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Colours & Culinary enjoyment at the WBF 2018

The inner city of Klagenfurt is turning once again into a living art gallery. The international music and art festival offers a huge program variety highlighted by the World Championships in Bodypainting and a massive music and show program during the main days from July 12 - 14, daily 10.00am to 12.00pm

With all the attention you get in Bodypaint City for your eyes, ears and your skin, we are going to stimulate your smell and taste spots as well. Highest local quality as well as international speciality are presented at the lovingly designed food market. Special Highlights in 2018 are the culinary products of the local farmers and producers from the initiative "Marketplace Carinthia"

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New Conference program & Make-up Jury Announcement

A fantastic new program takes place within the WB-Academy just a day before the main days of the World Bodypainting Festival 2018.

The Art & Commerce of Make-up is presented by The Powder Group hosted by Michael DeVellis -
a day full of unique demonstrations and discussions with a broad range of world-renowned faces such as Dany Sanz | Einat Dan | Joe Dulude II | Craig Tracy | Jinny | Filippo Ioco | Matilda Inozemtseva | Bella Volen | Emma Rutherford | Alex Barendregt.

Make up Day mit DeVellis

Among these outstainding artists we are happy to welcome the following judges in the 3 make-up related categories (Creative Make-up, Make-up Battle & Purple Brush Award):

Dany Sanz (France), Einat Dan (Israel), Karen Yiu (Hong Kong), Matilda Inozemtseva (Ukraine) Michael DeVellis (USA)

Find all details here about the Make-up Conference program "The Art and Commerce of Make-up"

WBF Magazine 2018

We are very happy to hold the new freshly printed WBF Magazine 2018 in our hands. Every participant from last year will get a free copy sent via mail. We especially asked sometime ago to verify your post address, so you can expect your copy in the next few weeks. The WBF Mag is a new format and contains on 108 pages an extended review, the best images and an exciting preview on the program 2018.

Browse through some pages via our online shop at shop.wb-production.com

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WBF 2018, the music line-up is ready!

The World Bodypainting Festival is a traditional summer event since 21 years in Carinthia, the south of Austria. The many international artists are attracting every year thousands of visitors with ther mindblowing work. The venue Goethepark surrounded by the state theatre and galleries such as the art house are the perfect scenery for the artform. The perfect sound from morning till after midnight is provided by national and international bands and dj's. We present you today the main line up for the #wbfestival2018 

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Tickets ab € 21

Body Circus, the legendary party side event 2018

Painted bodies, fire-breathers, burlesque dancers, freaks plus the finest club sounds - Roll up, Roll up! Into our magical Wonderland!
The legendary side event Body Circus takes place once again in the magical castle Maria Loretto in Klagenfurt. This time on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 duing the festival week. 

Until the end of January we give out a 50 % discount on the  Body Circus Ticket for all visitors and participants of the festival !!


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WB Academy Pass 2018

We are working intensively on our programs for the World Bodypainting Festival from 8th to 14th July 2018. The WB Academy, our education programs are of course a big part of the World Bodypainting Festival Week.

There is already the Super Early Booking Bonus for the 4 days WB Academy Pass.

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Results of the World Bodypainting Photo Award 2017

With the photo award from the last weekend we are giving out the last World Award trophies for this year. The jury came together in our headquarter to judge over 1.000 images in the categories "Photo Classic" and "Digital Composing." Our judges present you now the best ones and announce the new winners of the World Bodypainting PHOTO Award 2017.

Congratulations to:

Carsten Rentz from Germany in the category "Photo Classic"

207 Carsten Rentz Alexandra Iuliana

Sammy Patipat from Austria in the category "Digital Composing"

203 Sammy Patipat Sanatan Dinda



First details WBF 2018

We have published the first general information for the edition #21 of the World Bodypainting Festival in Klagenfurt / Austria from July 8th - 14th.

Also the new artist information and guidelines are available and we did a big update to make the information better readable. All you need to know is now in one PDF file packed. Registrations are already open, within 12 categories you will find your way for sure.

We have especially for artists a brochure published. This WBF Booklet 2018 includes general information as well as all competition categories. (Please note, these are not the guidelines) pdf_button 

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