be used to travel to and from the cultural excursion. The journey time one way is 30 minutes.

Meals

Meals Visiting Students Visiting teachers ISTA artists
Wednesday dinner
Thursday breakfast Hotel
Thursday lunch N/A N/A School
Thursday dinner School School School
Friday breakfast Host families Hotel Hotel
Friday packed lunch (for cultural excursion) Provided by host families Provided by school Provided by school
Friday dinner School School School
Saturday breakfast Host families Hotel Hotel
Saturday lunch School School School
Saturday dinner Host families Social meal Social meal
Sunday breakfast Host families Hotel Hotel

 

Social meal for visiting teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists

Tablao Villa Rosa.

Plaza de Sta.
Ana, 15,
28012 Madrid,
Spain

Visiting teachers will need 30 Euros in cash  to pay to the Rep on arrival. Please note alcohol is not included in the meal cost. 

 

 


Artistic information


Title
Beyond the frame

At this festival we will explore…
… how the identity of a nation is reflected in its artwork and historical sites.

Exploration
The Prado Museum and adjoining historic royal gardens El Retiro.

Frame
Artistic, cultural, historic.

Important Information

Festival dates
31st October to 3rd November 2019.

Festival address
Colegio Internacional SEK Ciudalcampo
Paseo de las Perdices
San Sebastián de los Reyes
28707 Madrid
Spain

School website

The festival starts at:
4:00pm on Thursday 31st October 2019.

The festival finishes at:
12:30pm on Sunday 3rd November 2019.

Event coordinator
Sophie Galton

sophie@ista.co.uk

For schools
Registration opens on 12th September 2019.
Registration closes on 26th September 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 12th September 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 in time to be at the festival venue for the 4:00pm start on Thursday 31st October 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 12:30pm on Sunday 3rd November 2019.
Please arrange travel accordingly.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Wednesday 30th October 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 1:00pm on Sunday 3rd November 2019.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Tuesday 29th October 2019.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 22nd August 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.

Accommodation

All teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists will stay at the following hotel;

Hotel Uve Alcobendas
Bulevar de Salvador Allende,
10, 28108 Alcobendas,
Madrid,
Spain

Hotel website

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms have been booked and paid for at the hotel for 3 nights from 31st October 2019.
The room rate is Euro’s 193.00 for 3 nights, including breakfast.
Jo will invoice you before you travel. Please contact your event coordinator to arrange this payment if you have not already settled your invoice.

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 31st October 2019.

For artists
Single rooms have been booked for you for 4 nights from 30th October 2019.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 29th October 2019.
You will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during your stay.


Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Thursday 31 October at 16:00
Finishes on Sunday 03 November at 12:30 .

Venue

Colegio Internacional SEK Ciudalcampo, 2. San Sebastián de los Reyes. 28707 Madrid, Spain

Participants

• ACS Hillingdon International School
• Alexander Pushkin School
• Colegio Internacional SEK Ciudalcampo
• Dresden Internation School
• Enka Okullari (Nat/Int)
• FMV Ayazaga Isik Schools (Nat, some international)
• Frankfurt International School
• International School of Prague
• Ozel Uskudar SEV

Artists

• Aileen Gonsalves
• Anthony Cunningham
• Chilla Tamas
• Claudia Kennedy
• Julia Roberts
• Laurie Neall
• Sydney Smith