Busker.com, home of the global street performance competition, today announced that musicians from around the world are now able to pre-register at www.busker.com for exclusive access to information about the upcoming Busker Prize.
The contest begins Summer 2011 and will give street musicians the opportunity to bring their performances off the street and onto the Web for a chance to entertain the world as well as bring home €20,000. Music fans are encouraged to pre-register as well for all the latest news and information.
“Busking was very familiar to me growing up in Dublin and it’s one of the simplest and most genuine performances an artist can give,” said Justin Moore-Lewy, spokesperson for Busker.com. “I’m very excited to see all of the very diverse and exciting musical performances from around the globe that this contest is sure to attract.”
Official registration is expected to open in April, and entrants will be asked to upload a busking video as well as a personal video testimonial to show the person behind the music. Judging criteria will be announced with official registration. Visit www.busker.com for more information.
Busker.com is the home of the global street performance competition where street musicians will have an opportunity to upload their performances for a chance to win €20,000. While busking includes other artistic performances, the global Summer 2011 competition will only be open to street musicians. Busker definition: Street performance or busking is the practice of performing in public places for money. People engaging in this practice are called street performers, buskers, street musicians, minstrels, or troubadours. (Wikipedia).