The World Bodypainting Festival is a potpourri of bodypainting, shows and music. The whole festival week starting from July 24th offers a cumulative program with workshops, art exhibition, the zombie walk and the surreal ball Body Circus. The festival is coming to its peak with the huge spectacle of the World Championships as well as more than 60 bands and DJs during the main days from July 28th to 30th
The program and line up 2017 is ready for you!
Also small things show grandeur
The massive program of the World Bodypainting Festival shows also the smallest art nouveau theatre of the world. The art initiative VADA shows the theatre JUST (Jugendstil Theatre Klagenfurt) in its best and most creative way during the World Bpdypainting Festival. Within the three main days you can visit the smallest Heavy Metal concert of the world with the group "In this Chest", enjoy the Stub Ticket Theater in the temple of the Muses or experience Gernot Fischer-Kondratovitch alias Franz from Austria showing his music performance.
Hey AND the best, if you want then Show your talent! - Take your chance and perform in the smallest art nouveau theatre of the world.
The Bodypainting and Beauty Fair is an integral part of the World Bodypainting Festival and a highlight in Bodypaint City. For this year’s 20 year anniversary visitors have the possibility to walk through various exhibition stands and feel color on their own skin. From make-up and hairdressing products to bodypainting supplies up to accessories such as contact lenses and wigs – everything can be found in the festival area. All TOP bodypainting companies are represented!
Check out the list of the exhibitors
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50+ Workshops during the Festival Week
The WB Academy is a big part of the World Bodypainting Festival. The diverse and exciting education program takes place as usual during the week before the main days, 24th – 27th of July.
46 wonderful and experienced artists of 20 world-wide nations share their precious knowledge in over 50 workshops. You can choose between bodypainting, airbrush bodypainting, facepainting, make up, special effects and photography. Thanks to the varied program you get the chance either to try out your newly discovered creative side or to deepen your knowledge.
Photo: Effect Us Team, by Valentina Visinti "Guardians of the Galaxy" with courtesy of Marvel
When we heard the music of this organic mix of electronica, modern pop music and Ukrainian folk instruments we got goose bumpse, NOW we are thrilled to announce the performance of ONUKA on the final day of the World Bodypainting Festival 2017 AND there is more to come along with them!
"Baby, I love Your Way" am WBF 2017
The festival sunday is a traditional very relaxed and remixed morning and the afternoon there is the big chill with for example the famous Reggae-Band Big Mountain who became world famous with their hit "Baby, I Love Your Way". The multi platinum-selling band announced a return to the road with their upcoming 2017 tour and Austria with the World Bodypainting Festival is one of their stops.
New Award in 2017 for Make-up Artists
In co-operation with the team of the popular artist MATILDA we have developed a new competition, the "Purple Brush Award". This award will in future tour around the world, and the finals are presented annualy at the World Bodypainting Festival. With € 2.000 cash prizes plus products this competition is another very attractive one at the WBF for advanced make-up artists.
The theme is "Fashion Seduction"
Alvaro Soler at the WBF2017
We are very happy to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the World Bodypainting Festival with ALVARO SOLER and many others, live on stage. The Latino Star will get the crowd into massive dance movement on the second main day of the festival. Also on saturday, there are many more live bands coming up, for example the German Urban Brass group MOOP MAMA.
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- Zombie Walk WBF2017
- The first music program highlights 2017
- The legendary Body Circus in the castello Loretto
- Artist Information 2017
- WB Academy Pass 2017
- Competition Themes for 2017
- The 20 year anniversary, July 24 - 30, 2017.
- Results of the World Bodypainting Photo Award 2016
- After Movie
- The 19th year is history