ISTA presents...

Stuttgart HS festival

December 5 - December 8, 2019

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Travel & Visas

Arrivals and departures for visiting schools
All schools will arrive into Stuttgart Flughafen airport. All visiting schools will be met by a school representative and taken to the school by private bus or accompanied on public transport to the school. Any travel tickets needed will be provided by the host school prior to using public transport. Schools will be informed of travel before their arrival. At the school, all visiting students will be met by student ambassadors and taken to the registration area.

Visiting schools will be taken back to the airport in accordance to their departure times.

For artists
Ista artists will be met at the airport by a school representative and will be taken to the hotel. A taxi may be arranged to collect some artists from the airport. Information will be sent to artists before their arrival.

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, walking or by school bus.

Daily transport for visiting teacher and ISTA artists
Artists and visiting teachers will travel into school daily using public transport. The ISTA rep and host will take you through the journey. The public bus stop is nearby the hotel and the bus journey to the school is 7 minutes. Travel tickets will be issued to you on arrival and the travel card will be for the duration of the festival.

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

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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 lunch (for cultural excursion) Lunch at the Christmas market Lunch at the Christmas market Lunch at the Christmas market
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

Sophies Brauhaus Stuttgart

Marienstraße 28,
70178
Stuttgart

Meals cost around 30 Euros. Visiting teachers can pay for their meal at the restaurant on the night.

 

Artistic information


Title
The market of us

At this festival we will explore…
… how ancient traditions and gatherings are used to bring different people together and provide a collective identity through celebration.

Inspiration
The historical Christmas market Esslingen and its many events and stories.

Frame
Cultural, historical, community.

Important Information

Festival dates
5th – 8th December 2019

Festival address
International School Stuttgart
Sigmaringer Strasse 257
70597 Stuttgart
Germany

School website

The festival starts at:
4:00pm on Thursday 5th December 2019.

The festival finishes at:
12:30pm on Sunday 8th December 2019.

Event coordinator
Sophie Galton

sophie@ista.co.uk

For schools
Registration opens on 3rd October 2019.
Registration closes on 17th October 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 3rd October 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 4:00pm on Thursday 5th December 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 12:30pm on Sunday 8th December 2019.
Please arrange travel accordingly.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Wednesday 4th December 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 1:00pm on Sunday 8th December 2019.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Tuesday 3rd December 2019.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 26th September 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

Dormero Hotel Stuttgart
Lieninger Str. 100,
70567 Stuttgart,
Germany
Tel +49 711 7210

Hotel website 

For schools

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms have been booked for 3 nights from 5th December 2019.
A single hotel room will cost approximately 70 Euro’s per person per night for an adult; including breakfast.
Teachers/chaperones will be responsible for paying for rooms on arrival. We can make provision for schools to pay hotel bills ahead of time.

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 5th December 2019.

For artists
Single rooms will be booked for you for 4 nights from 4th December 2019.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 3rd December 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 05 December at 16:00
Finishes on Sunday 08 December at 12:30 .

Venue

Sigmaringer Str. 257, 70597 Stuttgart, Germany

Participants

• Alexander Pushkin School
• Aloha College
• American Community School Amman
• American School of Paris
• International School of Stuttgart
• JFK School, Berlin
• Verdala International School

Artists

• Anna Andresen
• Ben Vardy
• Christina Fulcher
• Debra Kidd
• Emily Jane Grant
• Sita Verma