/ WBF 2024

Timetable &

Dear participant,

Here is the schedule for each category within the World Bodypainting Festival.

We have this year ONLINE and LIVE Awards.

 The WBF Online Awards are placed 2 weeks before the LIVE festival week.
ONLINE DATES: 6-8 September 2024
LIVE DATES: 19-21 September 2024

Online Competitiors work from their own space, at home, their studio or anywhere in the world. Also we will have WBF Creative Hot Spots where you can join to go to and be part of a small community.

The LIVE competitions are the World Championships. Additionally there are some Special Awards. These competitions are now held in an indoor surrounding. We are very looking forward to welcome you LIVE or also see you Online.

Alex Barendregt
Festival Founder & Director

Please make sure you read the PDF Document "Artist Guidelines"
Trophies World Bodypainting Festival
WB Production
Diamond FX

Timetable & Themes

Themes 2024

Thoughts on the topic
The Power of Symbols: A Cultural JourneyWorld Award: Brush/Sponge, Open Category, Facepainting, SFX Make-up, UV Effects, Team Show
Dive into the rich human culture through the lens of powerful symbols. Explore how symbols, from ancient to contemporary, shape our identity, beliefs, and traditions. Let your creativity embark on a cultural journey, unravelling the stories behind symbols that connect us across time and borders. Get ready to infuse your art with the profound meaning of symbols!
Royal Rock Icon World Award: Creative Make-up
This theme calls for the creation of a makeup look that embodies the charisma and grandeur associated with royalty, while infusing the bold, daring spirit of rock icons. Think dramatic contrasts, bold colors, and a fusion of glamour and rock edge.
Time-Traveling DivasSpecial Award: Drag Make-up
This theme invites makeup and drag artists to embark on a creative journey through different eras, seamlessly blending the styles and aesthetics of various time periods. The theme encourages the artists to imagine iconic personalities or archetypes from the past, present, and future, and to translate them into captivating makeup looks. From the glamour of vintage Hollywood to the bold and futuristic styles of tomorrow, "Time-Traveling Divas" allows for a diverse exploration of beauty across time.
Time Travel – what is your destination?Online Award: Brush/Sponge, Open Category
“Chrome” (Creative Make-up Category) is the current buzz in makeup and fashion, while the concept of traveling is making a comeback as people are eager to explore the world again. The question is, where would your destination be, and more importantly, which year would you travel to? Would you want to alter past events or foresee the future? The possibilities are limitless! Let your imagination run wild!

/ Opening Hours

Useful Time Infos

WB Academy Education Program

Tuesday: 10:00 - 18:00
Wednesday: 10:00 - 18:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 18:00

WBF Check In

Thursday: 12:00 - 19:00
Friday: 08:00 - 22:00 
Saturday: 08:00 - 22:00

Facebook Event

Via Facebook, you can find a big community - find models, exchange ideas, follow the news. #wbfestival2024

Villacher Strasse 120, 9710 Feistritz, AUSTRIA
Festival Location
Messezentrum (Convention Center)
St. Ruprechter Strasse, 9020 Klagenfurt, AUSTRIA

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