BARCELONA TATTOO EXPO

THE INTERNATIONAL TATTOO CONVENTION OF BARCELONA IS BACK

We are pleased to present a new edition of one of the most traditional events in the world of tattooing worldwide.

The tattoo convention of Barcelona brings together more than 250 artists of different trends in the world of tattooing, each artist will be tattooing live in a conditioned box, with the maximum hygienic measures and a space to serve the public

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The convention is the perfect meeting point between lovers of leather art and artists of different styles, it is the opportunity to tattoo a piece with an artist from anywhere in the world, with traditional techniques or specialized in a tattoo style such as realism, traditional or Japanese among others.

You can attend to find inspiration, ideas or the latest trends, enjoy live art and if you feel like it, also get tattooed!

DISCOVER THE HISTORY AND SECRETS OF THE BARCELONA TATTOO EXPO

25 years of history of the tattoo world in Spain.

Barcelona Tatto Expo is undoubtedly a European benchmark as far as the urban art sector is concerned. 25 years of history and 23 editions fighting for tattoo culture, fighting to normalize art on the skin and professionalize the sector.

Miquel Garreta, director of Urban Line Concept Events together with his team celebrate this unusual edition by reinventing themselves once again and keeping alive the flame of the convention so that as soon as possible we can gather again around urban art.

TATTOO CONTEST

4th, 5th & 6th of October – 2024

FRIDAY 4

Categories

7 pm. Small Tattoo Black & Grey (maximum 15cm.)

8 pm. Small Color Tattoo (maximum 15cm.)

9 pm.  Best of Day

SATURDAY 5

Categories

6 pm. Anime Black & Grey

7 pm. Color

8 pm. Ornamental

9 pm. Best of Day

SUNDAY 6

Categories

6 pm. Anime Color

7 pm. Black & Grey

8 pm. Realism (B/G & Color)

9 pm. Best of Show

RULES FOR PARTICIPATION IN TATTOO CONTESTS

Contest entries will be held at the ‘’Public Information’’ stand from 4pm to 5pm throughout the three day period. We won’t accept any entries beyond this schedule.

Tattoo artists that don’t participate in the convention are not allowed to submit an entry to the contest.

We only allow one tattoo entry for every contest category.

It’s allowed to present healed tattoos to the contest, except for the Best of Day and Best of Show categories.

It’s preferable to present two or three-day tattoos to the Best of Show category.

Small tattoos ought not to exceed 15cm in size. Otherwise, they will be disqualified.

In the Black & Grey category, only tattoos in black, white and grayscale will be accepted.

In the Color category, tattoos ought to have at least one additional color besides black, white and grayscale.

Every category will have a first, second and third prize (for both the tattoo artist and their client).

It’s important that you take Health Regulations in Barcelona into account. We strongly request that you follow the instructions below:

  1. According to health regulations, it’s not permitted for two tattoo artists to work at the same booth.
  2. In the case of collaborations, the client will have to move between booths.