Tuesday, 10 July 2018
Painted bodies, fire-breathers, burlesque dancers, freaks plus the finest club sounds - Roll up, Roll up! Into our magical Wonderland!
Body Circus 2018 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!
Photo: Karin Landl / Martin Rauchenwald
Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl
- € 25 on door // € 19 Early Bird
Dresscode: shrill, fancy, surreal, body- or facepainted or simply elegant, stylish, glamorous
The Location & Free Shuttle Bus
Schloss / Castell Maria Loretto
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Shuttle Bus Information will be updated in May 2018
The Music (2017, details for 2018 to be expected in March)
★ DAN RUBELL (Xibaba Music) AT
★ RUUK (MyBeat / WBF) AT
★ MATT EMULSION & THE LOST BOYZ (ForceFM) UK
★ ANDY RYTHM (Bergliebe / WBF) AT
★ FLO MUIGG (Live Percussion) AT
★ MC SPOT (Live Vocals) AT
★ MIGHTY MOTTL, AT
★ LOVE2GROOVE, UK
★ JOHANNES SCHNELL (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 – 22:00 Matt Emulsion & The Lost Boyz, UK
22:00 – 23:00 Andy Rythm, AT
23:00 – 23:10 Pole Dance Show by Angelica Losk, Israel
23:10 – 00:30 Ruuk / FloMuigg/MC Spot, AT
00:30 – 00:40 Latex Fashion Show by Odd Terretory Amsterdam, NL
00:30 – 02:00 Dan Rubell, AT
02:00 – 02:10 Bourlesque Show by Christopher Olwage, New Zealand
02:00 – 04:00 WBF All Stars
- Timetable, on the Decks "Terrace"
20:00 – 21:30 Mighty Mottl
21:30 – 23:00 Johannes Schnell
22:00 - 23:00 Supernova Feuershow
- Timetable, on the Decks "Garden Room"
23:30 – 01:00 Mighty Mottl & Love2Groove
00:30 – 04:00 Matt Emulsion, Matt Manning & The Lost Boyz UK
- 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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Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl