Confirmation – Aurora festival
Congratulation you have been selected for the upcoming Aurora festival. There have been hundreds of applicants and it’s therefore now crucial for you to confirm your participation before deadline. If not we will replace you with the next in line.
NOTE! Chamber Music - Your choice: Passively = follow professors chamber music tuition in 2 open masterclasses. Actively = course management creates ensembles, and decide repertoire/master classes for each ensemble. Some of these ensembles will be selected for a performance during the week. Information about assigned chamber music to be sent out latest early October.
The only way to confirm is by filling out the form below, complete your payment and submit.
You will automatically receive a receipt by e-mail, please save it.
Some weeks before your arrival to Sweden you will receive all practical information by e-mail e.g. repertoire, accommodation, addresses, schedules, program, cheap food offer etc.
We recommend you to book you're travelling tickets in time to be sure to get a good price. Trollhättan/Vänersborg is located 80km north of Gothenburg. There are 2 international airports in Gothenburg. From the airport you take the bus shuttle to Gothenburg central station. Trains leave several times an hour towards Trollhättan/Vänersborg and the journey takes 40 min. You will find ticket machines at the central station where you can buy your ticket by credit card (80 SEK). It’s also possible to fly via Copenhagen or Oslo and from there take trains to Trollhättan/Vänersborg. (Please note that there are less train connections from Copenhagen (www.dsb.dk) and Oslo (www.nsb.no)).
Looking forward to see you soon! Welcome to Auroraland!
Kind regards from the Aurora team
Many individuals and families in Vänersborg/Trollhättan help in a non-profit way with this concept, for the best for all students.
NOTE: If you choose the option with host family, please be aware that the walking distance to the course venue can be up to approx. 30 min. There are local buses that you can use, the bus fares you have to pay yourselves. Some of you might be placed further away, then we will provide with cars, the fuel you have to pay for yourselves. When placing all students at the host families, the Aurora management are taking into consideration; allergies, instrument size, piano availability for pianists, genus, age, friends/couples who have expressed a wish to stay together, etc. The fee paid for living with host families is used for the vast administration work it requires. The host families are reimbursed with free entrance to the festival concerts.
We have added up all the costs for youth hostels, private homes, transports, service/administration fee etc and then divided the total costs equally among all students. In this way, everyone get really good and cheap accommodation options starting from 2200 SEK in total for all days, 28/10-7/11
If you do not want to use any of our accommodation offers and instead completely arrange your own accommodation but at the same time still want to support the system and your fellow students, you have the opportunity, completely voluntarily, to make a contribution of 1000 SEK
- This deals of accommodation only applies to bookings of all 9 nights 28/10-7/11.
- The reservation must be prepaid by September 26 and cannot be refunded under any circumstances.
Course fee 4000 SEK+ Sheltered housing ,4-6 guests/room, at Quality hotel Vänersborg, 28/10 - 7/11 6 900 SEK
Course fee 4000 SEK+ Hotell standard Arena Hotel - Vänersborg, part in double room room 28/10 - 7/11 7 900 SEK
Course fee 4000 SEK+ Hotell standard Arena Hotel - Vänersborg, single room room 28/10 - 7/11 9 900 SEK
Course fee 4000 SEK+ Host Family 28/10 - 7/11 SEK 6 200