Welcome to the International Science Drama Competition!

The International Science Drama Competition is an annual event that allows participants to incorporate their passion for science into acting.

Mark your calendars!


 14 - 23 Jun 2021


To be confirmed

International Science Drama Competition 2021 (EDM)
  • What is International Science Drama Competition?
    The International Science Drama Competition is an annual event aimed to promote science through drama. This is a competition involving teams from Singapore and overseas, and will be a great opportunity for you to showcase your talents and compete on an international level. 
  • What is the theme for International Science Drama Competition 2021?

    The theme for 2021 is “Sustainable Agriculture for a Better Future”, commemorating 2021 as the UN International Year of Fruits and Vegetables as well as the UN International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development

    Your performance should combine scientific content and drama. Examples of some possible topics include but are not limited to the following:

    • Farming using renewable energy sources
    • Hydroponics and Aquaponics
    • Food security
    • Protecting the environment as we meet society's food and textile needs
  • How do I participate in International Science Drama Competition 2021?

    Junior Category 

    • All participants must be age 12 or below, excluding teachers or adults who can help as backstage crew. 

    Open Category 

    • There is no age limit for participants; teams will compete in this category when at least one member is above age 12. 

    Short Films Category [NEW!]

    • There is no age limit for participants. More details in the circular below.

    You may participate with your friends, families or community groups. You may represent your school or an organisation or just form a team and compete on your own. Simply:

  • Key Dates of International Science Drama Competition 2021
    8 Mar 2021Submission of Entry Forms
    5 May 2021Video Submission Deadline
    19 May 2021Announcement of Shortlisted Singapore Finalists Videos
    7 Jun 2021Video Submission Deadline for Finalists
    14 - 23 June 2021LIVE Online Polling of Finalists Videos
    28 Jun 2021Results Announcement
    Jul - Sep 2021 (Date to be confirmed)GRAND FINALS! (Online)


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  1. What should I fill in under "Nationality" if my team composed of members of a different nationality?
    • Pick the nationality of the majority of your team members.
  2. Do I fill in the same first and last name, and email address under registration info and registration type?
    • If there is another point of contact for the category registered under registration type, kindly fill in the name and email address of the point of contact for the respective categories, e.g. name and email address of team leader. If the point of contact for the category registered is the same as that under “Registration Info”, do key in the same name and email address.
  3. What if the details of my entry, such as performance title, video title, or the number of performers, are not confirmed yet?
    • You can key in “TBC” or give us a rough estimate of the number of performers. Kindly update us when those details are confirmed by 1 Apr 2021.
  4. Can teams sign up for more than one category?
    • Should a school or organisation decide to register more than 1 team in the same category, there should be no repetition of team members across teams; the same team members can, however, participate across categories, e.g. Member A can take part in Junior Category and Short Films Category.
    • Should a team participate in more than one category, the same storyline cannot be repeated.
  5. Are there any Safe Management Measures (SMMs) in place for participating teams in ISDC 2021?
    • Kindly refer to the SMMs for ISDC 2021.

Contact Details:

If you have any questions regarding the International Science Drama Competition (ISDC), please email to:

Mr SEE Eng Sheng at see_eng_sheng@science.edu.sg (6425 2599)

Ms Melody CHEW at melody_chew@science.edu.sg (6425 2531)

Ms LIM Huan at lim_huan@science.edu.sg (6425 2441)

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