The International Queerlesque Festival – Betty Fvck presents
Datum och tidLö 25.9.2021, kl. 20:30
Prisalk. 32 €
Betty Fvck Presents: The First International Queerlesque Festival in Helsinki
Following the huge success of the Extravaganza Queer Gala at Helsinki Pride 2020, Betty Fvck presents: THE FIRST INTERNATIONAL QUEERLESQUE FESTIVAL
Welcome to a world-class festival full of Drag, Burlesque and Queerness! In this festival you will see the most mesmerizing and breath-taking performances from all around the world. On the remarkable stage of Savoy theatre, combined with our stunning stage decoration and light, we will bring you the most spectacular world of Queer art! The show is highly recommended by YLE and will be featured on the YLE Let’s Lauantai live event.
The main headliner of the festival is Hungry, voted as the most AMAZING drag artist in the world; they have collaborated with Björk and guest judged at RuPaul’s Drag Race show. In addition to Hungry, we present 20 other world class artists to the stage of Savoy! Welcome to the spectacular Queer World of Drag, Burlesque and Circus art!
★ HUNGRY - the most AMAZING drag artist in the world (according to VOGUE), collaborator with Björk and guest judge at RuPaul’s Drag Race
★MISS COOL CAT - Extravaganza burlesque artist
★SILLY THANH - Asian burlesque pearl
★FRÄULEIN FRAUKE - Sweden's biggest burlesque export
The festival has two different shows on the same date: at 17:00 and at 20:30. Both shows have totally different acts! Each show lasts around 2.5 hours, including the intermission during which the bar is open. Buy a ticket to both of the shows and you’ll get a 20% discount! See the lineup below for your favorite artist timetable:
Earlier show 17.00 with the artists: ★ HUNGRY ★ MISS COOL CAT ★ SILLY THANH ★ FRÄULEIN FAUKE ✩ Miss Acrolicious ✩ Pepper Sparkles ✩ Lidia Bäck ✩ Molly Moonstone ✩ Veera ✩ Hannu Pham ✩ Anni Murtosaari ✩ House of FVCK
Later show 20.30 with the artists: ★ HUNGRY ★ MISS COOL CAT ★ SILLY THANH ★ FRÄULEIN FAUKE✩ Miss Acrolicious ✩ Pepper Sparkles ✩ Lidia Bäck ✩ Kerttu Viheliäinen✩ LeTa company ✩ AnnikkiArt ✩ Anni Murtosaari ✩ House of FVCK
Best costume prize for audience: A chance to win prizes by wearing the most Queer and Extravaganza outfits or masks.
Age limit: K16
The festival is supported by the City of Helsinki.
Trailer for the First International Queerlesque Festival (YouTube)
Highlights of Extravaganza Queer Gala at Helsinki Pride 2021 (YouTube)
Highlights of Extravaganza Queer Gala at Helsinki Pride 2020 (YouTube)
About Betty Fvck’s Queerlesque
Betty Fvck’s Queerlesque represents Diversity, Boldness and Queer. Welcome to the Queer World of Burlesque, Boylesque, Draglesque, Circus and much more. The Queerlesque Show provides a safe space for diverse queer art and culture in Helsinki. We are fighting against homophobia, transphobia and racism in art and society.
Due to corona virus situation, The International Queerlesque Festival -event was rescheduled from December 5th 2020 / January 23rd 2021 to May 15th 2021, and now again to September 25th 2021.
The tickets that have already been purchased will be valid for the new event date as they are.