U.S. Embassy Majuro – “My Culture, Ao Manit” Video Contest

U.S. Embassy Majuro – “My Culture, Ao Manit” Video Contest

 In celebration of Marshall Islands Culture (Manit) Day, the U.S. Embassy in Majuro invites Facebook friends in the Marshall Islands to take part in the My Culture, Ao Manit, video contest (see eligibility details below). Participants should submit one video that represents the videographer’s interest in his/her island culture, the need to keep Marshallese Manit alive, and ways in which we can support Marshallese cultural heritage. All submissions will be displayed on U.S. Embassy Majuro’s Facebook page, and Facebook friends will take part in the judging.

 How to Participate

Make a video that represents your thoughts on the theme, “My Culture, Ao Manit” and submit your video to the competition.  To submit your video, follow these instructions:

  • Submission must be a video no longer than 30 seconds in length.
  • Include the following information with your submission: name, email, telephone number, location of current residence, location of video, video title and a brief video description.
  • Submit your video to: U.S. Embassy Facebook Private Messenger
  • Entries cannot be altered after submission.
  • Video must not contain defamatory, obscene, offensive, or any other unsuitable language/images.
  • Videos can be in Marshallese or English.
  • Each participant may only submit one video.

Eligibility and Additional Information

  • The contest begins on September 3, 2021.  Entries will be accepted until September 16, 2021.
  • The contest is open to all our Facebook friends currently residing in the Marshall Islands. Employees of the U.S. Embassy Majuro, other U.S. government agencies, or U.S. government contractors and their immediate family members are not eligible to participate.
  • By entering this competition, entrants declare that they have read and accept the contest rules.
  • Before being published on the U.S. Embassy Facebook page, all videos will be screened by an Embassy staff to ensure compliance with these Official Rules and Facebook’s Conditions of Service.

Final Selection:

  • Poll voting by Facebook Audiences and U.S. Embassy Staff
  • Winners will be announced on Manit Day (Sept 24th)


  • 1st Prize: Olympus Tough TG-6 Waterproof Camera and Tripod
  • 2nd Prize: Samsung Galaxy Tab A (8.0”)/32GB’