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British Embassy in Montevideo launches “Ambassador for a Day”

The winners will have the opportunity to spend a day with British Ambassador Ben Lyster-Binns.

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Ambassador for a Day
Ambassador for a Day

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth’s Coronation, the British Embassy in Montevideo is pleased to launch the “Ambassador for a Day” competition. The winners will gain insight and experience of what an ambassador and the British embassy does in Uruguay.


  • The competition is for students aged 15 to 18 years old. It is not required for participants to speak English.

  • Participants answer a quiz about Queen Elizabeth II on Survey Monkey, published also in our Facebook page.

  • Those who answer all the questions correctly will participate in a draw to decide the winners of the prize.

  • The competition will run from Monday 13 May, 10:00 to Friday 24 May at the same time.

  • On Tuesday 28 May the draw will take place in the presence of a public notary to choose two winners; a girl and a boy. Results will be published on the British embassy’s Facebook page on the same day.

  • On Wednesday 29 May the embassy will contact the winners to coordinate their participation in “Ambassador for a Day”.


The winners will accompany the British Ambassador in Uruguay, Ben Lyster-Binns, for a working day in June. Lunch will be provided. They will also be invited to the reception to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II on 4 June at the British residence, accompanied by an adult.

Published 13 May 2013