“Tiếng nói Xanh” (Talk Green Future) is a public speaking and debate competition, where young individuals are encouraged to showcase their intellectual and creative abilities. The competition aims to foster positive changes by promoting a green lifestyle and a sustainable future for all.

To explore a diverse range of global issues through societal, economic, and environmental lenses, and to provide solutions for sustainable development based on the “For Green Future” Foundation’s ten key action programs:

1. Green mobility
2. Green energy
3. Green office
4. Green consumption
5. Green lifestyle

6. Green urban area
7. Green tourism
8. Green education
9.  Green healthcare
10. Green sports

All high school students in Vietnam.

Participants can choose to compete in either Vietnamese or English.



Application Round

Student(s) register to compete in the competition individually or in team of two. Individual/Team submit a 300-500 words description about their idea through the competition’s portal: https://talkgreenfuture.net/.

The results for the Application round will be emailed to participants from [email protected]

  • Timeline: 02/11/2023 – 09/12/2023
  • Format: ONLINE
  • Result Announcement: 18/12/2023

Preliminary Round

Participants upload a video presentation (maximum 7 minutes) to Google Drive and fill (set ‘Anyone with the link’ mode) the link in the form sent to participants’ email.

The results for the Preliminary round will be emailed to participants from [email protected]

  • Timeline: 18/12/2023 – 05/01/2024
  • Format: ONLINE
  • Result Announcement: 15/01/2024 (Northern) and 22/01/2024 (Southern)

Face-off Round

Participants will be divided into 2 groups, depending on their language choice (Vietnamese or English) from the Application Round.

Random opponent selection via “Team tab” – a specialized software used in debate.

Each individual/team has 5 minutes to present their ideas and another 5 minutes to answer the opposing team’s questions.

The results for the Face-off round will be emailed to participants from [email protected]

  • Timeline: 24/2/2024 (Hanoi), 02/3/2024 (Ho Chi Minh City)
  • Format: LIVE in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City
  • Result Announcement: 06/3/2024

Play-off Round

Includes quarterfinals, semifinals, and finale matches.

Utilizes the “knockout” (live elimination) format.

The competition rules and format for the Play-off Round are consistent with the Face-off Round, with an additional Q&A session between the participants with Judges.

Result will be announced immediately at the end of each match.

  • Timeline: 23 & 24/3/2024
  • Format: LIVE at VinUniversity and Grand World, Ocean City
  • Result Announcement: 24/3/2024

PRIZE pool

up to 18,5 billion VND, including:

Cash prize
up to 
100 million VND

GSM Bike voucher worth up to 10 million VND for one year

A sponsored holiday at Vinpearl Nha Trang and VinWonders

VinFast EVO200 E-scooter

Up to 100% merit-based scholarship from VinUniversity

Apple Watch Series 9