In 2017, "Renaissance" cultural and intellectual foundation launched a project dedicated to Gregory of Narek, Armenian poet, theologian and composer, Saint celebrated by Apostolic church. The most important aim of the project is to make Narekatsi's huge heritage presentable and available for the wide layers of public. The trilingual website, created in scopes of this project, a complete information can be found on personal and writing life of Narekatsi. On each section of the website, the information is always fresh and interesting, through constant updates. In the section "Book of Lamentations", translations of the book in various languages are placed. This list is only going to grow through time.
“Renaissance” cultural and intellectual foundation is a non-profit organization, does not pursue commercial benefit. It acts on the basis of international treaties of RA, according to the constitution of RA and is available around the country. “Intellectual Renaissance” and “Cultural Renaissance” foundations were found in 2013 and 2014, and were operating separately until 2017. In 2017, the foundations have united and are continuing their work as “Renaissance” cultural and intellectual foundation.
The foundation works on preserving, developing and sharing Armenian intellectual and cultural heritage. To this aim, our foundation has implemented a number of projects, such as:
• Saroyan House | Purchase of William Saroyan’s house to transform it into a house-museum
• Armenianmusic.am | Armenian National Musical Treasury
• Renaissance of Narekatsi
• Contribution to the development of the Armenian Wikipedia
• Contribution to the Armenian translation of “Khan Academy”
• Publications and republication of books
• Installation of statues
• High Fest