Analyses | Leisure, culture and arts | 2018-10-19 | HKET

Finding the perfect stage for buskers

Following the abolition of the Mong Kok pedestrian precinct, many buskers moved their stages to other districts. With a view to preventing the chaos in Mong Kok from happening in other areas, there have been calls for a licensing scheme. However, introducing any sifting systems will likely be criticised for jeopardising the nature of street performance. How should the society treat street performers if we would like to get the best of both worlds?

The full version of the commentary is in Chinese only.