Family Talent Competition 2020

Thank you to all who took part in the Speak Mandarin Campaign Family Talent Competition 2020!

A total of 494 family teams signed up for the competition this year. 26 teams from three categories were shortlisted at the Preliminary Round, and Winners were selected at the Grand Finals on 30 May 2020.


Click here to view videos of all the teams for the Grand Finals.





Category A (Kindergarten 1 and 2)


A08: Tan Ying Ting Klaris, Tan Kian Thong Nicholas



1st Runner-up

A02: Kwa Yan Terng Darrell, Kwa Chin Soon, Lee Xue Ting June



2nd Runner-up

A05: Lin Xinyu, Ang Jia Xi



3rd Runner-up

A09: Toh Jun Hong Malcolm, Toh Kee Chong Eddie



4th Runner-up

A04: Sophia Lim Xiang Qing, Yang Fengxia

Category B (Primary 1 and 2)


B06: Wang Yuxin, Lai Dan


1st Runner-up

B04: Li Siyuan, Zhao Xuying


2nd Runner-up

B05: Low Ningwei, Goh Beng Hong

Category C (Primary 3 to 6)


C03: Low Sing You Yogan, Ng Gek Puey Yvonne, Low Sing Ee Eldan


1st Runner-up

C05: Seah Ruihe, Fong Kah Wai


2nd Runner-up

C02: Li Xueying, Wu Shasha, Li Xuefei, Li Guo



A congratulatory message to all winners and participants, from our Guest-of-Honour, Ms Grace Fu, Minister for Culture, Community and Youth.







Note dated 7 April 2020

Due to the measures in place based on COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020 effective since 7 April 2020, teams for the Preliminary Round and Grand Finals for this year’s competition will submit video recordings of their performances. We thank all teams for their understanding and participation.



The Speak Mandarin Campaign Family Talent Competition, previously known as Parent-Child Talent Competition, is a nationwide competition that provides immersive opportunities for parents to bond and have fun with their children, while learning and speaking Mandarin.

The competition was first launched in 2013 and this year marks its eighth edition. A new category for pre-school participants was launched in 2016, and the revised entry guidelines for the 2018 competition allowed participation by up to four family members per team. Since 2019, the competition is also open to grandparents to participate as part of a team.


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.



Performance Theme

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

For more information on this year's theme, please click here.





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

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