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World Bodypainting Festival 2024 - LIVE Awards

The World Bodypainting Festival promising also 2024 a celebration of colors, creativity, and breathtaking masterpieces on the human canvas!

  • WB Academy: 17 - 19 September 2024
  • World Camouflage Award: 19 September 2024 
  • LIVE Awards : 20- 21 September 2024 

Location: Klagenfurt am Wörthersee/ Austria

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World Bodypainting Festival 2024 - ONLINE Awards

The WBF Online Awards take place 2024 2 weeks earlier from the LIVE Awards, giving artists more time to work on their footage of the Hotspots. So we can offer you an even better LIVE show with the content from the Online Awards during the winners presentation.

Date: 6 - 8 September 2024

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Croatia: WBA Bodypainting Weekend in Hvar

Last year, the WBA-supported event unfolded on the enchanting island of Hvar, Croatia. Building on the success, we are thrilled to announce the 2nd Bodypainting Weekend on June 8th & 9th, 2024, set to once again grace the beautiful locale of Hvar!
The opening day, will be dedicated to an exciting contest with € 3.500 cash prizes where artists will meet at the ancient theatre to compete across two categories, interpreting the theme of "World Ocean Day." The second day artists are invited to showcase their talent in a jam session, The picturesque backdrop of Hvar promises to elevate the entire experience, making it a truly unforgettable celebration of art and creativity.

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New Date, New Content - the World Bodypainting Festival 2023

The World Bodypainting Festival 2023 promises an impressive program. For those unable to travel, we are pleased to offer two categories in an online competition. Simultaneously, there will be three intensive days of education programs—the WB Academy Workshops. The first major live highlight will be the World Championship in Camouflage Bodypainting, followed by two full days of diverse competitions. The theme for these contests is "Welcome in Wonderland," and we have prepared an immersive experience for guests, photographers, and videographers alike. The absolute highlights of the festival will be the evening presentations of the models, followed by the prestigious world award winners ceremony and the breathtaking "Body Circus" party, which promises a surreal experience like no other.

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Germany: Bodypainting Trophy 2021 in Leipzig cancelled

Update December, 15th 2021: 

Due to the ongoing pandemic situation, there will unfortunately be no Beauty Forum in Leipzig in 2022. This also means that the Bodypainting Trophy can only take place again in 2023.

Aufgrund der anhaltenden pandemischen Lage, findet 2022 leider kein Beauty Forum in Leipzig statt. Dies bedeutet auch, das die Bodypainting Trophy erst wieder 2023 stattfinden kann.

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Italy: Effect Us 2019

The amazing team around the special effects event "Effect Us" in Rome goes in it's 5th year. Once again the WBA is very happy to support and sanction this unique event for professional Special Effects in Make-up and Bodypainting


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UK: Brush Wars at Olympia London

Olympia London is hosting the first WBA sanctioned competition on September 30th, 2019 - Get ready for "BRUSH WARS"

Now Brush Wars welcomes make-up artists from across the world to the competition floor.

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Austria: World Bodypainting Festival 2019 in Klagenfurt

11 - 13 July 2019 - Celebrating Visual Culture & Music
Klagenfurt at the lake Wörthersee, Austria
Pre Program 7-10 July

The World Bodypainting Festival is a celebration of body painting and the staging of the human body as an art object. The WBF is also an experience space filled with music, shows and experimental performances. Immerse yourself in a week full of colors, entertainment and adventure - dive into a multicultural open air art space in the city of Klagenfurt in the south of Austria.

  • Zones and Stages with different styles of music from international bands & DJs. 
  • Reggae, Dancehall, Hip Hop, Electronica
  • Installation art projects
  • World Championship in Bodypainting, Airbrush, Special effects & Installation Art presented by Kryolan
  • more awards for Make-up artists & Amateurs presented by Snazaroo, ColorMake, Pro Make-up Laboratory, Kodi Professional, Asia Colors  and for Photographers
  • Bodypainting & Beauty Expo
  • Lifestyle markets with fashion, crafts, tattoo, piercing & accessoires
  • Street artists and musicans
  • Kids program, Yoga, Slacklining, Didgeridoo, DIY stations to try colours on yourself, acrobatic and children theater
  • demonstration program, exhibitions, lectures
  • Fashion Shows and many presentations
  • Aftershow Paintpart

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