Announcing the 10 finalists of ASEAN Youth Speech Contest

Date : 03 Aug 2020

Congratulations to the finalists of the ASEAN Youth Speech Contest. The ten finalists have been shortlisted from 93 applications from 10 ASEAN member states. Due to travel restriction from the COVID-19, C asean has separated the award into two categories: one for oversea finalists and the other for Thai residents.

For oversea finalists

You are to submit your best 7-min clips by 6 August 2020, 22.00 hours, Bangkok Time. Late submission will be eliminated from the final competition. Your video clips will be presented to the panel of judges on 7 August 2020 at C asean, Samyan Mitrtown before the live presentation of Thai residency finalists. Please note below instruction for your record guidance.

Record Guideline

  1. Stand upright and face directly to the camera
  2. Please wear your school uniforms when presenting, if you don’t have a uniform please dress appropriately
  3. No reading from the script, all finalists must memorize their speech
  4. No animation in the video, just plain speech clip either in .mov or .mp4 format
  5. Please email your clip directly to askme@c-asean.org. Late submission will be eliminated from the final competition.

 


For Thai resident finalists

You are to prepare your best 7-min speech and present to the panel of judges on 7 August 2020 at C asean, Samyan Mitrtown, Bangkok Thailand. The sequence of the presentation is randomized and will be announced at your arrival. All Thai residency finalists must arrive at C asean, Samyan Mitrtown at 14.30 hours Bangkok Time. Late arrival will be eliminated from the final competition. Please note that parents, relatives, teachers, friends, and morale support crew are welcome on the date.

Presenting Guideline

  1. Please wear your school uniforms when presenting, if you don’t have a uniform please dress appropriately
  2. No reading from the script, all finalists must memorize their speech
  3. Please arrive at C asean by 14.30 hours Bangkok Time on Friday 7 August 2020. Late arrival will be eliminated from the competition 


The winner announcement for both categories will be at the ASEAN Youth Speech Contest on Friday 7 August 2020.

  • Finalists who live in Thailand will be invited to the Award Ceremony at ASEAN Day Celebration on 8 August 2020, C asean, CW Tower, Bangkok Thailand to receive the certificate. To confirm your participation, please submit the completed form by 5 August 2020 at 12.00 Bangkok time to: askme@c-asean.org. One finalist can bring up to 2 companies to the award celebration on 8 August.
  • For oversea finalists, C asean will mail the certificate to your designated address.  


However, only the winner from each category will have the chance to present or play his/her speech in front of international diplomats and distinguished guests from both the public and private sectors. For further inquiries, please contact Ms Marisara at +66 (065) 5356354


Criteria for Speech Preparation as following:

Category

Judging Points

Speech Construction

  • Engaging introduction
  • Good flow of speech
  • Main points are well delivered with support evidence

Presentation and Delivery

  • Good speech gestures (Over act is not recommended)
  • Appropriate use of eye contact with judges and speaking pauses

Content of Speech

  • The message is relevant and straight to the point.
  • Originality (Plagiarism is not acceptable)

Language

  • Use of grammar and choices of words

Time

  • Finished the speech in 7 minutes

 

Agenda for the ASEAN Youth Speech Contest 

Friday 7 August 2020

Venue: Mind Space, C asean Samyan Mitrtown, Bangkok




Agenda for the ASEAN Day Celebration

Friday 8 August 2020

Venue: Multifunction Hall, C asean Ratchada, 10th CW Tower Bangkok

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