My Story Public Speaking Competition 2017

The Speak Mandarin Campaign "My Story" Public Speaking Competition is an island-wide oratorical competition targeted at students between 13 to 18 year old. The Competition aims to encourage students to express themselves creatively in Mandarin, through a sharing of their personal stories and experiences.

Jointly organised by the Speak Mandarin Campaign and Noon Talk Media for the first time, the Inaugural Speak Mandarin Campaign "My Story" Public Speaking Competition has successfully concluded. A total of 12 Finalists were selected at the Auditions stage and the Winners emerged during the Grand Finals held on 15 July 2017 at the Rock of Ages Auditorium, Zhaolim Building.

Grand Finals

Congratulations to all Winners and Finalists! Thank you to all the partners and sponsors who have made this Competition a success!

Sharing Session

A sharing session took place on Saturday, 10 June 2017 at the Sun Yat Sen Nanyang Memorial Hall. Renowned DJ, Lin Lingzhi and artiste, Michelle Tay were invited to share tips on public speaking. They also shared their own stage experiences.

Preliminary Round

The Preliminary Round took place on Saturday, 17 June 2017 at the Rock of Ages Auditorium, Zhao Lim Building. Participants shared their own stories based on the theme "My Singapore" and the stories shared vary from the participants' aspirations to their own personal experiences.


This competition is co-presented with Noon Talk Media.


Co-organised by:

Mandarin Council     Noon Talk Media   

Supported by:

Chinese Language & Culture Fund    Lee Foundation     Singapore Middle School Chinese Teachers Association    Sun Yat Sen  

Sponsored by: 

OSIM    London Choco Roll     Puma    Rock of Ages    ZhaoLim