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Wednesday, 29 June 2016
Painted bodies, fire-breathers, burlesque dancers, freaks plus the finest club sounds - Roll up, Roll up! Into our magical Wonderland!
Body Circus 2016 presented by DIAMOND FX got its castle back. In the heart of Poertschach you can discover the enchanting castle LEONSTAIN. The walls from 1492 serve as the venue for the traditional, surreal and bizarre ball. "Body Circus“ is traditionally held on Wednesday's and known as the main attraction of the festival week.
For the 19th edition of the World Bodypainting Festival, once again we invite you to push the boundaries and let your imagination run free. Guests show up in fantasy costumes from Drag Queens to bodypainting, decoration, masks, extreme make-up, bizarre fashion, and latex outfits. Unleash yourself from your normal day surroundings. Dive into a wild night with the most enchanting artists, latest club tunes from our international DJ's and provocative stage shows. For those who need help or want to get ready with others, the styling jam session is the place to be. Transformed and ready for circus, are also the girls behind the bars, serving Champagne, Cocktails and juggling buckets of Vodka through the dancing crowd filled with decorated bodies - Roll up, Roll up!
Photo Hans Klaus Techt
- € 25 on door // € 19 Early Bird
- Included when booking a room in Hotel Leonstain > Details
Dresscode: shrill, fancy, surreal, body- or facepainted or simply elegant, stylish, glamorous
Photo: Karin Landl / Martin Rauchenwald
Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl
- Makossa & Meagablast, Ibiza Global Radio
- DJ Destruction UK
- Force FM Collective UK
- Ruuk, MyBeat Vienna, AT
- Annett Gapstream, Berlin Tech, DE
- from 07.00 pm: Styling Jam Session: Convention Center Poertschach, direct opposite of the castle
Get ready together with a group of people for the surreal "Body Circus" ! It’s more fun and stylists will be available.
presented by DIAMOND FX
08.00 pm: Step right up! The Red Carpet to the Surreal...
- 08.00 pm: Force FM Collective UK
- 09.45 pm: Annett Gapstream [DE]
- 10.45 pm: DJ Destruction [UK]
- 11.45 pm: Latex Fashion Show by Odd Territory [NL]
- 12.00 pm: Makossa & Megablast [Luv Lite Recordings / Ibiza Global Radio]
- 02.00 am: After Show Party in the castel's arcade space
- 02.00 am: Ruuk [MyBeat, AT]
- 04.00 am: Closing
Photo Guenter Floeck
Photo GOA Espressioni d'Arte (Italy)
Body Circus, Photo Ingo Wandler
Artists, Annimals, Sensations!
Photo Bertrand Orsal
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1492 Schloss Leonstain is one of the oldest buildings on the Wörthersee. In bygone centuries monks brewed their own beer here, farmed many acres and were renowned for their tasty fare and warm hospitality. For this history and magic within the walls you will feel like in a fairytale. Roll up for the Body Circus, the Gates for the WBF week 2016 are OPEN!
Night per person in a double room
including breakfast (excl. local tourism tax 1.95)
- € 79 Single night / € 69 over 2 nights
- € 109 Juniorsuite / € 99 over 2 nights
- € 130 Suite / € 120 over 2 nights
Bookings via email world(a)bodypainting-festival.com
Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl