Oodles of National Finals Coming Up This Weekend

National Finals in Switzerland, Brazil, Australia and Finland

Just when you thought this mega spring of air guitar cannot get any busier there are four national finals coming up this weekend.  

The airy climax of the Swiss Air Guitar Championships takes place in Sommercasino, Basel on 28 May. Which of the nation’s air guitar contestants will be crowned as the 4th champion, that we will find out this Friday. At the very same day Air Guitar Brazil, one of the youngest members of the air guitar family, will organize its second national air guitar championships. Brazilian air guitarists will challenge each other in the final that takes place in Goiania.  

Air will be whipped in both south and north this weekend as the national finals will be battled in both Australia and Finland on Saturday 29 May. The combined final of Australia & New Zealand will take place in Canberra, Australia. The air guitar enthusiasts Down Under are already holding their breath to find out who will be their 9th air guitar champion! Finnish Air Guitar Championships will also culminate this Saturday, as the national final will be competed at YleXPop in Helsinki. Good luck to all contestants!  

The French Air Guitar Champion 2010 is a lady!

After a somewhat lengthy semifinal tour and stiff competition France has a new national champion a la 2010! The energetic Eva Gina Runner snapped the first place on 24 May in the final held in Paris, and left all other air guitarists licking their wounds and hoping for better luck next year. Eva Gina Runner will challenge her fellow countryman and current World Champion ,Sylvain ”Günther Love” Guimene, in Air Guitar World Championships in Oulu, Finland on 27 August. The 15th Birthday of AGWC will be celebrated on 25-28 August – Join the party!

More information:

Switzerland: www.airguitar.ch

Brazil: www.airguitarbrazil.com.br

Australia: www.airguitaraustralia.com

Finland: http://ylex.yle.fi/tapahtumat/ylexpop2010/ylexpop2010-esiintyjat

Air Guitar World Championships and the AGWC Network: www.airguitarworldchampionships.com

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