The Italian Bodypainting Festival is the only event in Italy of international scope of its kind to be now in its 7th year in a row. In 2006, Flavio Bosco took part for the first time at the Italian Body Painting Festival, winning the Golden Painter. The contest was televised during the Festival del Garda, broadcast on RAI 2. Fiorella Scatena, finalist in the competition, was awarded as 2nd place ties. In 2007, Elena Tagliapietra was decreed by the president of the jury Vittorio Sgarbi, the winner of the Italian Body Painting Festival, painting the body of the actress Maura Leone. A tied Fiorella Scatena and Flavio Bosco for 2nd place respectively have painted the former Miss Italy Mirca Viola and actor Beppe Convertini. The contest was televised during the Festival del Garda, broadcast on RAI 2 by Elenoire Casalegno.
In 2008, Fiorella Scatena has won the title of Golden Painter at the Italian Body Painting Festival becoming the Italian champion, finalist Flavio Bosco tied for 2nd place. Since 2010, the Artistic Director of the Italian Body Painting Festival was entrusted to the ‘talented hands’ and the creative minds of the trio ColorSensation, which year after year, have demonstrated the ability to lead with passion and professionalism the festival, always obtaining a most successful public and artists.
Since 1998 takes place in Austria, the World Cup is entirely dedicated to the art of body paint, which pits the greatest professionals from 40 different countries. Flavio Bosco, Fiorella Scatena and Elena Tagliapietra participated in the World Bodypainting Festival in several years.
Fiorella, his debut year in the World Body Painting Festival in 2008, just 23 years old, won the 1st prize in the category of Special Effects, bringing honor to the Italian flag for the first time on the podium.
In 2010, Flavio Bosco was ranked 3rd place in the category Airbrush, becoming the first Italian to wave the flag on the podium of the airbrush category.
In 2011, Fiorella Scatena and Elena Tagliapietra compete with the World Body Painting Festival, winning a fierce and fought 3rd place in the category Special Effects, finishing with pride on the world podium.
In 2012, Flavio confirms his talent with an airbrush with a 2nd place, winning the title of vice-champion of the world in Airbrush.
Fiorella in 2012 qualifies 2nd in the semi-finals and finally touches the podium by only 3 points resulting in a 4th place flanked by Elena in the category of Special Effects.