ArtsFest Spain School Performing Arts trips
Continuing the success of our flagship Artsfest, join us in Spain for our next ArtsFest – a Performing Arts Extravaganza!
The fun-filled ArtsFest itinerary includes:
- Professional creative workshop sessions by experienced tutors
- Rehearsal Space
- The chance to visit nearby attractions
- Entrance into the Activ4 ArtsFest Showcase
- Full board 4* accommodation with pool
- A comprehensive program of evening entertainment, including a disco and karaoke evening!
ArtsFest, Activ4’s flagship Performing Arts festival saw schools, theatre and arts groups from all over Europe competed for the coveted Activ4Arts cup in an explosion of talent, passion and creativity!
The competition runs alongside Activ4’s well-established “SportsFest” tournament, which has ran successfully for over 10 years – so you are in safe hands!
Participants enjoy multiple studio sessions and workshops, the opportunity to explore Barcelona, and entry into a final showcase where groups go head to head with their original acts in front of a panel of professional judges with the opportunity to perform a 15-20 minute pre- prepared piece on Platja D’Aro’s main stage. Groups can enter a dance, music, drama or combined piece of any style with performers aged 6-18 and the winner will be awarded the Activ4arts cup on the same night!
The location, the atmosphere and the excitement of Artsfest make it an incredibly memorable experience for both students and teachers.
Here at Activ4, we pride ourselves on offering the best-value experiences. Groups travel with us year after year because of the packed itineraries, happy party leaders and support and level of organisation by the Activ4 team.
Not only do our groups get to compete against each other, ArtsFest is the perfect opportunity to socialise and share ideas with the other international Performing Arts groups!
The action-packed evening entertainment program includes a disco and karaoke – the ideal place for your students to put your dancing and singing skills to the test in a relaxed setting! Did somebody say dance-off?!
ArtsFest Spain School Performing Arts trips
- Duration: 7 days (2020 dates: 4th-10th April)
- Board: Full board
- Passengers: 44
- Free Staff Places: 5 free staff
Caleta Palace hotel, Aparthotel Sant Jordi 3* or Platja Park
Excursions & Inclusions
Where it’s held
Based in Spain, a short stroll from the beach in the upscale Spanish resort of Platja d’Aro on the Mediterranean coast just north of Barcelona, this is a very safe and attractive town that combines performance, culture and leisure in a natural setting. The tree lined promenade has lots of sophisticated shops restaurants and bars which makes it one of the most popular resorts on the Costa Brava.
Centered on a lovely seafront with impressive beaches and idyllic bays, School groups have been coming to the resort for over twenty years which is a real testament to how much it has to offer. The ease of access to the excellent local facilities and the opportunity for excursions to water parks, theme parks, Barcelona and its vibrant performance culture make this an ideal destination for school Performing Arts tours!
Sample Itinerary for ArtsFest Spain School Performing Arts trips
Day 1 Depart UK, Arrive in Platja D’aro
You will depart from a UK airport bound for Spain. On arrival at the airport you will be greeted by an Activ4 School Tours Representative and transferred to the Platja Park hotel. As with all areas of Activ4 School Tours programmes, evening entertainments will be carefully planned and the first day you could round off the day with a walk into town.
Day 2 Workshops, Bowling
Your group will be looked after by performing arts professionals who will run unique workshops. Your first session will commence this morning followed by lunch. The afternoon will bring your group’s second creative workshop devised by our talented tutors. This evening you will enjoy a game of Ten-Pin bowling at ‘D’Aro Bowling alley’.
Day 3 Excursion Day to Barcelona
The bustling cosmopolitan city of Barcelona is the Catalonian capital and has something for everyone. Your group can opt to take a backstage Theatre tour of the Liceu! You can marvel at the magnificent Sagrada Família and the beautiful architecture designed by Antoni Gaudí himself. You will finish your time in Barcelona by heading to Las Ramblas for some shopping time.
Day 4 Rehearsal Time, Showcase
It’s back to work this morning where you will have the opportunity to rehearse onstage. Then it’s time for the ARTFEST SHOWCASE. After a short tech run the competition will begin. As it’s the final night what better way to round off your tour than with a Disco hosted by the Activ4 School Tours team.
Day 5 Departure Day
Unfortunately all good things come to an end and today you return to the UK. After breakfast it’s time to check out and head to the airport for the return flight home. The tour officially ends when you get back to the UK, but with a trip this great we are sure that it will live long in the memory…