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.

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.


Grand Finals

The Grand Finals will take place on Saturday, 15 July 2017 at the Rock of Ages Auditorium, Zhao Lim Building. Participants will prepare two speeches based on the given theme, and will also be put through an improvisation segment!

Members of the public may attend the event. For registration, please email details to Admission is free.

Details of the Grand Finals are as follows:

Date:  Saturday, 15 July 2017
Time:  10.30am to 2.30pm

Rock of Ages Auditorium

Zhao Lim Building 

115 Eunos Avenue 3, Singapore 409839


Regular updates on the competition are available at the Speak Mandarin Campaign’s Facebook page

This competition is co-presented with Noon Talk Media.


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