ISTA presents...

Shanghai (1) MS festival

November 1 - November 3, 2019

Artistic information

Title
The architecture of dreams

At this festival we will explore…
… how cultural identity is communicated through architecture and the effect our built surroundings have on our own identity.

Exploration
Exploration of the Yu Gardens and The Bund area.

Frame
Architectural, environmental, personal.


 

Important Information

Festival dates
1st – 3rd November 2019.

Festival address
The Western International School of Shanghai (WISS)
555 Lianmin Road
Qingpu Qu
Shanghai Shi
People’s Republic of China

School website
www.wiss.cn

The festival starts at:
9:00am on Friday 1st November 2019.

The festival finishes at:
5:00pm on Sunday 3rd November 2019.

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

For schools
Registration opens on 23rd August 2019.
Registration closes on 13th September 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 23rd August 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 for evening on Thursday 31st October 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:00pm on Sunday 3rd November 2019.
(There will be no scheduled activities on the 31st October 2019 but all school groups will be required to check into the hotel the night before the festival starts).
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Local schools will attend from morning Friday 1st November 2019 onwards.

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 5:00pm 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 23rd 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.
Daily transport (for hotel stay students only) – GBP £10.

Accommodation costs
GBP £47 per student per night based on shared accommodation; GBP £141 for three nights.

Total cost per student
Local member schools – GBP £226.
Non-local member schools – GBP £377.
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.

Accommodation costs
GBP £77 per teacher per night based on single room accommodation; GBP £231 for three nights.

Total cost per teacher/chaperone
Local member schools – GBP £72.
Non-local member schools – GBP £313.
Local non-member schools – GBP £124.
Non-local non-member schools – GBP £365.
Host school – GBP £72.

Please note:

A GBP £500 non refundable, non transferable deposit will be invoiced upon booking.
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.
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.
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 Shanghai Pudong International Airport (PVG) or Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA).

For schools
You are responsible for booking your own travel and securing visas for the festival. It is anticipated that most visitors will require a visa. It is important to check all visa requirements and application processing time through your embassy. Please make any requests for official invitation letters to your Event Coordinator in advance.

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. It is important to check all visa requirements and application processing time through your embassy. Please make any requests for official invitation letters to your Event Coordinator in advance.


Accommodation

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

Holiday Inn Shanghai Hongqiao West
2000 Huqingping Road
Qingpu District
Shanghai
201702
People’s Republic of China

Hotel website
www.holidayinn.com.cn

For schools

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 31st October 2019.

For students
Students will stay in shared rooms at the designated hotel.
Shared rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 31st October 2019.
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 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.


Meals

For schools
Breakfast will be provided at the hotel.
Lunches will be provided daily at the host school.
Evening meals will be provided at the host school on Friday and Saturday; but not Thursday or Sunday.

For artists
All meals are provided.


Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Friday 01 November at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 03 November at 17:00 .

Venue

Western International School of Shanghai
555 Lianmin Road
Qingpu Qu
Shanghai Shi
People’s Republic of China

Participants

• American International School Dhaka
• Chadwick International School
• Dulwich International School Beijing
• Nishimachi International School
• Uptown School, Dubai
• Western International School of Shanghai
• Yew Chung International School of Beijing
• Yew Chung International School of Shanghai – Pudong