The World Bodypainting Festival (WBF) is a bodypainting festival and competition which is held annually in Austria. It is attended by artists from 50 nations and attracts over 30,000 spectators. The Festival has been taking place since 1998, forming a part of the art and cultural scene and the festival season of the southern region of Austria.
The WBF has been involved in creating the modern bodypainting art movement, which has become worldwide, and the event’s media coverage has continually increased. “Body Circus“ is traditionally known as the main attraction of the festival week, they 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 international DJ’s and provocative stage shows.