World Final 2018

Friday 24 August // rotuaari square // Free entry, no age limits


Incredible performances, international love and big emotions

The Air Guitar World Championships Final is a celebration of love and peace - the culmination of the world-wide season of air guitar and gathers only the best to the battle on stage in front of international crowd and media. The World Final offers performances of the world’s best air guitarists and magnificent show for both old and new friends of air guitar.

The National Champions and Dark Horses will challenge the reigning World Champion, Matt "Airistotle" Burns from USA. Only one of them can be the master of Air, and leave the stage with the shiniest trophy. The winner will be awarded with unique Flying Finn-guitar, handmade by Mr. Matti Nevalainen.

The Final is hosted by the esteemed Master of Airemonies, Justin "Nordic Thunder" Howard and Mr. Jani Kortti, who is known for his Dark Horses' hosting.


World Final starts at 8pm, duration ~2 hrs.


We have a VIP area with best views to the stage, special performance by air guitar legend Nordic Thunder and a food buffet with local delicacies!

Purchase the VIP PASSPORT from our webshop.



There is a separate, raised viewing area for disabled visitors. Rotuaari square can be very crowded so please be there in good time before the final begins.



Welcome to the airiest competition in the world!