The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia has submitted for public discussion a draft resolution of the Government of the Republic of Armenia ” On the organization of the National Center for Folk Music and Dance. As the Deputy Minister Ara Khzmalyan noted, “the changes are not aimed at weakening, but, on the contrary, at strengthening the system. “We want folk art to be in demand among young people, to restore its public rating, to be heard everywhere,” said A. Khzmalyan then informed that in two months the Yarkhushta Festival will be held, the purpose of which, among other programs, is to bring strategic importance to the field of folk music and dance. Western Armenia welcomes this initiative, because we consider this as a step to preserve the art of Western Armenia, because what is presented came to Eastern Armenia during the genocide years, and the local culture was formed.