WBF 2020 Covid Edition

WBF 2020 Covid Edition Results

For this year’s World Bodypainting Festival we were broadcasting Live from Klagenfurt am Wörthersee/ Austria. For the first time we produced an online competition which got featured in our LIVE TV Show including a full review from the WBF 2020 COVID Special Edition.

More than 600 competitors from 55 nations in 17 time zones were competing during the week.
A World Championship Event in pandemic times.

TV Recording >>> edited Version without commercial breaks <<<

We presented within the TV Show all the winners in 6 categories but also lots of interesting stories, studio guest, the WBF creative hotspots around the world and reviews from programs that took place on-site.

All results, photo galleries and details about the upcoming World Bodypainting Festival 2021 are available here



23rd Edition of the WBF postponed to 2021!

Dear World Bodypainting Festival participants and lovers,
Due to the Corona Covid-19 Crisis we are forced to postpone the next live edition of the WBF had to move to 2021. Below a statement, please stay with us and celebrate visual culture and music next year!

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WBF 2020 Covid Edition

WBF 2020 Covid Edition

Since 1998 the most colourful event in the world takes place and has, therefore, a very long tradition. It founded the modern bodypainting art movement.

This year due to the Corona Covid-19 situation we had to postpone the full World Bodypainting Festival edition to 2021. However, as we have received a lot of interest this year from the bodypainting community we still want to create a very special event that will present itself in the first place ONLINE.

In certain categories, we are organizing an online competition from July 6th – July 10th 2020 with awards and prizes. The World Bodypainting Festival Week 2020 will still shine in the colourfulness and joie de vivre!

The online competition will be surrounded by selected programs with live activities in Klagenfurt/AUSTRIA from July 5th – July 11th 2020.

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Mexican CIMA event contributes to Breast Cancer Program

The Congreso Internacional de Maquillaje Artístico, short CIMA is an event created by young artists and entrepreneurs: Carolina Barbosa and Alexander OjodeLince, member of the WBA since a few years now.

In June 2019 we celebrated the 3rd CIMA In which we embraced a social cause, working with “FUNDACIÓN CIMA” (in spanish homonym of the Congress name). This is a non gubernamental organization, wit no profit beneficies that contributes to low breast cancer in Mexico. Through four lines of action: education, information, services for patients and impact en public politics.

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Ukraine: Review of the Ukrainian Bodypainting Award 2019

The last WBA sanctioned contest took place 25th of May in Kiev, Ukraine within the beauty art festival Viridiland Thousands of leading masters, speakers and judges from all over the world were part of the beauty art space.

Еще один санкционированный конкурс WBA состоялся 25 мая в Киеве, Украина, в рамках фестиваля красоты Viridiland Тысячи ведущих мастеров, спикеров и судей со всего мира были частью пространства красоты.

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Russia: Nevskie Berega St. Petersburg Review 2019

Another great competition has been organized in St. Petersburg last weekend. The Festival of Beauty "Nevskie Berega" is a very prestigous competition in 2 categories. It's an official WBA Contest supported by the World Bodypainting Association. We congratulate the winners and we are expecting them also at the World Bodypainting Festival in Austria in July 2019. If you are interested in jointing the Russian Competition, please feel free to contact us, we are always there. Nevskie Berega is twice a year, the next event is from 21 - 24 November 2019.

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WB Academy at the WBF 2019

WB Academy programs ready!

The most comprehensive, educational and training programs for Bodypainting, SFX and Airbrush including the increasingly areas of Make-up and Photography.

Traditionally during the pre-week leading up to the World Bodypainting Festival from 7 – 10 July 2019  the WB Academy offers more than 50 classes with international well known and awarded instructors. These classes are held in small groups which have limited space, so it is recommended to book well in advance.

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WBA member Marta Gejdošová presents Charity Calendar

Marta Gejdošová – make-up artist, bodypainter, hairdresser comes from Slovakia. She has been working in beauty business for almost 20 years. She runs her own beauty salon SHARMANT, she is the main make-up artist of the musical Cats at the theatre Nová Scéna Bratislava, she cooperates with various media and TV. She is the author of two books about beauty “Beauty doesnʼt have to be a coincidence”. She also works as a beauty and image lecturer.

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