REXBURG, Idaho -

Some big changes are reportedly coming to the Idaho International Dance & Music Festival in Rexburg.

The Rexburg Standard Journal reports the festival will be moving up by almost a month.

Citing executive director Donna Benfield, the paper reports the festival will now being July 8th.

Benfield tells the paper the decision was made to revitalize the dance festival after a decline in attendance over the past few years.

The festival got its start in 1983.

Our calls to Benfield were not returned Wednesday night.