ISTA presents...

Shanghai HS festival

January 17 - January 19, 2020

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Travel & Visas

Arrivals and departures for visiting schools
All overseas schools will met at the airport by a representative from the school and brought directly to the school by private buses. From Shanghai Hongqiao Airport the journey is 15 minutes, from Pudong International airport, the journey is 1.5 hours. All students and teachers will meet on campus on the day of departure and then will be taken to the airport in school buses.
Local students will need to be at the school for the opening of the festival on Friday 17th January at 8:00am

Arrivals and departures for ISTA artists
All ISTA artists will be met at the airport by a school driver at a designated meeting spot. The driver will drive the artist directly to the hotel. All ISTA artists are to ensure their travel information is submitted in time. After the festival all artists will be taken back to the airport by private car or bus. Those staying on after the festival ends need to make their own arrangements for travel back to the airport. Please keep receipts to be reimbursed by Jo.

Daily transportation for visiting students
Homestay students will be transported daily to and from the school by their host families. Local schools will make their own daily travel arrangements.

Daily transportation for teachers and ISTA artists
All overseas teachers and ISTA artists will be provided transportation to and from the hotel and school arranged by the host school. Local teachers are required to make their own daily travel arrangements.

Transport for the cultural excursion
Transportation to and from will be by public transport. Travel tickets will be purchased ahead of time and given to teachers and students for use of travel. The journey to the cultural excursion will take 40 minutes each way.

Meals

Visiting Students Visiting teachers ISTA artists
Wednesday dinner Restaurant near School
Thursday breakfast Taken at hotel
Thursday lunch Baker and Spice
Thursday dinner With host family. At home for local students Hosted by the HS Asst. Principal Hosted by the HS Asst. Principal
Friday breakfast With host families. At home for local students Taken at the hotel Taken at the hotel
Friday packed lunch (for cultural excursion) Packed Lunch provided by school Packed Lunch provided by school Packed Lunch provided by school
Friday dinner Meal at Bowling Alley for all participants Meal at Bowling Alley Nearby restaurant
Saturday breakfast With host family. At home for local students Taken at hotel Taken at hotel
Saturday lunch School cafeteria School cafeteria School cafeteria
Saturday dinner With host families. At home for local students Social Meal at Lost Heaven Social Meal at Lost Heaven
Sunday breakfast With host families. At home for local students Taken at hotel Taken at hotel
Sunday lunch Pizza Pizza Pizza

Social meal for visiting teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists
An evening meal will take place for visiting teachers and ISTA artists on Saturday 18th of January at Lost Heaven restaurant. The meal will cost £30.00 per person and money can paid at the meal.

Artistic information


Title
Nostalgia’s retreat

At this festival we will explore…
… nostalgia, the preservation of memory and its relationship to our identity and to the art we make.

Inspiration
Zhujhaijo Ancient Water Town. This is an ancient Chinese town known as the “Venice of Shanghai”.

Frame
Cultural, personal, conceptual.

Important Information

Festival dates
17th – 19th January 2020

Festival address
Shanghai American School Puxi
258 Jinfeng Road
Minhang
Shanghai
People’s Republic of China

School website
www.saschina.org

The festival starts at:
9:00am on Friday 17th January 2020.

The festival finishes at:
5:00pm on Sunday 19th January 2020.

Event coordinator
Sophie Galton

sophie@ista.co.uk

For schools
Registration opens on 15th November 2019.
Registration closes on 29th November 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 15th November 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 between 3:00-5:00pm on Thursday 16th January 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:00pm on Sunday 19th January 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Local schools will attend from morning on the 17th January 2020.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Wednesday 15th January 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:30pm on Sunday 19th January 2020.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Tuesday 14th January 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 8th November 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.

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:

Holiday Inn Shanghai West
Hu qing ping Hwy,
Qingpu Qu,
Shanghai Shi,
China,
201702
Telephone number: +86 21 3973 8888

Hotel Website

For schools

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms have been booked for 3 nights from 16th January 2020.
The room rate is £85.00 including breakfast and wifi. All schools have been sent an invoice from the hotel for their rooms and will need to contact the hotel to make a payment. Please contact your EC if you have any questions.

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 16th January 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 have been booked for you for 4 nights from 15th January 2020.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on 14th January 2020.
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 Friday 17 January at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 19 January at 17:00 .

Venue

258 Jinfeng Road, Minhang District, Shanghai, China 201107

Participants

• Canadian International School Hong Kong
• Discovery College
• Dulwich College Shanghai
• Kellett School
• Nanjing International School
• Shanghai American School – Puxi
• Shanghai American School, Pudong

Artists

• Jeff Redman
• Katie Meadows
• Nita Dewse
• Tom Schulz
• Will Kerley