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Busking in Copenhagen

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Busking in Copenhagen

Is it possible to busk in Copenhagen? If so, where? Do you need a license? If so, how can you get it?

Please give me more information about it, I would love to see this city and be able to afford it my artistic way!

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1. Re: Busking in Copenhagen

I believe you need a permission from the police.


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2. Re: Busking in Copenhagen

A set of rules from 2010: (p.8)



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I´d recommend contacting them ("Gadeoptræden"=Street Performance; Kontakt:: "Kontakt, Erhvervsservice", since changes of rules and policies occur frequently in the city.

Edited: 1:33 am, June 30, 2013
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Many thanks for your reply, it is very useful!

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4. Re: Busking in Copenhagen

Don't go there. Especially now. There is state vacation now and all Danes are away. Besides the law changed and police chases buskers. They are allowed to play only 5-8pm and not allowed to collect money at all because Danish law considers it begging=illegal.

Even the old buskers of Copenhagen say that something have changed this year. It is the crisis - some say.

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