Byurakan Arts Academy was opened by "Yerevan Perspectives" International Music Festival on 03.04.2015. The opening ceremony was attended by Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and Mrs. Rita Sargsyan the world famous pianist Evgeny Kissin Minister of Culture of Armenia Hasmik Poghosyan honorary president of "Pyunik" Foundation Gabriel Jemberjyan representatives of regional and local authorities and other responsible officials. The mission of this unique organization is to promote the young and accomplished Armenian musicians as well as other art professionals and their foreign partners providing them necessary conditions and opportunities for closer cooperation in sake of development of art in Armenia. Meetings with Armenian intellectuals and discussions on modern relevant topics are being organized in Academy as well as master classes concerts presentations and demonstrations for all artists. The building is the only one of its kind in the region and is among academies of several famous festivals in the world which brings together young musicians in the special environment for transferring high professional musical skills and the idea of creating a joint art together with renown international musicians. The academy has already hosted number of important events involving prominent representatives of Armenian music film theater literature and fine art.