Air Guitar World Championships 2016
Welcome to the 21st edition of air guitar world championships!
The world’s best air guitarists will gather in Oulu, Finland for the 21st time in 24–26 of August. In addition to celebrating the message of world peace, the four-day festival also offers air guitar spirited side events for all the airy souls.
Ever since 1996, the Air Guitar World Championships has spread the peaceful message of Air Guitar across the world: According to the ideology of the Air Guitar, wars would end, climate change stop and all bad things disappear, if all the people in the world played the Air Guitar. At the end of the competition, the whole universe is invited to play the Air Guitar for the world peace. The contest has gone world-wide with massive international press coverage, several official national championships as well as tons of devoted fans in social media. All the old and new friends of air guitar, we wish you welcome to join our events!
Japan Championships starts in May
Japan, the legendary country of air guitar, announced the dates for their championships - the first qualifying round is held in Nagoya on 15th of May. Get ready air-heads, entry for the rocking competition is open now!
Japanese Air Guitar Championships 2016:
-May 15th - 1st Preliminary round in Nagoya (@ Nagoya Carnival Stars)
- May 29th - 2nd preliminary round in Tokyo (@ Shinkuju Loft)
- June 25th - 3rd preliminary round in Tokyo (@ Shinkuju Loft)
- July 9th - 4th preliminary round in Kagoshima (@ special stage in city of Hioki, Kagoshima)
- August 7th - the national final in Tokyo (@ Zicro Tokyo)
Season 2016 begins in Germany
Good news from Germany: the 13. season of German Air Guitar Championships starts this Saturday in Koblenz! The first round will take place in Discothek Dreams, and the event will be followed by the Bavarian Championships in Münich on April 8th.
Let’s see who will challenge Lady Liberty, the victorious German champion from 2014 & 2015, AGWC Headquarters wishes good luck to all the contestants!
German championships 2016
* Rhinland- Palatinate Championships @ Koblenz, Discothek Dreams, March 26th
* Bavarian Championships @ Münich, Backstage, April 8th
* National Final @ Koblenz, Circus Maximus, July 9th
Starting the season 2016 - US and Canada published dates
The season of Air Guitar World Championships 2016 was opened by Us Air Guitar Championships at the end of February, as they held the first official competition of 2016 on the Axes and Anchors cruise. The show on the high seas was hosted by the 2013 Air Guitar World Champion Mean Melin.
US Air Guitar also announced the dates of the national championships’ starting in June. The entry is open now at EventBrite
US Air Guitar Semifinals 2016:
June 17 @ Portland, Dante’s
June 18@ San Diego, The Merrow
June 24 @ Chicago, Subterranean
July 2 @ Boston, The Middle East
July 9 @ Kansas City, Kanza Hall
July 16 @ Washington DC, Black Cat
Canada will also start the hunt of the country’s best air guitarist as the qualifying rounds start in Saskatoon on May 14th. The registration is open now here
The Canadian championships 2016:
May 14 @ Saskatoon, Farmer’s Market
May 28 @ Toronto, Drake’s Underground
June 3 @ Montreal (Location TBA)
June 4 @ Ottawa, House of Targ
June 18 @ Red Deer, Fratter’s Speak Easy
June 25 @ Midland/Penetanguishene, Maple Valley Club
July 16, The National final @ Toronto, Virgin Mobile Mod Club
Celebrating the 21st season of AGWC! #worldairguitar
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