April 26 - April 28, 2019
The enchanted wood
At this festival we will explore the paths there are to take through enchanted woods and the adventures, fairy tale characters, forest creatures and landmarks we encounter depending on our choices.
Out & About
There is no out and about at this event.
Literary, Narrative, Conceptual
ISTA Event Coordinator
Nexus International School, Singapore
201 Ulu Pandan Rd
Tel: + 65 6536 6566
Host school website
The festival starts at 2:00pm on Friday 26th April 2019 and finishes at 12:30pm on Sunday 28th April 2019.
Information for visiting schools
Registration opens 22nd February 2019.
Registration closes 7th March 2019.
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected prior to 22nd February 2019. All schools should plan to be at NIS, Singapore for a 2:00pm start on Friday and should plan to leave the school no earlier than 12:30pm on the Sunday.
ISTA artists will need to arrive on Thursday 25th April 2019 in time for an evening meal and may leave NIS after 1:00pm on the Sunday. Please arrange flights accordingly.
The ISTA Rep will arrive into Singapore by Wednesday evening 24th April 2019 to spend Thursday with the host. Artist travel information is required by 7th March 2019.
GBP £180 per student – member schools.
GBP £138 per student – host school (first 25 students).
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.
Total per student
GBP £180 members, GBP £138 host.
GBP £50 – visiting member schools, towards catering etc.
GBP £89 – visiting non-member schools registration fee (includes lunches at school).
GBP £12 ISTA t-shirt (optional).
Total per teacher/chaperone
GBP £62 members.
GBP £101 non-members.
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 schools attending will be local to Singapore. It is the school’s responsibility to organise daily travel to and from NIS. Either using school buses and travelling as a group or organising parents to drop off and pick up. It is also the school’s responsibility to ensure that all children can take part in the festival fully.
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 Singapore.
Artists will take a taxi from the airport to the hotel and are asked to keep the receipts to submit to Jo.
There will be no accommodation needed for participants as all will travel daily.
ISTA artists will be booked into the following hotel:
YMCA One Orchard
1 Orchard Road
Tel: + 65 6336 6000
ISTA will book and pay for single room accommodations for the nights of 25th, 26th and 27th April 2019. An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 24th April 2019. Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay at the hotel.
Breakfast – for participants will be taken at home.
Lunch – participants are asked to eat lunch prior to the 2:00pm start. Lunch on Saturday will be provided.
Dinner – no dinners are provided as part of this festival.
All meals will be provided by the host school.
Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:
Starts on Friday 26 April
Finishes on Sunday 28 April at 12:30 .
Nexus International School Singapore
201 Ulu Pandan Rd
+65 6536 6566
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