ISTA presents...

Terezin HS festival

March 15 - March 17, 2019


What remains?

Starting Point

What the markers and traces of absence and loss that remain on this holocaust memorial site invite us to remember and how we too become carriers of memory ourselves.

Out & About

Site specific


Philosophical, historical, personal

ISTA Event Coordinator



Parkhotel Terezin
Máchova 163
411 55 Terezín
Czech Republic

Tel: +420 727 979 969

Host website

Important Information

The festival starts at 9:00am on Friday 15th March 2019 and finishes at 10:00pm on Sunday 17th March 2019.

Visiting schools
Registration opens 11th January 2019.
Registration closes 25th January 2019.
Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected prior to 11th January 2019.
Travel information is required as part of the registration process. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window closes.
All schools will need to arrive into Prague before 4:00pm on Thursday 14th March 2019 and may leave the school after the close at 5:00pm on Sunday 17th March 2019.

ISTA artists
ISTA artists will need to arrive into Prague by 4:00pm on Wednesday 13th March 2019 in time for an evening meal and may leave Terezin on Monday morning. Please arrange flights accordingly.
The ISTA Rep will arrive into Prague by Tuesday evening 12th March 2019 to spend Wednesday in Terezin on pre-planning.
Artist travel information is required by 25th January 2019.


Registration fees
GBP £206 per student – member schools.
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.
GBP £25 airport transfers.
GBP £10 out and about.
GBP £TBC accommodation and all meals (shared rooms for four nights).

Total per student
GBP £241 members, plus accommodation TBC by the end of May 2018.

GBP £97 – visiting non-member registration fee.
GBP £25 airport transfers.
GBP £10 out and about.
GBP £TBC accommodation and all meals (single rooms for four nights).
GBP £12 ISTA t-shirt (optional).

Total per teacher/chaperone
GBP £47 members.
GBP £144 non-members.
Plus accommodation TBC by the end of May 2018.

Please note:
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 participants should fly into Prague International Airport or arrive into Praha Hlavní Nádraží (main) train station.
Visiting schools
All schools are responsible for booking their own travel and visas for the festival.

ISTA artists
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 the Czech Republic.


ISTA will book a central hotel for all participants, in Terezin.

Visiting schools
Participants will be booked into the hotel for 4 nights from the 14th March 2019.
We work on a price range of approximately GBP£95 per person per night, including breakfast.
ISTA will invoice schools for all accommodation costs at the time of registration.

Students will stay in shared rooms at the designated hotel.
Where possible students will be placed in rooms with peers from their own school.
Costs for student accommodation will be confirmed by the end of May.

ISTA artists
Single rooms will be booked for ISTA artists for 5 nights from the 13th March 2019.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 12th March 2019.
Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay at the hotel.


Visiting schools
All meals will be provided for all participants from arrival into Terezin on Thursday evening, including breakfast on Monday morning.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner provided for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Including additional meals.

ISTA artists
All meals will be provided.

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:


Starts on Friday 15 March at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 17 March at 17:00 .



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