Parent-Child Talent Competition 2017

Please note the following updates:

  • New workshop sessions on 11 March 2017, 10am to 12nn and 12.30pm to 2.30pm, are now available
  • Workshop sessions on  3 and 4 March 2017 are full
  • Preliminary Round will be held on 8 April 2017. Registered participants will receive updates via email.

Please contact us at smctalentcomp@gmail.com if you have further queries. Click here to register now!

The Speak Mandarin Campaign Parent-Child Talent Competition is back for the fifth year! Here’s how you can participate:

  1. Form a parent-child team of up to three members
  2. Prepare a five-minute performance based on the theme “Childhood Memories”
  3. Present at the Preliminary Round on 8 April 2017

Selected teams will enter the Grand Finals to be held on Saturday, 3 June 2017. In addition to exciting prizes, winners also stand a chance to perform at the Mother Tongue Languages Symposium 2017 organised by the Ministry of Education and other events organised by the Speak Mandarin Campaign and its partners!

Scroll down for more information or fill out the registration form here now. 

Eligibility

The Competition is open to all Singaporeans and Permanent Residents. Participating children must be between the age of five and 12 years old, born between 2 January 2005 and 1 January 2012. Please refer to applicable categories.

Categories

There are three categories in this Competition. If you are signing up with more than two children, please register according to the age and birthdate of the elder child.

Category

Participating criteria

A

For participating teams with elder child born between 2 January 2011 and 1 January 2013 (aged five to six years old).

 

B

For participating teams with elder child born 2 January 2009 – 1 January 2011 (aged between six and eight years old).

 

C

For participating groups with elder child born between 2 January 2005 and 1 January 2009 (aged between eight and 12 years old).


Preliminary Round & Grand Finals

Participants will present their performances / pieces at the Preliminary Round in early April. Finalists will contend for the Winner title at the Grand Finals on 3 June 2017. Details of each event are as follows.

Event

Date / Time

Preliminary Round

8 April 2017 
8.30am – 12.30pm (two sessions)

Grand Finals

3 June 2017 (Saturday)
8.30am – 12.00nn (Category A)
1.00pm – 5.00pm (Categories B & C)

Rehearsals will take place on Friday, 2 June 2017, evening.

*Programme for Preliminary Round and Grand Finals are subjected to changes.

Workshop Sessions

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

  • 3 March 2017 (Friday), 7pm – 9pm (Capacity Full)
  • 4 March 2017 (Saturday), 10am – 12nn (Capacity Full)
  • 4 March 2017 (Saturday), 2pm – 4pm (Capacity Full)
  • 11 March 2017 (Saturday), 10am – 12nn (Capacity Full)
  • 11 March 2017 (Saturday), 12.30pm – 2.30pm

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

Prizes

Title

Category A Prizes

Category B Prizes

Category C Prizes

Winner

 

1x Trophy

$300 cash prize

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 4-in-1 Park Hopper tickets*

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1x Trophy

$300 cash prize

1 day pass to USS, S.E.A Aquarium and Trick Eye Museum*

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 4-in-1 Park Hopper tickets*

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1x Trophy

$300 cash prize

1 day pass to USS, S.E.A Aquarium and Trick Eye Museum*

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 4-in-1 Park Hopper tickets*

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1st Runner Up

 

1x Trophy

$200 cash prize

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 2-in-1 Park Hopper tickets *

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1x Trophy

$200 cash prize

1 day pass to USS and Trick Eye Museum*

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 2-in-1 Park Hopper tickets *

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1x Trophy

$200 cash prize

1 day pass to USS and Trick Eye Museum*

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 2-in-1 Park Hopper tickets *

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

2nd Runner Up

 

1x Trophy

$100 cash prize

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 2-in-1 Park Hopper tickets*

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1x Trophy

$100 cash prize

1 day pass to Adventure Cove Waterpark and Trick Eye Museum*

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 2-in-1 Park Hopper tickets*

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

1x Trophy

$100 cash prize

1 day pass to Adventure Cove Waterpark and Trick Eye Museum*

Wildlife Reserves Singapore 2-in-1 Park Hopper tickets*

Singapore Flyer flight tickets* and Sky View Pavilion dining vouchers

 

Finalists

 

Certificate of Participation each

$50 cash vouchers

 

Certificate of Participation each

$50 cash vouchers

 

Certificate of Participation each

$50cash vouchers

 

*For a family of four consisting two adults and two children

Contact information

If you have further enquiries, please contact us at:

smctalentcomp@gmail.com

Sign up here now.

 

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