Frequently Asked Questions

Welcome back in Marsh for more updated information on Festinord 2018

Here you find answers to almost every question you may have concerning Festinord.

Before you register please read through the whole FAQ

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What is FESTINORD

Festinord started 1966. It is an annual conference for Young Single Adults (ages 18 through 30) held in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland for the Nordic countries.

At Festinord we meet old and new friends, we grow spiritually and intellectually, we have fun together in playing sports and other activites, and in the evenings are filled with music and dancing.

The conference is organized by different stakes in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland and most people that attend are members of the LDS church. Everyeone between the ages mentioned above, and who have agree to live by our standards (see Code of Conduct) during the event are welcome.

Code of Conduct

Q: What to do with the Code of Conduct?
A: You need to agree to follow this at Festinord. You will later recieve an email with a Code of Conduct. Be interviewed by your Bishop and have him sign it. Bring the signed Code of Conduct to Festinord in either digital or printed form.

Q: Where do I find the Code of Conduct? 
A: The Code of Conduct was attachged to your confirmation email. You can also find it here

Prices & Registration

Last day of registration

Q: When is the absolute last registration day?
A: Last day for registration is Sunday June 4th 23:55. 

How to registrat

Q: How do I register?
A: Fill out the registration form and pay through Paypal. It´s important that you use your real name and state your permanent residence. If you are a member of the church write the Stake where your membership record is located.

How to pay

Q: How do I pay?

A: After you have filled out the form and have clicked "Proceed to payment" you will be transferd to PayPal for payment. You don't need to open a new account if you don't have one, but you will need a credit or debit card. If you do not recieve a confirmation e-mail or find yourself on the list of participants you are not registred. 

Q: I don't have a PayPal account?
A: When directed to the PayPal website you can choose to pay with credit/debit-card without having to register for an account.

The price

Q: What is the price for Festinord?
A: For participants from the Nordic countries the price for the entire Festinord is 1450 SEK. If you can't stay the entire week; the price for single days is ~400 SEK per day. 
For participants from the Baltic countries the price for the entire Festinord is 1550 SEK. If you can't stay the entire week; the price for single days is ~400 SEK per day.
For participants from all other countries the price for the entire Festinord is 1650 SEK. If you can't stay the entire week; the price for single days is ~400 SEK per day.
The price for single evenings (Tuesday-Thursday) is 100 SEK.
The price for the Friday Gala evening is 300 SEK, incl. dinner.

From June 4th until June 11th at midnight CET the price will be 1750 SEK. From June 12th the price will increase the following days until maximum capacity of 800 participants is filled. Our goal is to reach full capacity before June 12th, help us reach our goal! :-) 
12 June: 1900 SEK
19 June: 2000 SEK
26 June: 2100 SEK
03 July: 2200 SEK
10 July: 2300 SEK
17 July: 2400 SEK
24 July: 2500 SEK 

If you for some reason show up to Festinord but have not registered before hand the price to pay is 2500 SEK for the week, and food can not be guaranteed.

Attending only dances (Price)

Q: I only want to come in the evenings, how much do I pay and how?
A: The price for an evening is 150 SEK, except Friday evening which cost 350 SEK. You pay when you arrive at Festinord, at the information desk. We will accept payments by card and cash.

Different prices between Countries

Q: Why was the original price different, between the Nordic countries, Baltic and other countries?
A: The church leadership in Europe has given this directive. 

Reimbursement rules

Q: Can I have my money back if I'm not able to attend Festinord? 
A: Registration is non-reimbursable but you can sell your ticket to a friend. If you do this you need to contact us and the new person need to give us the following information: name, email, birthdate, gender, country, stake, allergies, and that they will bring their code of conduct.

Not sleeping or eating (Price)

Q: If I'm not sleeping or eating at the school do I still have to pay the full price?
A: Yes. If you choose not to sleep at the school or eat elsewhere you still need to pay the full price.

Limit capacity

Q: How many participants will be the capacity limit for Festinord this year?
A: 800. Disclaimer: Final day for registration is Sunday June 4th. If the number of participants reaches full capacity before this date we will close registration early starting with Other countries, then Baltic and finally Nordic countries. If total signed up for some reason exceeds full capacity we will need to cancel some registered participants from Other countries, with full refund, going in order from last one signed up.

Festinord age limit

Q: What are the requirements for attending Festinord? Or Can I attend Festinord if I'm 17 or 31 years old?
A: Festinord is a Young Single Adult (YSA) You need to be 18-30 years of age. You are not allowed to participate if you are 31 or older when Festinord starts or if you are still 17 by the last day of Festinord.

Accommodation

Arrive on Monday

Q: Would be possible to arrive on Monday?
A: Sorry but you can't arrive earlier than Tuesday.

Sleeping arrangements

Q: What are the sleeping arrangements?
A: We will be sleeping in classrooms at the school, S:t Eskils gymnasium. You will need to bring some type of mattress and sleeping bag or blanket. It will be possible to purchase airmatresses at Festinord. There is also a shopping area in down town Eskilstuna with a sporting goods store called Stadium 6 min walking distance from the Festinord location. 

How to get there

Q: Where is Festinord and how do I get there?
A: Festinord will be held in Oslo Norway at teh address: 

Publication agreement

Q: When I register for Festinord what do I agree to regarding publication of material?
A: When you register for Festinord you agree that your submitted picture of you is shown in a digital video presentation at the opening ceremony. Also you agree that you might be in other pictures or videos taken during the Festinord week. 

Parking

Q: Will there be parking at Festinord?
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