ST. PAUL - Back for it's 13th year, the Flint Hills International Children's Festival is exposing kids to artists from around the globe without ever stepping on an airplane.
200 schools from across Minnesota and Wisconsin are attending the festival this week. All the art, music and dance then opens up to the public this weekend.
KARE 11's Bryan Piatt introduces you to RumbaTap and Australia's Sway Poles, who will both be performing this weekend.
You can see RumbaTap both Saturday and Sunday at Lehr Theatre. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased here.
Australia's Sway Poles are performing both Saturday and Sunday outside in Landmark Plaza. Tickets are free.
For a list of all performances and times click here.
Festival Director Dayna Martinez announced this morning on KARE 11 Sunrise that Flint Hills has extended its contract with the festival for another five years.
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