During this year's Tattoofest, apart from a small revolution in the way of evaluating separately fresh and healed tattoos made styles, we decided to invite expert judges. Apart from the basic jury: Robert Borbas, Tomasz Tofi Torfiński i Davee Blows, tattoos will be additionally judged by: OLD SCHOOL/TRADITIONAL Leszek/Crazy Lessi REALISTIC TATTOO OR WITH REALISTIC ELEMENTS OF REALISM / COLOR Joanna Fąferko REALISTIC TATTOO OR WITH REALISTIC ELEMENTS OF REALISM / B&G Radek Nikson Rozek GRAPHIC TATTOO (LINEWORKS, FINELINE, TRASHPOLKA, WATERCOLOR) Fabian Staniec NEOTRADITIONAL Bartosz Panas NEWSCHOOL Janusz Więckowski ETHNIC TATTOO (TRIBAL, BLACKWORK, GEOMETRY, CLASSICAL JAPANESE TATTOO) Karolina Czaja [...]
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We are back after a long break. We have spent this time talking and consulting with tattooists and people connected with the industry. Our numerous discussions focused on tattoo contests and their rules. Competitions have always been the main point of each convention. Thanks to them we can admire tattoos of the highest quality, excellent artistry and quality. In their new version we are making a step back for what was good: we are coming back to origin tattooing styles as separate categories. However, we are also taking a step forward by educating and creating simple and transparent criteria. We [...]
Due to ongoing pandemic situation, we have decided to postpone again next edition of Tattoofest. The new date for the 15th edition of Tattoofest is 11-12 June 2022. We hope that this time will allow us to put redoubled effort, so that the jubilee edition takes place in an atmosphere of joy, not uncertainty. Many thanks for the support that comes to us from exhibitors and partners – this confirms the rightness of this decision! All purchased tickets will be honored next year. You can also return them, for this you should write an email to: email@example.com. Stay safe! [...]
Finally the long-awaited moment has come when we can present you a poster promoting this year's edition of our Tattoofest tattoo festival. The author of the graphics is Kubec from the Slovakian studio Wolf Town Tattoo Collective, who won last year two awards, including one of the most important, i.e. I place in Best of Day category. Kubec's works are quintessence of neotraditional style and he has translated the history of the Krakow dragon into it, which inspired him to create the project for the 15th jubilee edition of Tattoofest.If you haven't know him already we highly recommend to catch up really quickly [...]
We invite you on the second day of 14. Tattoofest Convention! You can buy tickets in the Ticket Counter (only cash) 45 PLN - one day ticket Opening hours: Sunday- 11:00-18:00 Galicyjska 9, EXPO Kraków ---- Ticket will be changed for the band. Please don't take them off.
The monthly ”TattooFest” has been published regularly since April 2007. Every issue contains an interview with a Polish tattoo artist as well as with tattooers around the world, reports from home and European branch events, permanent columns such as” Inspirations”, ” Street art” or „TattooShops”. We always care about the design of the magazine, which contains phenomenal photos and also it’s printed on high quality paper. The Editor-in-chief: Dominika Mika The Editorial stuff: Radosław Błaszczyński, Aleksandra Hałatek, Beata Wojciszke, Marcin Stępień, Katarzyna Chudzik Text correction: Karina Malec, Krystyna Szymczyk Correction: Karina Malec Graphics designer: Jacek Tomana [...]
You want to get tattooed during Tattoofest but you don’t know which style and artist you can chose? We know how to help you to make that decision. First solution, might be using dedicated application - https://tattoofest.inksearch.co/ - created by our partner InkSearch.co. It will be useful to find interesting artist and style and check booking availability during the event. Second one, can be flash Box set up at the venue where you can find printed flashes prepared by our artists. Our crew will give you basic information about the design and let you know which artists are available. InkSearch.co [...]
BMX School on the 14. Tattoofest Convention. BMX School is the profesional school of BMX, started in 2005. Michał Basta - the founder and professional BMX rider. The main mission is to introduce all amateurs of this sport in fully professional manner. During the convention, you will be able to find out detailed information about their activities and borrow the bike ( in sizes for children and adults) and take advantage of free training.
DJ Bambus He is one of the precursors of DJing in Silesia. In the 90s he worked with the band 3-x Klan, later he co-created both albums of "Paktofonika", compilation "Usta Miasta Kast" and "19 Południk - Własnym Torem" and CDs opf "Pijani powietrzem" , MCF and debut of the Projektor. Until 2017 he was also an official member of Pokahontaz, with whom they released several albums. Scratches and cutes performed by DJ Bambus were also included in albums of such artists as: Buka, DonGALALesko, Lilu, Miuosh or Rahim. His sets are in old hip-hop mood, but still very danceable, [...]