The RA Government’s cultural policy envisages several programmes for supporting culture, creators and cultural initiatives, which are being implemented:
The functions of creating film products, presenting domestic film production in Armenia and the international arena, and digitizing the Armenian film heritage are carried out by 2 state non-profit organizations implementing the cultural policy and public organizations providing cultural services that won as a result of the competition for grant-funded cultural programmes.
Cultural heritage programme
The programme includes registration, reservation, scientific study, replenishment, restoration, and popularization of museum exhibitions and movable cultural heritage. The programme is carried out in 36 museums, the National Archive of Armenia, the Department of History and Cultural Monuments of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia, 2 state non-profit organizations , and one NGO through an NGO.
Books and writing programme
The programme aims at equal development of all parts of the literary and publishing field: writing and producing literary products, publishing, preservation, development, dissemination and popularization of the literary-cultural heritage implemented by 12 organizations that provide cultural services that have won the grants competition for state funding.
The programme aims at the creation of a competitive field for the creation of art products and provision of art services in the field, encouragement of debut creative programmes, experimental and innovative forms of art, and evaluation of individual creators and phenomena. The programme is implemented by 37 theatres as well as by public organizations and individuals awarded grants as a result of the competition of grant-funded cultural programmes.
Cultural and aesthetic education programme
This project is aimed at identifying and developing children’s spiritual and aesthetic abilities, ensuring the accessibility of aesthetic education, increasing the quality of cultural services, and implementing aesthetic education programmes. It is implemented by public organizations providing cultural services that won the competition of state, community and grant-funded cultural programmes.
Regional cultural development programme
The programme is aimed at ensuring the continuity of the political decentralization of culture, invigorating cultural life in the regions, developing interregional ties, and ensuring the implementation of cultural activities. It is implemented by a public organization providing cultural services that won as a result of the competition for grant-making cultural programmes.
National Archives Programme
The project aims at ensuring the preservation of archival documents, replenishment, use and creation of an automatic information-search system and is implemented by the National Archive of Armenia.
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