Art on Ice paintings by Wolfgang Beltracchi


Zurich from 1–4 March, 2018 | Hallenstadion
followed by Lausanne from 6–7 March, 2018 | Patinoire de Malley
and ending in Davos on 9th of March, 2018 | Vaillant Arena

The Art On Ice 2018 production was called “The Original” and the theme is all about art, inspired by the story of the German artist and counterfeiter Wolfgang Beltracchi. After being imprisoned for six years, Wolfgang Beltracchi has gone back to painting but now paints his own original works and signs his paintings with his own name. 

This incredible show has already reached its 23rd edition and was named “Number One Show Worldwide” by the leading event magazine “Venues Today”. 

Some of the highlights of Art On Ice 2018 included, British singer Emeli Sandé and her powerful performance and amazing voice. The Russian Olympic champion Evgeni Plushenko showed his iconic moves for the last time at Art on Ice. Nevertheless it was thrilling to see the 34 year-old legend on stage in Switzerland. Swiss figure skater from the canton of Wallis Stéphane Lambiel was brilliant as always: his smooth moves and fascinating sense of rhythm deserve endless admiration. This year the following ice-skating couples showed their talents to the Swiss audience: Meryl Davis and Charlie White from the USA, Russians Tatiana Volosozhar and Maxim Trankov, as well as Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot from Germany. Successful Swiss pop band Pegasus was warmly welcomed. The 15 year-old soprano singer Laura Bretan, e-cello performer Tina Guo, Art On Ice ice-skaters, acrobats, dancers and much more was there to be admired at the show.


Art On Ice – the most celebrated and successful figure skating show in the world .

Art On Ice is the unique, colorful interplay between Olympic and world champions on the ice and international music stars performing live on stage. Show trade publication Pollstar named Art On Ice the most attended indoor show event in the world. The inspiration for the theme of 2018 edition was the life of the German art forger and artist Wolfgang Beltracchi, whose paintings served as stage decoration throughout the show.