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Singapore Science Buskers

Singapore Science Buskers 2024

Singapore Science Buskers 2024 will adopt similar competition objectives as previous years and hope to continue developing each individual's communication skills through expressions of science in a creative manner.
Participants will still present and do a "show-and-tell" on any science topic. Busking and judging will be based on judges’ criteria and public voting.  

The competition timeline will begin from May 2024 to October 2024. 

What is Science Busking?

  • Science Busking is an effective way of communicating science.
  • Science Busking takes live demonstrations and interpretations to people.
  • Science Busking is very live, interactive, and can be very rewarding! 

SSB 2023

Award Winners

Please refer to the link below to check the SSB Award Winners.

SSB2023 Award Winners

Check out the official Facebook page for photos of the finals held at Seng Kang Grand Mall!
Watch the SSB2023 Highlights here:




Stay tuned to Science Buskers 2024!

  • Who can participate and how?
    Who can participate?
    • Anyone aged 7 years old and above.
    • You can participate as an individual or a team of up to 3 members.
    How to register?
    Registration is will open! Click here to register!
      Participants can take part in one of the following main categories:
      • Primary School 
      • Secondary School
      • Tertiary / Open (adults)
  • Key Dates

    Stage

    Activity

    Date 

    Stage 1

    Teacher’s Briefing

    7 March (Thurs)

     

    Registration

    7 March (Thurs) -

    9 May (Thurs)

    Stage 2

    Virtual Workshop on Science Busking 

    18 April (Thurs)

    Stage 3

    Onsite Audition Round

    4 July (Thurs) -

    10 July (Wed)

    Stage 4

    Finalist Announcement

    Early-August

     

    Onsite Masterclass for Finalist

    Late August

    Stage 5

    Onsite Final Round + Award Ceremony

    14 - 15 Sept (Sat and Sun)

    **updated as of 30th April 2024 

    Additional Resources

    Click here for the Teacher's Briefing slides!

  • Judging Criteria

    Score

    Judging Criteria for Final Busking Round 

    Remarks

    35%

    Science Communication
    • Explanations of demonstrations shown must be scientifically accurate and use scientifically precise and correct language without overwhelming the audience with jargon. 
    • Ability to explain science concepts in everyday language without compromising on the science accuracy

    Scoring by Judges

    35%

    Showmanship
    • Ability to engage, interest and excite the audience
    • How much ‘wow’ factor in the busking
    • Ability to make the audience feel inspired and walk away with the feeling that they have learnt something

    30%

    Setup, Costume, Overall look and feel
    • Creative and innovative ways of showcasing demonstrations
    • Blending of the look & feel with the science concepts presented
    • Creative booth design concepts

     

  • Prizes to be won

    You could win:

     

    Remarks 

    Prize

     

    Champion

     

     

    For each category.
    1. Primary,
    2. Secondary,
    3. Tertiary/Open 

     

     

    $800 Vouchers + Trophy + Cert + SCS Performance/Filming* Contract

     

     

    1st Runner Up

     

    $600 Vouchers + Trophy + Cert + SCS Performance/Filming* Contract

     

     

    2nd Runner Up

     

    $500 Vouchers + Trophy + Cert + SCS Performance/Filming* Contract

     

     

    Judges Awards

     

    5 prizes for Primary
    3 prizes for Secondary
    2 prizes for Tertiary/Open

     

     

    $200 Vouchers each + Cert

     

    Popularity Awards:
    Most Creative Busking

     

     

    For each category.
    1. Primary,
    2. Secondary,
    3. Tertiary/Open 

     

    $200 Vouchers each + Cert

     

    Popularity Awards:
    Best Dressed Team

     

    $200 Vouchers each + Cert

     

    Popularity Awards:
    Best Science Communication

     

    $200 Vouchers each + Cert

    ** Judges/ Popularity Award subject to potential changes

  • Terms & Conditions

    By submitting your application/registration for participation in Singapore Science Buskers (SSB), you agree that:

    a. Any and all personal data submitted by you in the course of your application/registration for and participation in SSB may be collected, used and/or disclosed by the organisers for various purposes, including to communicate with you for purposes related to SSB, and such other purposes the organisers may reasonably deem appropriate, or in relation to which you have otherwise provided your consent;

    b. The organisers may collect, use, disclose and share with its joint organisers and/or service providers, your personal data, including photographs or audio-video or other recordings of you captured or obtained by or for SSB ("Material"), for publicity and/or use in advertisements across all media, including, without limitation, in the organisers' publications, presentations, promotional materials on its websites, in its original or edited format, whether to promote SSB or otherwise, and without further notification, remuneration or compensation to you’

  • Past Winners