Tag: busking

Amsterdam street artists may soon have to audition

Living Statue In an effort to rid the city of fake ‘living statues’ that intimidate onlookers and sometimes engage in criminal behavior, the city of Amsterdam may soon require buskers to audition to determine whether they should receive a license to perform.

Business owners have complained about the ‘East European’ gang of beggars.

Living statues causing problems

Amsterdam living statue The municipality of Amsterdam will examine whether its policies for street artists can be tightened.

A sharp increase in the number of East European street performers is causing much trouble in the city’s center.