This week: Four countries, one purpose

It's going to be one busy week for all drama loving souls! In addition to the final games of the FIFA World Cup, several significant Air Guitar contests will be held all over the world. The top air guitarists are being searched in Bulgaria, Canada, Japan and in the United States.

National Air Guitar Championships events this week:

* Wed 9 July: Bulgarian Championships, Varna qualifier at Funcity Festival
* Thu 10 July: Canadian Championships, Toronto qualifier at Lee's Palace
* Fri 11 July: Bulgarian Championships, Plovdiv qualifier
* Sat 12 July: US Championships, Northwest semifinal at The Independent
* Sun 13 July: Japanese Championships: Tokyo qualifier at Shinjuku Loft


Tue 8 Jul 2014 | Permalink | Comments (0)

2014 enrolment begins

2014 enrolment begins

The world’s top air guitarists will gather in Oulu, Northern Finland for the 19th time this August. In addition to choosing the world champion on Friday 29 August at the Final, the four-day event offers air guitar spirited side programme in the exotic Finnish environment. The 19th Air Guitar World Championships will be held on 27-30 August.

Sign up in the qualifying round

The world finalists will be chosen at the National Championships held in the Air Guitar Network countries during the following weeks. Other air guitarists have a chance to win a golden ticket to the Final in the Dark Horses Qualifying Round in Oulu on Thursday 28 August. The contestants can sign up in the qualifying round here.  The registration deadline is 14th August. 

National Champions and the Dark Horses will challenge the reigning World Champion, Eric ”Mean Melin” Melin, who returns to Oulu to defend his title. In addition to the airy rivarly, the four-day festival includes the warm-up day Airientation on Wednesday 27, and a soothing post-festival trip to Iso-Syöte at Air Off event on 30-31 August. See the details and join in!


Tue 17 Jun 2014 | Permalink | Comments (0)

In the Spotlight this weekend: US and Japan

Happening on the Air Guitar front this weekend:

Friday (that is today)
US Air Guitar Kansas City qualifier at recordBar

* Japanese Air Guitar Championships Tokyo qualifier at Shinjuku Loft Plus One
* US Air Guitar Chicago qualifier at Underground Lounge - Chicago

Best of luck to every single contestant. Have an air-tastic weekend, y'all!


Fri 16 May 2014 | Permalink | Comments (0)

The Acts of Airness, next episode: Brooklyn

The Acts of Airness, next episode: Brooklyn

The US Champion 2013, Lt. Facemelter, and his suspicious methods of facemelting at the World Final last year

The season 2014 is about to begin in The United States. The first US Championships qualifier will be held in Brooklyn (NY) on 1 May, and the battle takes place at Saint Vitus bar. More info on the event can be found on the Facebook event. 

The entire US Championships 2014 schedule hasn't been published yet, but some bits and pieces are out already. 


Fri 25 Apr 2014 | Permalink | Comments (0)

UK Championships Final in July

UK Championships Final in July

 W!ld Th!ng 37, UK Champion & Air Guitar World Championships 2nd runner-up 2013

Wake up call for the UK Airheads: The National Championships entry is now open. The National Final is to be battled at Boston Music Room in London on Saturday July 19th.

If you're in it to win it, fill out the entry form at More info on the event and early-bird tickets can also be found on the Air Guitar UK website. See you in London, airficionados!



Thu 24 Apr 2014 | Permalink | Comments (0)

The purpose of the Air Guitar World Championships is to promote world peace. 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. This is why the whole universe is invited to play the Air Guitar for the world peace at the end of the competition.

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