South African International Tattoo Convention 2019: Win Tickets

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The South African International Tattoo Convention 2019 returns to Cape Town for the 3rd annual show with an upscaled offering of tattooers, bands and even bigger experience for visitors. The convention will take place at The Lookout at the V&A Waterfront from the 29th to the 31st of March.

The South African Tattoo Convention 2019

What is the South African International Tattoo Convention 2019 all about?

The South African Tattoo Convention invites a curated collection of 90 tattooers from over 15 different countries to present their personal style of tattooing. Each tattooer is inspired by over 15 genres of modern and traditional tattooing.

SAITC has become a highly respected event among the international tattoo community and is recognized by international artists as one of the most highlighted events on the world tattoo convention calendar; the only one of its kind in Africa.

The South African Tattoo Convention 2019

What Makes It An Experience Not To Miss?

There is something genuine and special about this global meeting place of world travelling artists. It offers a high-quality tattooing experience in a professional environment where you will receive world-class advice and have a wide selection of tattoo styles to choose from. The vibe always includes story-telling between travelling tattooers and clients alike, meeting people from all walks of life and getting to hang out, browse or even tattooed.

Whether you’re collecting a small memento-type tattoo from an artist’s drawing sheet, looking for some fine art prints for your home or committing to a full day tattoo by your favourite artist, there is an unexplainable magic that happens when so many people come together to share the stoke and get tattooed under one roof.

The South African Tattoo Convention 2019

What Happens Other Than Tattooing?

The 3-day show has upscaled their offering by introducing 6 live bands, 3 food trucks, an improved market area with fashion and lifestyle vendors, chocolatiers, coffee-roasters, a fully kitted beer garden and a picturesque ocean view deck bar. Everyone is welcome and children of all ages are now able to attend. (Please note, children under 5 will not be allowed inside the tattooer exhibit hall area).

How To Get Tattooed at #SAITC2019

Pre-book to avoid disappointment! Artist bookings are open and slots fill up extremely fast. To ensure you get a session with your favourite tattooer, head to the South African International Tattoo Convention website and book by emailing the artist directly before the convention to start discussing the process and your design and tattoo placement. Find the artists page here.

WALK-INS are also welcome! If you’re comfortable with throwing caution to the wind, buy your tickets to the convention and find an artist on site on the day between 29th –31st March 2019.

Spontaneously select a piece you love and get small, quick sketches and pieces of work known as “flash” designs without needing to pre-plan or pre-book.

The South African Tattoo Convention 2019

Featured Artists

1. Jenna Bouma – Handpoke Tattooer- World Traveling

2. Eddie Czaiki – Neo Traditional Tattooer – Paris, France

3. Yadou – Watercolour Tattooer –Warsaw, Poland

4. Bob Geerts – American Traditional Tattooer – Eindhoeven, Netherlands

5. Clemens Hahn –Neo Traditional – Manneheim, Germany

6. Ross Turpin – Western Japanese – Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

7. Greg Whitehead – Western Japanese – Portland, Oregon

8. Nate Hudak – American Traditional – Cincinnati, U.S.A

9. Waldo Del Rocca – American Traditional – Cape Town, South Africa

10. Rudolf Maartins – Sacred Geometry – Rotterdam, The Netherlands

11. Matt Cannon – Neo Traditional – Anaheim California

The South African International Tattoo Convention 2019 Hosts

Cape Electric Tattoo Spokespeople: Romy van Tonder

Ticket Information

Although the festival has increased their public experience offering, SAITC ticket prices have remained the same without an increase for 2019.

Friday Ticket: R195
Saturday Ticket: R280
Sunday Ticket: R240
Weekend Ticket: R590 –*includes a collector’s pin

29 March 2019 17h0 – 22h00
30 March 2019 –11h00 – 22h00
31 March 2019 – 11h00 – 21h00

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Competition - Enter to win

Win one of two sets of double tickets to the 2019 South African International Tattoo Convention!

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