Winter Holiday Season Instagram Trivia Giveaway

Enter now to find out how much you know about winter holiday traditions across different cultures and win a gift bag from the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine!

How to Enter

From December 11 to December 27, 2018 we will post a distorted or obfuscated image of a well-known holiday season traditional object followed by a question on the Embassy’s Instagram @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 December 20 and 28, 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 Tuesday, December 11, Kyiv local time. Answers may be submitted between Tuesday, December 11, and Friday, December 28. The prize raffle will be conducted live on Instagram on Thursday, December 20 (7 questions posted on December 11 – 19) and Friday, December 28 (5 questions posted on December 20 – 27) at 4:30 p.m.


Winners will be announced on the Embassy’s Instagram @usembkyiv on Friday, December 21 and Friday, December 28, 2018. Each of the winners will be randomly awarded gift bags with U.S. Embassy branded prizes.