Local | Europe’s biggest burlesque event – performing arts of a feminist form of entertainment: Stockholm Burlesque Festival

By on August 28, 2016
A sumptuous and entertaining haven of inclusion, openness and extravaganza will be when The Stockholm International Burlesque Festival invites you to its sixth birthday party on 7 and 8 October. Bichard Studios: international burlesque artist Fräulein Frauke and photographer John-Paul Bichard, is proud to invite you to a performing arts festival focusing on the queer-friendly and feminist form of entertainment burlesque expressly oozes of both vintage beauty, glitz and glamor as much as policy, standard issue positions and humor.
During two spectacular evenings in Nalens beautiful facilities offers the festival on 34 acts from 15 countries by some of the world’s best burlesque performers with circus, drag, cabaret, dance, humor and live music. It also invited the “Octbooberfest – Tasseltwirl Championship”, a fun and lighthearted contest of “burlesque sport” spinning the chest tassels with a month-long collection of the same name to the band Pink Breast Cancer Fund, workshops and DJs.
Australian superstar Imogen Kelly is the main attraction and one of the festival’s headliner and the first time that a “Reigning Queen of Burlesque” / “Miss Exotic World” (2012) – the largest burlesque price in the world! – are invited to Sweden. Imogen is not only a great artist, but also an academic, activist and comedienne. Luminous Pariah is one of the largest Boylesque artists, a beautiful mix of burlesque, dance and art. One of Britain’s most loved Comperes Lili la Scala makes her Swedish debut with witty tongue, nightingale voice and amazing creations from an enviable vintage wardrobe.
Alongside an incredibly rich and diverse line-up of highly skilled both Swedish and international artists, seen two international circus acrobat duos: Duo Vilja (swe) and Leo and Teo (us) who have been specially invited. A unique feature of the festival is also the award-winning Swedish team The Amazing Knicker Kittens, who will be resurrected for an evening with their winning act from Las Vegas in 2009 during Friday.

The 6th International Stockholm Burlesque Festival – 7 & 8 Oktober, Nalen

www.stockholmburlesquefestival.com

www.nalen.com

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