(This release comes courtesy of our pals in the Finnish Mother Ship.)
In 20th Year of Competition, Russia Wins First Ever Air Guitar World Championship
Media release. Published: 29-Aug-2015 12:59 am
Kereel ”Your Daddy” Blumenkrants was crowned the first-ever Russian Air Guitar World Championtonight in Oulu, Finland at the 20th Anniversary of the event, which promotes world peace. The competition was extremely tight and it came down to a thrilling 3rd-round Air Off between Your Daddy and Matt ”Airistotle” Burns from the United States. The two also happen to be friends from opposite ends of the world who met each other through the annual worldwide competition, illustrating the message of brotherhood that the Air Guitar World Championships has spread for 20 years.
The rainy weather didn´t dampen the spirits of thousands of air guitar fans who crowded the town square of Oulu to celebrate this unusual, long-running event and watch the best air guitarists from around the globe battle it out for air supremacy. It was a dramatic conclusion to a historic night of good vibrations and creativity that also included a performance by French musical-comedy troupe Airnadette and modern circus group Race Horse Company from Finland.