5-7 Feb. Tattoo enthusiasts gather in Milan.
Body-art fans will gather in Milan this weekend for a three-day festival to celebrate the fashionable world of tattooing at Atahotel Quark in Via Lampedusa.
The 21st convention held in the city will see some 300 artists from 33 countries demonstrating their skill, among events including pole-dancing, a Mister and Miss Milan Tattoo exhibition and a Best Of competition for each day with a final for the whole weekend.
Categories in the competition will include best colour, best ornamental, avant-garde, best black and white, tribal, traditional, and most realistic colour, assessed by a highly qualified jury.
A detailed programme of events is available on the convention website.