Festival

Fräulein Frauke and John-Paul Bichard Proudly Present:
The 9th International Stockholm Burlesque Festival!


October 11 – 12th 2019

The `Smörgåsbord of Sin` – a spectacular, genderfu**ing, glittering, delicious extravaganza with the crème de la crème of top international Burlesque Stars!

Nine glamourous years in the making: the glittering, bodypositive, provocative, sexy and extravagant event that is The International Stockholm Burlesque Festival is back! Join us for two magical nights in two of Stockholm’s most beautiful venues and prepare to be blown away by a line-up of fantastic performers from around the world!

The weekend long event featuring performers from 15 countries and four continents and bringing you an ”in your face”, funny, beautiful, queer, feministic and sexual stage art festival in styles of neo- and classic burlesque, boylesque, circus, cabaret, live music, drag and dance.

Parties, workshops, networking opportunities, exhibition, tease, politics and empowerment. This is more than just a show: come and take part in this captivating, queer, elegant and inclusive world, dress up, dance the night away and meet amazing people!

We also offer you the immensely popular OCTBOOBERFEST on Saturday night: a lighthearted, fun and sport-like competition in the fine burlesque art of Tassel Twirling and part of a month long collection for the Swedish Breast Cancer Fund including raffle.


Festival Schedule

October 11 – 31 Offers at Melt
Free entré at Melt during the festival weekend, for anyone with a festival ticket, for any pre- or after show drinks.
During Oct 10 to 31 – all guests with a festival ticket will be treated to a free dessert after their dinner. Book through the website.

FRIDAY October 11

Södra Teatern – seated theater show – (sold out)
Doors 19.00 Show 20.00 + After party in Södran Bar
TICKET LINK: www.sodrateatern.com

SATURDAY October 12 

12.30 Workshop with Zelia Rose (sold out)
14.30 Workshop with Paris Original
Both at Nalen, Regeringsgatan 74

12.00 – 16.00 Photo Exhibition “When Two Worlds Collide” by festival producers
JP Bichard and Fräulein Frauke at Pershagen Gallery, Industrigatan 9

Nalen – show + OCTBOOBERFEST and wild party (sold out)
Doors 20.00 – 02.00 Show starts 21.00 (sharp) with Octbooberfest then two burlesque set + live music
TICKET LINK: www.nalen.com


Prices per show night:
Early Bird Tickets (until Aug 31): 295 SEK + ticket fee
Standard Tickets: 350 SEK + ticket fee
Door Tickets (if any left): 450 SEK

SBF 2018 Banner FBLine-up Friday:
Zelia Rose (aus), Paris Original (us), Kiki Deville (uk), Miss Botero (fr)
Featured acts:
Armi von Vep (fin), Bettie Blackheart & Veda Decadenza (fin), Diva Desaster (ger), Fifi von Tassel (nor), Fräulein Frauke (swe), Hedda (fin), Ivoncita (swe), Lucy Lovegun (aus), Nino Barbier (mex), Rudy Jeevanjee (uk), Salty Punch (swe), Savage Rose (uk), Seedy Frills (uk), Stockholm Higheelers (swe), Teresa Rugo (mex), Viola Panik & Mr Punch (it/ven)

Line-up Saturday:
Zelia Rose (aus), Paris Original (us), Kiki Deville (uk), Miss Botero (fr)
Featured acts:
The Incredible, Edible, Akynos (us), Arden Delacour (ger), Miss Behave (bel), Betty Fvck (fin), Miss Chrissy Kiss (est), Khuri (cub/us), Lou Safire (uk), Majo Cázares (mex), Mariposa Bop (uk), Miss Mouse (swe), Misty Lotus (swiss), Seymour Bottoms (swe/can), Zizi Zinnonna (nl)

The Stockholm Burlesque Festival was initiated by Duchess and the Amazing Knicker Kittens in 2010 and is now produced by Bichard Studios: international performer and singer Fräulein Frauke and artist and photographer John-Paul Bichard.

*Dress to impress* For costume and dress inspiration: https://www.pinterest.se/frauleinfrauke/burlesque-audience-inspirations/
No mobile or flash photography during the shows.