Aviano Elementry School celebrates World Kindness Day

Aviano Elementary School students and faculty prepare for a choreographed dance during a World Kindness Day celebration at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Nov. 15, 2016. More than 600 students and faculty, performed the dance to promote kindness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell)

Aviano Elementary School students and faculty prepare for a choreographed dance during a World Kindness Day celebration at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Nov. 15, 2016. More than 600 students and faculty, performed the dance to promote kindness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell)

Julie Peressin, Aviano Elementary School physical education teacher, leads a choreographed dance during a World Kindness Day celebration at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Nov. 15, 2016. World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, an international movement with no political or religious affiliation. The movement’s mission is to inspire individuals towards greater kindness and to connect nations to create a kinder world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell)

Julie Peressin, Aviano Elementary School physical education teacher, leads a choreographed dance during a World Kindness Day celebration at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Nov. 15, 2016. World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, an international movement with no political or religious affiliation. The movement’s mission is to inspire individuals towards greater kindness and to connect nations to create a kinder world. (U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Areca T. Bell)

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The Aviano Elementary School celebrated World Kindness Day at Aviano Air Base, Italy on Nov. 15, 2016. The annual celebration promotes kindness that reaches beyond race, religion, culture and language. World Kindness Day was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement, an international movement with no political or religious affiliation. The movement’s mission is to inspire individuals towards greater kindness and to connect nations to create a kinder world. More than 600 AES students and faculty participated in the event and performed a choreographed dance, which they learned in five weeks.