Thanksgiving History and Traditions Instagram Trivia Giveaway

Find out how much you know about the history and traditions behind Thanksgiving and win a gift bag from the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv! Enter now!

How to Enter

Each day from November 8 -17, 2018, a trivia question relating to the history and traditions behind Thanksgiving will be posted on the Embassy’s Instagram account @usembkyiv. To participate, post your answer to the question in the comments of the original post and tag two (2) friends. To increase your chances of winning, answer as many questions as you like.

To provide an eligible reply:

  • Answer the question correctly
  • Tag two or more of your friends

One person can only submit one answer to each question; those who submit more than one answer to any question will be disqualified.

On November 13 and 19, those who provided  correct replies under each post will be entered into a Live Instagram Raffle (4:30 p.m. Kyiv time), to determine the winners who will receive gift bags with U.S. Embassy-branded prizes.

Participation in this contest is deemed as acceptance of these Official Contest Rules. Contestants are reminded that by participating in the contest, they are bound by Instagram’s Terms of Service and any agreements with Instagram contained therein.


Contestants must be at least 13-years-old on the date of entry into the contest. Contestants must be residents of Ukraine and may not be U.S. citizens or lawful permanent residents.

The contest starts on Thursday, November 8, Kyiv local time. Answers may be submitted between Thursday, November 8, and Sunday, November 18. The prize raffle will be conducted live on Instagram on Tuesday, November 13 ( 5 questions posted on November 8 – 12) and Monday, November 19  (5 questions posted on November 13 – 17) at 4:30 p.m.


Winners will be announced on the Embassy’s Instagram @usembkyiv on Tuesday, November 13 and Monday, November 19, 2018. Each of the winners will be randomly awarded gift bags with U.S. Embassy branded prizes.