People across the world were glued to their television screens for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on Friday.
From Germany to Japan, British expatriates and locals held parties or gathered to watch the wedding on big public screens.
In South Africa, a celebratory garden party was held at the British High Commission in Pretoria.
In Israel, expatriates and Israelis gathered at the Yitzhak Rabin centre in Tel Aviv for a reception hosted by the British ambassador.
Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak made a speech congratulating the couple and the Royal Family.
The celebrations were slightly more muted in the Afghan capital Kabul. A group of foreign expatriates, who are working with different NGOs in the city, gathered in a small house for a party.
In Japan, it was evening by the time the ceremony started and anglophiles and enthusiasts flocked to pubs and bars to watch the wedding on television.
A suburban Hong Kong mall seized on the occasion to attract visitors by transforming a large area into a set evoking British high society.
In Taipei, people were also making the most of the occasion, with many dressing up in their finery to drink champagne in local bars.