ISTA presents...

Zug and Luzern HS festival

November 14 - November 17, 2019

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Artistic information


Title
The mirror up to nature

At this festival we will explore…
… the ever changing identity of the natural environment through time, how it relates to and reflects our ever changing identities and the different people we see when we look into the mirror.

Inspiration
Glacier Garden, Luzern and the mirror maze, a room of 90 mirrors created in 1896.

Frame
Environmental, artistic, personal.

Important Information

Festival dates
14th – 17th November 2019

Festival address
International School of Zug and Luzern
Rothusstrasse 4b
6331 Huenenberg
Zug
Switzerland

School website

The festival starts at:
4:00pm on Thursday 14th November 2019.

The festival finishes at:
12:30pm on Sunday 17th November 2019.

Event coordinator
Helen Abbott

helen@ista.co.uk

For schools
Registration opens on 12th September 2019.
Registration closes on 26th September 2019.

Please note:
We advise that you have your group confirmed and all information collected by 12th September 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 the 4:00pm start on Thursday 14th November 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 12:30pm on Sunday 17th November 2019.
Please arrange travel accordingly.

For artists
You need to arrive in time for an evening meal on Wednesday 13th November 2019.
You should not plan to leave the festival venue until after 1:00pm on Sunday 17th November 2019.
The Rep should arrive by evening on Tuesday 12th November 2019.
Please arrange travel accordingly.
Travel information is due by 5th 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.


Travel & Visas

All participants will fly into Zurich International Airport or get the train to the following stations – Cham Bahnhof, Zug Bahnhof or Rotkreuz Bahnhof.

The journey from the airport to the school will take approximately 45 minutes by school bus or 1 hour 30 minutes by train and bus and from the train stations between 5 to 20 minutes by school bus.

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

Depending on the time of arrival, all schools will be met by a representative from the host school at the airport or train station and taken to the school either using public transport or by school bus.

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 teachers/chaperones and ISTA artists will stay at the following hotel:

SwissEver Hotel Zug
CH – Brunnmatt 6
6330 Cham
Switzerland

Tel: + 41 41 525 41 41
Hotel website

The hotel has free Wifi
The room rate is CHF 145 per person per night plus CHF 20 for breakfast.
City tax is CHF 1 per person per night.
The journey from the hotel to the school is approximately 10 minutes by school bus.

For schools

For teachers/chaperones
Visiting teachers/chaperones will be booked into the hotel for the nights of the 14th, 15th and 16th November 2019.
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 14th November 2019.

For local participants
No accommodation will be booked for local schools.
You are responsible for organising your own daily travel.
Breakfasts will not be provided.

For artists
Single rooms will be booked for you for 4 nights from 13th November 2019.
An additional night will be booked for the Rep who will arrive on the 12th November 2019.
You will be responsible for any miscellaneous costs during your stay.


Meals

For schools
Breakfast will be provided at the hotel or with host families.
Lunches will be provided daily (no lunch provided Sunday).
Evening meals are 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 14 November at 16:00
Finishes on Sunday 17 November at 12:30 .

Venue

International School of Zug and Luzern
Rothusstrasse 4b
6331 Huenenberg
Zug
Switzerland

School website

Participants

• Bavarian International School
• Eyuboglu High School (Nat)
• Gelisim Schools
• International School Dusseldorf
• International School of Ulm/Neu-Ulm
• International School of Zug and Luzern
• Marymount International School London
• Nansha College Preparatory Academy
• Wiesbaden High School

Artists

• Alessandra Fel
• Chris Salisbury
• Desta Haile
• Elizabeth Hunt Lucarini
• Emily Jane Grant
• Pete Benson
• Sacha Kyle