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Tuesday, 10 July 2018

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Painted bodies, fire-breathers, burlesque dancers, freaks plus the finest club sounds - Roll up, Roll up! Into our magical Wonderland!

Body Circus 2018 presented by BERGLIEBE got again a stunning venue. On the east bay of the lake, at the new festival city Klagenfurt you can discover the enchanting castle LORETTO.  This majestic venue will host the traditional, surreal and bizarre ball. "Body Circus“ which is traditionally known as the main attraction of the festival week.

For the 21st 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!

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Photo: Karin Landl / Martin Rauchenwald

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Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl


  • € 25 on door // € 19 Early Bird

Dresscode: shrill, fancy, surreal, body- or facepainted or simply elegant, stylish, glamorous

Tipp Costume rental: Fundus
Berthold-Schwarz-Strasse 120, 9020 Klagenfurt
Telephon +43 463 511033
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The Location & Free Shuttle Bus

Schloss / Castell Maria Loretto
Lorettoweg 54 
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee

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Line-up 2018 präsentiert von BERGLIEBE
Garden Room ft. FM4 La Boum Deluxe

★ MÖWE (Armada Music), AT
★ CROELL (Bergliebe) AT
★ Sebastian Schlachter (FM4 La Boum Deluxe)
★ LAGANZA Lazer Harp DJane, UA
★ Kristof Grandits (AT)
★ DAN RUBELL (Bergliebe) AT
★ FLEXIBLE (Bergliebe) AT

Program Schedule  (2017, details for 2018 to be expected in March)

  • from 07.00 pm: Styling Jam Session
    Get ready together with a group of people for the surreal "Body Circus" ! It’s more fun and stylists will be available.
    08.00 pm: Step right up! The Red Carpet to the Surreal...
  • Timetable, on the Decks "Main Floor"
    20:00 21:00 Flexible (Bergliebe, AT)
    21:00 22:30 Matt Emulsion | Chris Contrast | Eletronic Youth | Slim Bubba (UK)
    22:30 24:00 LAGANZA Lazer Harp DJane (UA)
    00:00 01:30 MÖWE (Armada, AT)
    01:30 02:30 CROËLL, (Bergliebe, AT)
    02:30 04:00 Dan Rubell (Bergliebe, AT)

  • Timetable, on the Decks "Terrace"
    20:00 21:30 Kristof Grandits (Techno am See, AT)
    21:30 23:00 Mighty Mottl (Techno am See, AT)

  • Timetable, on the Decks "Garden Room" feat. FM4 La Boum de Luxe
    23:00 00:00 Kristof Grandits (Techno am See, AT)
    00:30 02:00 Sebastian Schlachter (FM4 La Boum Deluxe, AT)
    02:00 03:00 Mighty Mottl (Techno am See, AT)
  • 04.00 Uhr: Closing

Photo Guenter Floeck
Photo Guenter Floeck

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Body Circus, Photo Ingo Wandler

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Photo Bertrand Orsal
Photo Bertrand Orsal

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Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl

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