Air Guitar World Championships

Oulu, Finland August 2021

25th Jubilee 14th November 2020

25th Anniversary of Air Guitar World Championships Nov 14th  at 8-10 PM (EET).

Covid-19 stopped us from organizing the world finals this year, but it can not prevent the virtual celebration! The Jubilee program consists of gazing back to how it all begun and how we came this far, magnificent air guitar shows, sharing of memorable moments and Jubilee Awards.

Join the event on AGWC website, Facebook or Youtube. Send your greetings to the other airguitar lovers around the world!

Vote for your favourite air guitar act in 6 epic categories:

  • Shiniest Pants: nominees Günther Love 2010,
 Sven Spandex 2018,
 Lily RocknRoll 2019
  • Best hair: Agnes Young 2018, 
Nordic Thunder 2011, 
The WizAIRd of Rockenroll 2019, Like Ever Gin 2011
  • Out-of-the-box Outfit: BucketButt 2004, Show-Show 2017, Seven Seas 2018
  • Sickest Air (aka most ambitious feat of acrobatic mayhem): TAM 2016 (headstand),
 Brymtime 2014, Van Dammage 2016 (knee slide off stage), Roxy McStagger 2003
  • Most Surprising Moment: The Ninja removes his hair 2014, Devil Seducer Marriage Proposal 2014, Jinja Assassin becomes a robot 2019
  • Most Dedicated Groupie: Jere Pekola, Paavo J. Heinonen, Marilyn Root

Vote is open here until 6th November.

Event on Facebook

#makeairnotwar #agwc25

World Championships

The air guitar year culminates at the end of August with the razzmatazz of the competition week, when air guitarists, fans and media representatives scurry from different continents to Oulu.

Airientation on Wednesday will set the mood, and the intensive Dark Horses’ Qualifying Round on Thursday evening will determine the last spots to the World Final. The Finals spectacle, with no age limit or entrance fee, can be experienced at Rotuaari Square in the city center.

You don’t need tickets to experience World Championships on venue – it is free of charge! VIP passes are sold during the summer. There’s room for everyone in this international family known for its communality, so welcome aboard!


Wednesday, Aug 21, 2019

Dark Horses Qualifying Round

Thurday, Aug 22, 2019
Viihdemaailma Ilona

Symposium for Climate Change and World Peace

Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Rotuaari Square

World Final

Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Rotuaari Square

National Competitions

Air Guitar World Championships is an internationally registered trademark. Licensed national competitions are held in various countries around the world.

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