Montenegro 25 December: Petrovac

Christmas Day

A sunny blue sky blesses the Peace Run on Christmas Day!

Natabara (left) and Agraha Levine (right) are from the United States.

Palsh (left) is from New York and Bhramata is from Ottawa in Canada.

Sandro from Italy leads the runners carrying the torch. More than 20 countries are represented in this International team.

The children at 'Mirko Srzentic' Elementary School in Petrovac welcome the runners with High Fives!

Everyone is gathered in the gym to learn about the Peace Run.

Students hold the Peace Torch together.

The Director of the Peace Run, Salil Wilson, presents the vision of the Peace Run. In 2017 we are celebrating 30 years of Peace Run.

The runners are singers too - they perform the Peace Run song written and composed by the founder of the Peace Run, Sri Chinmoy.

Everyone is invited to feel Peace in their heart.

Now the children are invited to guess where the runners are from.

This lady comes from a very, very large country. The capital city is Moscow.

Now everyone joins in to sing the World Harmony Run song with actions.

A demonstration of behaviour that does not create Peace.

Many thanks to the Principal, Prof. Slavko Dasic, for inviting us to the school today.

Outside everyone has a chance to hold the torch.

The Polissar family from Seattle rest their weary legs after all the running.

Runners from Germany, Slovenia and Serbia engage in animated discussion over coffee.

This is one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world.