ISTA presents...

Warsaw HS festival

January 28 - January 31, 2021

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Artistic information


Title
Collective lines, connected lives

At this festival we will explore…
… how cultures thrive through connection, collaboration and a collective ideology.

Inspiration
The Warsaw Rising Museum (subject to change).

Frame
Cultural, community, conceptual.

Important information


School address
American School of Warsaw
Bielawa, ul
Warsaw 202
05-520 Konstancin-Jeziorna
Poland

School website

The festival starts at 4:00pm on Thursday 28th January 2021.
The festival finishes at 12:30pm on Sunday 31st January 2021.

Event coordinator
Sophie Galton

For participants
Registration opens on 22nd October 2020.
Registration closes on 5th November 2020.

Please note
All information required in the registration forms should be collected before 22nd October 2020.
Travel information is required as part of the registration process. Please have travel details confirmed by the time the registration window opens.
Participants should arrive in time to be at the school for the 4:00pm start on Thursday 28th January 2021.
Participants should not plan to leave the school until after 12:30pm on Sunday 31st January 2021.
Please arrange travel accordingly.

For artists
Artists need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Wednesday 27th January 2021.
Artists should not plan to leave the school until after 1:00pm on Sunday 31st January 2021.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Tuesday 26th January 2021.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 19th November 2020.

Finances


Students
Registration fees
Member schools – GBP £216.
Host school – GBP £165 for the first 20, thereafter GBP £216.
This includes the cost of an ISTA t-shirt.

Surcharges
Airport transfers – GBP £10.
Excursion – GBP £10.

Accommodation costs
GBP £TBC per student per night based on shared accommodation; GBP £TBC for xxx nights.

Total cost per student
Local member schools – GBP £226.
Non-local member schools – GBP £236 plus accommodation.
Host school – GBP £175 for the first 20, 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 £TBC per teacher per night based on single room accommodation; GBP £TBC for xxx nights.

Total cost per teacher/chaperone
Local member schools – GBP £72.
Non-local member schools – GBP £82 plus accommodation.
Local non-member schools – GBP £124.
Non-local non-member schools – GBP £134 plus accommodation.
Host school – GBP £72.

Please note
All registration fees and surcharges will be invoiced once the registration window has closed.
A non refundable, non-transferable deposit will be sent with the booking confirmation; this amount will be deducted from your final invoice.
The deposit will be as follows:
For bookings of 1 – 10 students GBP £500.
For bookings of 11 – 15 students GBP £750.
For bookings of 16 or more students GBP £1,000.
Please refer to our event terms and conditions for details of late registration/cancellation fees.

Travel and visas


All participants will fly into Warsaw.

For participants
Participants are responsible for booking their own travel and securing visas for the event.

For artists
Artists are responsible for booking their own flights and will work with the EC to provide all information in a timely manner.
Artist teams are launched 12 weeks prior to the event and all flights must be booked 10 weeks prior to the event.
Artists are also responsible for ensuring they have the correct visa.

Accommodation


ISTA will book a hotel for teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists close to the school.

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be booked for 3 nights from 28th January 2021.
We work on a costing of GBP £90 per person per night for adults; including breakfast.
Hotel costs will be confirmed by the end of May 2020.
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 28th January 2021.

For artists
Single rooms will be booked for artists for 4 nights from 27th January 2021.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep on 26th January 2021.
Artists will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during their stay.

Meals


For participants
Breakfast will be provided at the hotel or with host families.
Lunches will be provided daily. Lunch on Sunday is not included.
Evening meals will be provided either at the host school or with host families.

One evening meal for teachers/chaperones will be the social meal. This is costed at approximately GBP £30 per person.

For artists
All meals are provided by the host school.

Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Thursday 28 January at 16:00
Finishes on Sunday 31 January at 12:30 .

Venue

American School of Warsaw
Bielawa, ul
Warsaw 202
05-520 Konstancin-Jeziorna
Poland

Participants

• Alexander Pushkin School
• American School of The Hague
• American School of Warsaw
• Anglo-American School of Moscow
• British International School Budapest
• International School of Belgrade
• International School of Brussels
• JFK School, Berlin
• Munich International School
• The KAUST School
• Walworth Barbour American International School Israel
• Wiesbaden High School