Photo by Hjalti Árna


For the first time in Iceland's history, the country will compete in the Air Guitar World Championships. In April of this year, Eistnaflug hosted the 1st semi-finals at Gaukurinn and at Eistnaflug 2019 in July, the festival will host the 2nd semi-finals and the finals of the National Air Guitar Championship. 


The winner at Eistnaflug will win the title of Iceland’s best Air Guitarist and will be sent to Finland to compete at the 24th annual Air Guitar World Championship (AGWC), held in Oulu, Finland on August 21-23, 2019.


Interested in participating at festival? SIGN UP! by emailing

Both competitions will be held at Stúkan, our 2nd stage.

Fri. July 11th @6:20pm - 2nd semi-finals
Sat. July 12th @6:20 pm - FINALS!

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Air Guitar Workshop!

On Saturday July 13th @15:30, the great Markus "Black Raven" Vainionpää, Air Guitar champion from Finland, will be giving an Air Guitar Workshop to those who have signed up to compete in the Air Guitar Championship! The workshop will take place in Safnahúsið.


Make sure to sign up for the championships to not miss this amazing opportunity!