ISTA presents...

Windhoek MS festival

March 27 - March 29, 2020

Artistic information


While Windhoek International School will be producing the festival, the event will take place at the splendid Midgard Country Estate.

Title
The wild within and the wild without

At this festival we will explore…
…where wild things live, what it means to be wild and how this relates to our identity and to the way we act.

Exploration
The African bush.

Frame
Environmental, personal, conceptual.

Important Information

Festival dates
27th – 29th March 2020

Festival address
Windhoek International School
Scheppmann Street
Pioneers Park
Ext. 1
Windhoek
Namibia

Festival website
www.wis.edu.na

The festival starts at:
9:00am on Friday 27th March 2020.

The festival finishes at:
5:00pm on Sunday 29th March 2020.

Event coordinator
TBC

For schools
Registration opens on 24th January 2020.
Registration closes on 7th February 2020.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 24th January 2020.
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 into Windhoek by evening on Thursday 26th March 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:30pm on Sunday 29th March 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Local schools will attend from Friday morning onwards.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Wednesday 25th March 2020.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 5:30pm on Sunday 20th March 2020.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Tuesday 24th March 2020.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 17th January 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.

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

Accommodation costs
GBP £TBC per teacher per night based on single room accommodation; GBP £TBC for four 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:

  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.

Travel & Visas

All participants will fly into Windhoek.

For schools
You are responsible for booking your own travel and securing visas for the festival.

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


Accommodation

All participants and ISTA artists will stay in accommodation at the Midgard Country Estate.

For teachers/chaperones
Single rooms will be be booked for 3 nights from Thursday 26th March 2020.
Hotel costs will be confirmed by the end of May 2019.

For students
Students will stay in shared rooms at the designated hotel.
Shared rooms will be be booked for 3 nights from 26th March 2020.
Where possible students will be placed in rooms with peers from the same school.
Hotel costs will be confirmed by the end of May 2019.
Schools will be invoiced at the time of registration for all accommodation costs.

For artists
Single rooms will be booked for you for 4 nights from 25th March 2020.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 24th March 2020.
You will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during your stay.


Meals

For schools
All meals will be provided.

For artists
All meals will be provided.


Download & Forms

Please find below the relevant documentation for you to download:

Dates

Starts on Friday 27 March at 09:00
Finishes on Sunday 29 March at 17:00 .

Venue

Scheppmann Street, Pioneers Park, Ext. 1, Windhoek, Namibia

Participants

• Windhoek International School