It took months of planning and the efforts of artists and curators from across the globe, but it all proved worthwhile as 14 countries swapped culture on Saturday night. Smirnoff’s hugely ambitious Nightlife Exchange Project swept the planet on November 27, with nightfall bringing huge parties to cities everywhere from Buenos Aires to Beirut.
We tagged along to witness the planning in Bangkok and experience the event in Bangalore, but regardless of where you were, there was no way to be everywhere at once. That’s why we’re bringing you a photo roundup of what went down, spanning from South America to Australia. Check out how cultures combined, continents collided, and people partied around the world.
For more on the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project, including photos, videos, and drink recipes, head over to the project’s Facebook page.
Click through for images from Nightlife Exchange parties around the globe.
A Thai-style dancer performs at the party in Lebanon
A glowing performance at the Beirut event
The crowd taking in Thai culture in Beirut, Lebanon
Brazilian dancers at the party in Sydney, Australia
The Australian crowd celebrates Brazil
Bonde do Role performing in Sydney
The crowd in Bangkok gets ready to experience a bit of Beirut
A Lebanese performer at the Bangkok event
The party in Thailand took advantage of the warm weather by taking place outdoors
Irish performers onstage at the event in Buenos Aires
Setting the stage in Argentina
Sao Paulo prepares for a night of Australian culture
Canadian “mounties” flank the event entrance in Bangalore, India
DJ Sultan performs at the Canada-meets-India event in Bangalore
A taste of Miami awaited revelers in London
DJ Zane Lowe channels his inner Yank on the decks London