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Body Circus - the surreal Ball


Wednesday, 26 July 2017

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Painted bodies, fire-breathers, burlesque dancers, freaks plus the finest club sounds - Roll up, Roll up! Into our magical Wonderland!

Body Circus 2017 presented by DIAMOND FX  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 held on Wednesday's and known as the main attraction of the festival week.

For the 20th 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 Hans Klaus Techt
Photo Hans Klaus Techt


  • € 25 on door // € 20 Early Bird

Dresscode: shrill, fancy, surreal, body- or facepainted or simply elegant, stylish, glamorous

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Photo: Karin Landl / Martin Rauchenwald

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Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl

The Music

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Program Schedule

  • 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.
    presented by DIAMOND FX
    08.00 pm: Step right up! The Red Carpet to the Surreal...
  • 08.00 pm: tba.
  • 04.00 am: Closing

Photo Guenter Floeck
Photo Guenter Floeck

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Body Circus, Photo Ingo Wandler

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Artists, Annimals, Sensations!
Photo Bertrand Orsal
Photo Bertrand Orsal

See all video reviews from past years on our TV Channel


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Body Circus, Photo Karin Landl

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