Diversity is the essence of life. What would we be without our artists? In a world increasingly dependent on a screen, we at Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation seek to bring real world experiences to our little corner of the world here in Northwest Arkansas.
We are a registered non-profit dedicated to bringing Indian music and dance to NWA. Donate now and support us. It means a lot to us!
We are proud to receive grants from the Walton Family Foundation and the Walmart Foundation.
President & Executive Director
Srividya is a founding member and the President of Ra-Ve Cultural Foundation. Her exposure to Indian..
Satish grew up in a small town in the south of India, where he lacked opportunities to learn or listen to live music concerts.
Arun’s appreciation for classical arts were shaped by watching his sister learn and perform Indian classical..
Gokul has made beautiful NWA his home for the past 10 years. Prior to this, he has lived in China, Dubai and India
Although Nandini grew up learning Carnatic music, she doesn’t recall attending many concerts.
Despite growing up outside India, Smitha had the opportunity to not only learn but also attend and appreciate Indian Arts
Born and raised in a family of musicians, Vijayashri Vittal started her musical training from her grandmother,
After working in education over the last 10 years, Kaila understands the importance of learning in all areas