Photo Contest: “Blue and Yellow everywhere”

Join us now and find your picture on Ukrainian Flag Day Collage!

How to participate

Take a photo that prominently displays the blue and yellow colors of the Ukrainian flag which you can find in everyday life. Upload the photo under your own username on Instagram or Facebook tagging U.S. Embassy (@usembkyiv on Instagram, @usdos.ukraine on Facebook), 2 friends, add hashtag #UAflagDay, follow U.S. Embassy @usembkyiv on Instagram or Like U.S. Embassy @usdos.ukraine on Facebook. Once a photo is uploaded to Instagram or Facebook, it is considered a final submission and may not be modified, edited, or replaced. Individual contestants may submit as many tagged pictures meeting the Contest requirements as they wish, but a prize may only be awarded for one submission (a single contestant will not be chosen for more than one prize).

A submission must be an original digital photograph taken by the contestant.

Participation in this Contest constitutes an acceptance of the Official Contest Rules.

Contestants are reminded that by participating in the Contest and uploading content to Instagram or Facebook, they are bound by Instagram’s/Facebook’s Terms of Service and any agreements with Instagram/Facebook contained therein.


Contestants must be at least 13 years old on the date of entry into the Contest. Parental or legal guardian consent is required for individuals under the age of 18. Contestants must be residents of Ukraine and may not be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.

The Contest starts at 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, in Kyiv local time. Entries may be submitted between 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, August 8, and 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 21. Judging begins on Monday, August 21 and ends on Tuesday, August 22, 2017.


The top three winners will be announced on the Embassy’s Instagram @usembkyiv and Facebook page @usdos.ukraine on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. Each of the winners will be awarded by special prize: Canon PowerShot A3500 IS photo camera for the 1st place winner, branded America House Bottle and T-shirt for the 2nd place winner, branded America House flash drive for the 3rd place winner. In addition, top ten photos will be selected for the Ukrainian Flag Day Collage posted as cover photo on U.S. Embassy Facebook and Twitter pages.