New York | Literature and Theatre Tour
The New York Educational Tour offers an exciting opportunity to experience one of the greatest cities in the world. The theme of the tour focuses on performing arts, literature, fine art, theatre and history as well as immersing the students in American culture. The students participated in a range of experiential activities including Broadway workshops: engaging with professional actors and stunt artists, guided art tours through MoMA and The Met, and discussions and presentations in the world-famous New York Public Library. From behind the scenes projects at NBC studios to learning about global issues at the United Nations Headquarters, this tour is packed full of unique learning experiences. Each tour is led by qualified and experienced teachers who operate as Eventus tour leaders. The New York Tour explores the city's history with workshops at the Morgan Library, The Heritage Museum, The 9/11 Memorial Museum and The Statue of Liberty. From nights out at the Broadway Theatre and Sundays spent watching a baseball game at Yankee Stadium to lunch in Central Park, NYC is bursting with educational activities. So, please enjoy our video and contact one of our tour consultants to book your next educational adventure.
UK | Music and Performing Arts Tour
The UK Music and Performing Arts Study Tour was created specifically to support and extend the students’ knowledge, experience and interest in the field of music, theatre and performing arts. All this while taking full advantage of the history and culture of London, Oxford and Stratford upon Avon. Students began the tour by immersing themselves in a range of unique and engaging activities that furthered their interest in theatre. This included performances at the West End and the Royal Shakespeare Company, complemented by workshops and activities led by professionals in order to contextualise the performance of The Taming of the Shrew. Moreover, the students were led on a historic journey from Shakespeare’s birthplace to the famous stage of London’s Globe Theatre. From audience to participant, the students showed energy and enthusiasm when learning dance routines from the Lion King and stage combat techniques from the West End professionals themselves, taking time to question and discuss their experiences whilst working within the industry. Each day was also seen as an opportunity to explore the sights and tastes of British culture and cuisine. From Buckingham Palace and views atop the London Eye, from castles to cathedrals, classic dishes like fish and chips and pie and mash to a delectable indulgence of tea and scones, each activity was designed to take full advantage of everything “wonderfully British”. Finally, the tour concluded with time dedicated to exploring music; contrasting the classical, through a workshop at the Royal Academy of Music, to the modern application of composition and arrangement using the latest version of logic digital audio software culminating in the production by each student of a unique piece of music. The tour aims to expose, explore and nurture students' interest in the creative fields. Encouraging them to engage with the local people against a backdrop of historical, cultural and vibrant London.
Australia | Marine Biology, Conservation and Ecology Tour
The Marine Biology, Ecology and Conservation Tour provides students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in a range of practical activities in a unique environment. From ecological bushwalks and star gazing in the outback, to fish dissection with marine biologists and charitable conservation projects. This tour aims to expose, explore and nurture students, to discover for themselves, the wonders of science.
Vietnam | CAS IB Diploma Creative Tour
This tour was designed specifically to meet the IB Diploma CAS learning outcomes. Our main focus was to enable the students to explore and develop their conceptual and technical ability in photography. The location, the Central coastal town of Hoi An, is a UNESCO protected site that offers a plethora of visual interests, from ancient temples and fishing villages to colonial influenced architecture in the old town and lush green rice fields. The tour gives students the opportunity to learn about photography techniques, composition, structure and subject, as well as the technical elements such as lighting, depth of field and camera settings. The final outcome of the tour is to produce a range of images that can be presented in an exhibition. Working towards a brief and a final outcomes encourages the students to think conceptually and professionally. In addition to the photography element, students take part in a cooking class, mask painting and lantern making classes as well as enjoying a theatre production and a boat ride amongst the mangroves. All this whilst engaging with the friendly locals and experiencing the unique cuisine that Hoi An has to offer.
UK | Creative Tour
The tour offers a unique creative experience focusing on the themes of performing arts, literature, fine art and theatre. Students participated in a range of activities, including detailed and focused studies of the language used by famous authors, poets and playwrights, to learning dance routines and stage combat techniques from West End professionals. From a modern, intimate performance of Shakespeare's Macbeth by the RSC, to seeing the world through the eyes of the Impressionists and immersion into the life, love and passions portrayed in one of the greatest collections of Picasso's work. The tour aims to expose, explore and nurture students' interest in the creative fields. Encouraging them to engage with the local people against a backdrop of historical, cultural and vibrant London.
Vietnam | CAS IB Diploma Creative Tour
The Vietnam Creative Study Tour is part of the IB Diploma Programme that adds educational value through experiential activities. The aim of the educational tour is to develop new skills in the application of photography and graphic design. The chosen location for the design brief was the picturesque, UNESCO protected, ancient town of Hoi An, Vietnam. The Vietnam Study Tour offers the students an opportunity to collect material that can be applied to a design project. Supported by teachers, tour leaders and local guides, students were encouraged to challenge themselves to think conceptually about the theme of the project, and develop new skills in their technical knowledge of photography and graphic design. In addition to this, the students learnt about Vietnamese culture, by understanding its history, exploring the landscape, tasting its food and meeting the people. On behalf of the Eventus team, we'd like to extend a BIG thank you to the teachers, and the students from HK Academy for their enthusiasm, team spirit and positive attitude in embracing all aspects of the tour.
USA | West Coast, Solar Eclipse and STEM Tour
2017 was a once in a life time opportunity to witness a celestial extravaganza: The Solar Eclipse. Clear skies and positioned within the path of totality gave the Hong Kong students an astrological event that they will never forget. In the build up to the solar eclipse the students explored the signature sights of San Francisco, listened to lectures at Berkeley University, absorbed all things science at the California Academy, hiked in the shadows of El Capitan at Yosemite National Park, learnt about space and aviation at the Evergreen Museum, camped under the stars, tasted snow crab, listened to local musicians around the camp fire, made new friends and challenged the limits of gravity at iFly. Unforgettable and educational; Please enjoy the video.