Milan ready for Burlesque Award 2013

Enthusiasts are snapping up tickets for the Milan Burlesque Award 2013 event, scheduled for 17 and 18 May in the Teatro Elfo Puccini.
The third edition of the festival will welcome 20 artistes from all over the world, competing for the Best Performer, First Runner-Up and Most Comic Act awards.  Among them will be Amelie Soleil from the UK, Angelique Devil (USA), Bettsie Bon Bon (UK), Chi Chi Bouvet (Germany), Deeva Kant (Italy), Lilly Bulle (Switzerland) and Trixi Tassels form New Zealand.
The jury will be chaired by Miss Dirty Martini from the USA, voted “Miss Exotic World 2004” and world’s best performer for four consecutive years.  She will be joined by Mitzi Von Wolfgang, director of Italy’s first school for burlesque in Milan, and  Bioux Lee Hayes, producer of the Black Cat Cabaret in Leicester Square’s Café de Paris in London.
This year’s programme will include presentations, special guests and workshops, all under the baton of popular presenter Attilio Reinhardt. Special guest hors concours will be Kitty Bang Bang from London.
Tickets at €35 plus booking fee are available from the event website or from the Elfo Puccini box office on Corso Buenos Aires.