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The official poster for Tattoofest 2023!


We are delighted to present a graphic promoting next year's sixteenth edition of the Tattoofest festival. Its author is Kasia Zagorska from the Kult Tattoo. The traditional image of the female resident of Krakow first was featured on our posters with the 2009 edition. We are delighted to return to this motif, as we are constantly enchanted by elements of one of the most recognisable Polish folk outfits, which reflected the sense of beauty and high level of artistry attributed to peasant women. We also traditionally refer to the history and symbols of Krakow. This time with the maiden, who [...]

The official poster for Tattoofest 2023!2022-12-15T16:15:46+01:00

Before and after party at Forum Przestrzenie


On the occasion of the 15th anniversary edition we are back in our favourite place, Forum Przestrzenie. And this time, the before and after will take place in its friendly spaces. Your mood will be taken care of by the brilliant DJs of Forum Przestrzenie 10.06 DE la rocka i Łapsky // 11.06 Good Paul i Senor Soul, golden Jameson Irish Whiskey and, of course, we! Save the address: 28 Marii Konopnickiej Street.

Before and after party at Forum Przestrzenie2022-06-01T21:52:37+02:00

Expert judges 2022


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 [...]

Expert judges 20222022-04-27T16:21:36+02:00

Tattoo contests 2022 and the jury


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 [...]

Tattoo contests 2022 and the jury2022-02-21T16:06:28+01:00

New dates! – UPDATE


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: Stay safe! [...]

New dates! – UPDATE2021-03-31T21:19:17+02:00

Tattoofest 2020 official poster


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 [...]

Tattoofest 2020 official poster2020-01-12T17:53:36+01:00



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 [...]

TATTOOFEST MAGAZINE2019-06-06T13:01:15+02:00



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 - - created by our partner 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. [...]

FLASH BOX / INK SEARCH2019-06-06T12:50:05+02:00