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Austria hosts World Bodypainting Festival

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A participant poses with body paintings during the 15th World Bodypainting Festival in front of Woerthersee lake in Poertschach, Austria on July 7, 2012. Some 30,000 visitors are expected at the three-day event, with over 200 artists from 44 countries showing off their creations in the hope of taking home a prestigious World Award, the equivalent of a world championship title.

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A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria on July 7, 2012.

Heinz-peter Bader / Reuters

A model poses during the annual World Bodypainting Festival in Poertschach, Austria on July 7, 2012.

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