Giving importance to the return of traditional songs and dances to daily life and making them part of a living culture through preservation, elaboration and popularization, and to the promotion of development of national self-consciousness, the Ayb Educational Foundation and Gagik Ginosyan, Honored Worker of Culture, founder and artistic director of the Karin Traditional Song and Dance Ensemble, founded the National Song and Dance Academy Educational and Cultural Foundation in 2015. National Song and Dance Academy implements a number of projects aimed at dissemination and popularization of national culture. At present, 35 people from different countries support the implementation of projects of National Song and Dance Academy.