On Stage at Roberts World Fest

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Our Past Performers

A huge thank you all the amazing performers who lit up the stage of Roberts World Fest for the past three years. Below are some of our past performers.


Diya Chakraborty

Diya Chakraborty is thirteen years old. She is a eighth grader at Arkansas school for the blind and visually impaired ASBVI in Little Rock. She is blind since birth and an amazing musical prodigy. She is Zee TV Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs North America Top 7 (An international singing competition telecast on global TV). Diya has an amazing memory and remembers lyrics of hundreds of songs. She has been singing on stage since she was 5 years old. She has performed in several US cities including Houston, Boston and all over Arkansas. She has won many awards. She is proficient in several musical instruments including piano, harmonium, pakhawaj (a percussion instrument) and Tanpura.



Dev4ata (pronounced dev-cha-ta) is a dance ensemble that has been performing traditional Russian dances in Hot Springs and in Central Arkansas for many years. Dev4ata performed at the Greek Food Festival as well as with Oksana Pavilionis, a concert violinist and founder of the Ovation Music Academy in Benton, Arkansas. Svetlana Clemmons, Yelena House, Tatiana and Larisa Kachowski and Olga Calvert have delighted Roberts World Fest visitors with their beautiful dances for the past 3 years. 


O'Donovan School of Irish Dance

We are happy to announce O'Donovan School of Irish Dance is coming back to perform at Roberts World Fest 2017!

O'Donovan School of Irish Dance is an accredited Irish step dance school that has been proudly serving Central Arkansas since 1996. The O’Donovan School offers an Irish Dance program that develops each dancer to their full potential when training in this intricate and athletic dance form. The school offers beginner through championship level classes for all ages including adults. New students are always welcomed! 

The O'Donovan school performs year-round for many special events such as festivals, schools, assisted living centers, fundraising events and much more. Our performances showcase the lightning-fast, graceful Irish soft shoe as well as the thunderous and rhythmic hard shoe. Please feel free to explore the school's website to learn more about the school's acclaimed instructor Mary Rose O'Donovan Fansler from Cork Ireland, class schedules, see photos of dancers and more by clicking on the link below.