Tuesday's performances celebrate international influences.
Chicago's first lady, Maggie Daley has guided the program and is proud of its success.
"I met a technician at northwestern hospital who was telling me that she's now a young scientist. but she was in one of the arts programs and what it meant to her as a teenager," said Maggie Daley.
There are 30,000 programs available in art, science, sports and several other categories.