Culture is a qualitative expression of the way passed by any nation, by the state created by it. Culture is the main component of human values in the common treasury of mankind, the standard of mental potential of those who created it.
Armenia has appeared before the world mainly with its manifestations of creative ideas. The evidence of this are the monuments and temples spread all over the country, the books kept in Matenadaran and the libraries and museums of other countries, the works of art, sculptures, and the creations of Armenian composers, the national music have their own place in spiritual development of mankind.
Since the 19th century Yerevan has become one of the most important centers of Armenian culture, and after becoming the capital of independent country it has become the main center of development.