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World Bodypainting Festival

Starts: 12th Jul 2018

In a combination with international bands, artistic works and delicious food, from the 12th to the 14th July 2018 (Side Events from the 8th July) the city centre of Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, Austria becomes a living place of art.


Start Date

12th Jul 2018

End Date

14th Jul 2018


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During the last 21 years, the festival has been attracting not only artist teams from more than 50 nations but also numerous visitors that gathered to celebrate the art of bodypainting. The Goethpark between Stadtheater and Künstlerhaus provides the stage for performances of multiple colourful models, shows and installations. During all main days, International DJ’s and TOP musicians guarantee the audience high-quality sound and a smooth vibe. The street food market is ready to serve any gourmet with regional and international specialties. In addition, a wide range of bodypainting and make-up brands, as well as accessories, trendy fashion and lifestyle products at the fair zones may satisfy every visitor in Bodypaint City. The legendary World Awards winners’ ceremony on the final day concludes 3-day program full of spectacular art, amusement and shows.

Over 300 artist teams from more than 50 countries, present their works for all the spectators and judges. The legendary World Awards winners’ ceremony on the final day concludes 3-day program full of spectacular art, amusement and shows. Each year the World Bodypainting Festival gives an opportunity to thousands of visitors to enjoy Carinthia and stroll through the colourful paths of Bodypaint City. In addition to the world championship of bodypainting, the WBF is also the largest music festival in the south of Austria. Furthermore, spectators may admire national and international TOP musicians and DJ's on the main and side stages. The extensive program in Bodypaint City is accompanied by the fair where everyone can test and buy bodypainting colours, make-up and accessories. After so many fascinating experiences, the visitor may enjoy the scents of Regional Culinary delights and Fun Foods such as freshly made Pancakes, Burgers, Salads and much more.

The WBF Festival Pass includes all concerts and shows from 12th to 14th July, it is available for reduced price of 49 €. The day tickets are available from 21 € (discount is valid until 2 pm of the same day). All tickets options can be found on


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