VISIT HOTH 2019 – THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY!


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NORSK VERSJON UNDER.

VISIT HOTH 2019 is a gathering for all Star Wars fans that takes place at Finse 1222, the hotel that hosted the production of The Empire Strikes Back, the second film in the Star Wars saga. Together with our partner VISIT HOTH, we would like to welcome you to the location festival from the 8th to the 10th of March 2019! This is the third time we are organizing this event.

What´s on our menu? Well, that´s sort of a surprise. But the dogs will be here! And threepio. Maybe some tall guy will pop by…

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Dog sledding

Here you will have the possibility to visit the locations where the actual film was filmed, either by a guided ski trip – or reserving a spot on the dog sled! The destination for the dog sleds is the “Han Solo Rock”.

Price: NOK 750,- per person (adult), NOK 350,- per person (children under 12) and each sled fits 2 people.

Time: It is possible to reserve space on the dog sleds at the following times on Friday, Saturday and Sunday:

  • 9am-11am
  • 11am-1pm
  • 1pm-3pm
  • 3pm-5pm

Reservations: You can reserve your spot on the dog sled by telephone: +47 56 52 71 00, E-mail or at the reception. The price is not included in the festival pass. Send an E-mail or call us if you would like to reserve your spot. Please let us know what time you would like to leave. The list with available and reserved spots will be available at the reception from Thursday at 9am.

Remember to bring goggles/sunglasses for this trip!

PROGRAM

FRIDAY

Arrival and welcome – by train!

A warm welcome to Finse – by Trygve the Hotel owner – and Andreas, our Galactic Senator.

Read the news! See the museum.

Dinner..

Interview: Norwegian crew.

ALAN TOMKINS – meet the genius behind the snowspeeder!

BOOGIE! Let´s all meet and dance!

SATURDAY

Breakfast.

VISIT HOTH. Get your HOTH experience!

MARTIN DAHL SPEAKS. «Prepare for ground assault!» A visual record of the Finse shoot as told by the Norwegian extras and crew.

PARBOT – we show the documentary lost, now found!

Dinner…

PETER MCDONALD – second unit director EMPIRE – a talk.

QUIZ in the BOOGIE!

Then dancing!

SUNDAY

Breakfast

Walkabout the hotel – see the close quarters of HOTH.

Adieu – and farewell! See you next year!

ALL ABOARD…

Transport
Train tickets to and from Finse are available from NSB, and tickets are on-line around the middle of December. We recommend taking the train with an arrival at Finse in the afternoon/evening, and departure Sunday afternoon. 

Prices
NOK 4060,- per person in a double room Friday – Sunday

NOK 3900,- per person in a triple room Friday – Sunday

NOK 3830,- per person in a quadruple (4 people) room Friday – Sunday

The price includes 2 nights (Friday to Saturday and Saturday to Sunday), 2 breakfasts, 2 self service lunch packs from the breakfast buffet, 1 diner buffet, 1 three course dinner, and all seminars and events the whole weekend.

NOK 850,- per person for a festival pass for whole weekend.

The hotel is fully booked from Friday to Sunday, but you can contact us to place yourself on a waiting list. FESTIVALPASSES are still on sale – we are currently working on transportation. We recommend staying NEAR FINSE 1222. 

Please contact us by e-mail if you would like to place yourself on the waiting list for accommodation, or to buy festival passes.

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VISIT HOTH 2019 – VELKOMMEN

 

VISIT HOTH 2019 er en sammenkomst for alle Star Wars – fans, som finner sted på Finse 1222, hotellet som var vertskap for produksjonen av The Empire Strikes Back, den andre filmen i Star Wars sagaen. Sammen med vår partner VISIT HOTH, ønsker vi deg velkommen til locationfestival fra 8. – 10. mars 2019! Dette er tredje gang vi gjennomfører sammenkomsten.

Programmet er under utarbeidelse.

Hundekjøring
Du vil får muligheten til å besøke location hvor filmen faktisk ble spilt inn – enten ved skitur – eller ved å leie deg plass på hundeslede! Sledeturen vil gå til «Han Solo Rock».
Pris: kr. 750,- pr person (voksen), 350,- pr person (barn under 12 år) og det går 2 personer i hver slede.
Tidspunkt: Det er mulig å bestille hundesledetur med start i et av følgende tidsintervall: 9.00-11.00, 11.00-13.00, 13.00-15.00 eller 15.00-17.00 fredag, lørdag og søndag.

Reservasjon: Du reserverer din hundesledetur på telefon +47 56 52 71 00, mail eller i resepsjonen. Prisen for dette kommer i tillegg til festivalpass, opphold og måltider. Send en mail til eller ring oss om du vil forhåndsbestille plass på et tur. Gi da beskjed om hvilket tidsintervall du ønsker at turen skal starte. Listen med ledige/bestilte tidspunkt vil for øvrig legges i resepsjonen torsdag kl. 09.
Husk å ta med skibriller/slalombriller til denne turen!

Transport
Togbillett til og fra Finse kjøper du på NSB, og billetter legges ut i midten av desember. Vi anbefaler å ta tog med ankomst på Finse ettermiddag/kveld. Avreise søndag på ettermiddagen.

Priser
NOK 4060 Pr person dobbeltrom fredag – søndag
NOK 3900 Pr person tremannsrom fredag – søndag
NOK 3830 Pr person firemannsrom fredag – søndag
Prisen inkluderer to overnattinger (fredag til lørdag og lørdag til søndag), to frokoster, to selvsmurte matpakker, en middags buffet, en treretters middag og deltagelse på arrangementet hele helgen.

NOK 850 Pr person for festivalpass for hele helgen.

Hotellet er fullbooket fra fredag til søndag, men det er mulig å kontakte for å stå på venteliste. Det er fremdeles ledige festivalpass.

Kontakt oss på epost om du ønsker å stå på venteliste for overnatting og / eller for kjøp av festivalpass.