16th World Bodypainting Festival

The 16th World Bodypainting Festival held earlier this month in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria, included artists from 45 nationalities and every continent drawing 29,000 visitors to the "Mecca of Bodypainting", according to the World Bodypainting Association.


Here are some of the most colorful entries.

A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Hyeon Jai YOO during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Hyeon Jai YOO during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Matteo Arfanotti during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Matteo Arfanotti during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Min Ah KIM during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Min Ah KIM during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Birgit Rhomberg during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival enter caption here on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Birgit Rhomberg during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival enter caption here on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Tera Bakker during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Tera Bakker during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Arianna Barlini during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Arianna Barlini during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Sarah Ashleigh during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Sarah Ashleigh during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Houyam Hajlaoui during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach. This artist won the world cup in the sfx bodypainting category on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Houyam Hajlaoui during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach. This artist won the world cup in the sfx bodypainting category on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Yasmina Jacinto during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Yasmina Jacinto during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Scott Fray during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Scott Fray during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Sandrine Lahou during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Sandrine Lahou during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Constanze Ryniak during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Constanze Ryniak during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Melanie Hill during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Melanie Hill during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
 A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Peter Tronser during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
 A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Peter Tronser during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Scott Fray during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Scott Fray during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Kate Kudrina during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Kate Kudrina during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Johanna Soegeng during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Johanna Soegeng during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Sonja Wiesendanger during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Sonja Wiesendanger during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival on July 5, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Melanie Hill during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Melanie Hill during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Helena Jordana during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)
16th World Bodypainting Festival
A participant poses with her body paintings designed by bodypainting artist Helena Jordana during the 16th World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach on July 6, 2013 in Poertschach am Woerthersee, Austria. (Photo by Didier Messens/Getty Images)

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