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    • The world's biggest and most important bodypainting event presented by Kryolan
    • World championships in 5 categories
    • International music bands, DJs, dance and shows are attracting thousands of visitors
    • Workshops, side events, exhibitors, kids program and many activities
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    The Lake Wörthersee Area

    "Bodypaint City", the open air arts park is located in the small town Pörtschach, the most impressive location in the state surrounded by the turquoise water of the lake Woerth.

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  • Photo Michael Heinze, Artist Matteo Arfanotti

    World  &  Special Awards

    • World Championships in bodypainting presented by Kryolan
    • World Facepainting Award presented by Snazaraoo
    • Special Effects & Creative Make-up Award
    • Amateur Award presented by Superstar
    • Exhibitors and sales market, master classes, demonstrations & key note speakers
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    WBF Photo Days with

    World Bodypainting Photo Award, exhibitors, photo workshops & free lectures

    For models

    Bodypainting Model of the Year Award & WBF Show Award as well as styling zones and workshop programs.

  • Photo Bertrand Orsal, Artist Fransois Rose

    WBF Fashion

    includes runway shows, Body Art Fashion & the couture award.

    WB Academy

    Workshops in body & face painting, special effects, fashion make up, airbrush, photography and more.

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    Parties & Side Events

    • Meet every day wonderful people, for example at:
    • Body.Circus, the bizarre club experience
    • PINK, Filippo ioco's Charity Event
    • WBF shopping day
    • Music synchronized fireworks & Colour Splash, the After Show Paint Party
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    Colour Splash, the Original at the 18. WBF

    • Sunday after the awarding of the new World Champions
    • The Bodypainting Party of the Year, in its origins
    • Music fireworks, DJ's & a lot of bodypainting colours
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Swiss Bodypainting Art Festival

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On the 23rd and the 24th of November 2013 Lugano (Switzerland) gets painted!

Fantasy creatures, colourful bodies and spectacular stage performances should bring the visitors on a journey into another world. Lugano is enveloped in a sea of colour, artists from all over the world show their skills on the festival, they paint with brushes and sponges, they spray with the Airbrush gun or process different materials to complex constructions and design. All that is done on human bodies, that awake to an entire artwork . Expression and presence of the model let the paintings get alive. But not only the worlds best artists are able to paint there, also amateurs get the possibility to show their skills. As a partner event of the World Bodypainting Festival the usual very high level and quality of the artworks is assured. In addition, the event is the test run for the European Championships 2014.


Active experience of the art together with exciting and magical moments for everybody are the aim of the festival. Admirable dance shows and acting presentations, as for example Zumba to watch and to participate should offer the visitor the possibility to be not only viewer they should get part of this festival to make it alive.

There is no time for boredom, many culinary highlights and musical specialties make this two days to something exceptional. Also the smallest visitors will be fascinated of the facepainting stands and the parents take little lions, butterflies or other colourful characters home again. If you get curious after visiting the festival, there is also the possibility to inform oneself about professional products in the body painting and Makeup area. Also other products related to this artform can be watched and bought in the big market area.


Artist Information as PDF

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  • Guidelines 2013 pdf_button
  • Timetable 2013 pdf_button


Photo Information als PDF

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