Family Talent Competition 2020

The Speak Mandarin Campaign Family Talent Competition is back for the eighth year!

Scroll down for more information or register now! Registration is open till 23 February 2020.


[Update 21 Jan 2020] The theme for this year's competition is out now! Scroll down for more information. 

Participation Criteria and Categories

  1. Parent(s) or grandparents(s) and child(ren) must form a team. Each team is to comprise a minimum of two, OR up to a maximum of four members.
  2. Participating children will have to be between five and 12 years of age. For any other participating children below five years of age, their performance will not be graded.
  3. All participants must be Singapore Citizens or Permanent Residents.

The Competition will feature three categories. If you are signing up with more than one child, please register according to the age of the elder/eldest child.


Participating criteria


For participating teams with elder/eldest child in Kindergarten Level 1 or 2.



For participating teams with elder/eldest child in Primary 1 or 2.



For participating teams with elder/eldest child between Primary 3 and 6.



Preliminary Round & Grand Finals

Teams will put up a four-minute performance based on a selected theme at the Preliminary Round to be held on Saturday, 18 April 2020 at CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School (Primary). Finalists will contend for the Winner title at the Grand Finals on 30 May 2020.


Performance Theme

The theme for this year’s performance is "Our Singapore in 2030".


Workshop Sessions

To help you prepare for the competition, we will be conducting workshop sessions. Here, you learn some basic performing techniques such as voice projection and stage presence. Interested participants can sign up for these sessions during registration.

  • Saturday, 15 Feb 2020, 10am – 12pm
  • Saturday, 15 Feb 2020, 2pm – 4pm
  • Saturday, 22 Feb 2020, 10am – 12pm
  • Saturday, 22 Feb 2020, 2pm – 4pm
  • Saturday, 29 Feb 2020, 10am – 12pm
  • Saturday, 29 Feb 2020, 2pm – 4pm

All workshop sessions will be conducted at the CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School (Primary).

*Additional sessions may be added, depending on demand.





Cash Prizes for Winners

1st Prize: $500 cash

2nd Prize: $300 cash

3rd Prize: $200 cash

4th Prize*: $180 cash

5th Prize*: $150 cash

All winners will receive a Trophy & Certificate of Participation

Additional Prizes for Winners

  • Hans Vision eDictionary PX2201
  • WaWaYaYa JoyReader eStorybook
  • Book vouchers from Maha Yu Yi & Hook on Books
  • Sheng Siong shopping vouchers
  • Singapore Flyer flight tickets & a Sky View Pavilion dining voucher
  • Wildlife Reserves Singapore tickets
  • Resorts World Sentosa attraction tickets**


  • Certificate of Participation
  • Maha Yu Yi book vouchers
  • Sheng Siong shopping vouchers

*Category A only

** For 1st and 2nd Prize winners only


Contact information

If you have further enquiries, please contact us at:





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Prize Sponsors: