HOUSE OF ETNOGRAPHY AND CRAFTS

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The Centre of Popular Creation was founded in 1937 and till 1952 it was named Republican house of people’s art under Council of Ministers, department of cultural affairs ASSR. Consequently it was renamed and called People’s creation and cultural-educational research republican The Centre of Popular Creation was founded in 1937 and till 1952 it was named Republican house of people’s art under Council of Ministers, department of cultural affairs ASSR. Consequently it was renamed and called People’s creation and cultural-educational research republican centre. Today it is included and is a part of H. Sharambeyan centre of Popular Creation, and proceeds works in acquisition, preservation, restoration and popularization` of armenian folk art. Today, when many story - tellers, tale –tellers, ditty and carol singers and spreaders go away of the life it becomes an urgent problem to represent ethnographical and folk-lore art samples to readers . During the last 20 years many treasures of armenian folk –lore, stories, tales, riddles, sayings and proverbs, curses and blessings, carols are collected and preserved. These materials are very important in researching of life style, psychology, world outlook, religious belief of different ethnographical groups of armenian people. In course of its existence the Centre has co- operated with many specialists in folk-lore not only in Armenia but abroad as well. Thanks to their work much samples of folk-lore of different genre are collected and preserved. centre. Today it is included and is a part of H. Sharambeyan centre of Popular Creation, and proceeds works in acquisition, preservation, restoration and popularization` of armenian folk art. Today, when many story - tellers, tale –tellers, ditty and carol singers and spreaders go away of the life it becomes an urgent problem to represent ethnographical and folk-lore art samples to readers . During the last 20 years many treasures of armenian folk –lore, stories, tales, riddles, sayings and proverbs, curses and blessings, carols are collected and preserved. These materials are very important in researching of life style, psychology, world outlook, religious belief of different ethnographical groups of armenian people. In course of its existence the Centre has co- operated with many specialists in folk-lore not only in Armenia but abroad as well. Thanks to their work much samples of folk-lore of different genre are collected and preserved.