In 1996, 26% of all school-age children (31% of boys and 22% of girls) were enrolled in primary and secondary school education, and only 35% were enrolled in primary education (36% of boys and 27% of girls). According to official data, in the 1999/2000 school year, approx. 1/2 children of school age. The country has 70 primary schools (including three technical ones), three lyceums. There are several dozen Koranic schools where Arabic is studied. Since there are no higher educational institutions in Djibouti, those wishing to continue their education go abroad, mainly to France. According to topschoolsintheusa, the Higher Institute of Scientific and Technical Research (VINTI) was founded in 1979 to study nature, natural resources, archeology and the traditional culture of the peoples of the country. Magazine “Punt”, Published by the Social and Human Sciences Section of VINTI in cooperation with the Society for the Study of East Africa, it covers issues of history, culture, literature and art, and also publishes articles on the traditions, customs, legends and legends of the Afar and Somali tribes. Under the auspices of the Palace of the People, built in 1985, the Committee for the Development of Culture and Art of Ethnic Groups operates, which studies and promotes the oral creative heritage of the Afars and Issas. Popular among Djiboutians are works of oral folk art, legends, myths, fairy tales and traditions passed down from generation to generation, often in poetic form, as well as traditional folk music with extensive use of tam-toms. There are 5 cinemas and the theater “Salin” in the capital.