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Bangladesh Heritage

Welcome to BHESA

BHESA's International Mother Language Day Celebrations

On January 19, 2016 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) will celebrate the upcoming International Mother Language Day 2016 with a program at the MacEwan University, City Centre Campus.

BHESA and other allied organizations will be paying their homage to the language martyrs and will be celebrating the significance of this special day. Please join us with your family and friends to celebrate International Mother Language Day. BHESA nominated three dedicated volunteers for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2016 this year in recognition of their contributions to their fields or significant organizational endeavors.

This years' nominated recipients are:
· Delwar Jahid (Freedom Fighter & Journalist)
· Ms. Morsheda Begum (Cultural Activist)
· Salma Jahan (Director of the Edmonton Bangla School)

BHESA's International Mother Language Day Celebration in 2015

BHESA's International Mother Language Day Celebration in 2015

Location

Grant MacEwan University

Students' Association (Premises, Table 10 near Food Court)
7-292, 10700 104th Ave
Edmonton, Alberta
T5J 4S2 Canada

Date

Friday, February 19, 2016

Program

· Setup of a temporary Shaheed Minar
  (9:30am - 10:00am)
· Presentation of International Mother Language Day / Socialization
  (10:00am - 4:00pm)
· Pay Hommage to the Language Martyrs and National Anthem
  (-6:00pm)
· Lay down flowers
  (-6:15pm)
· Ekushey Awards Distribution
  (-6:30pm)
· Open Cultural Event
  (-6:45pm)
· Competition for Children
  (-7:15pm)

  • Dr. Ali, Hazara, Ashif & MJMF Nominated for the Prestigious Ekushey Heritage Award 2017 Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) have decided on the nominees for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2017 on January 14, 2017 in its Executive Committee meeting chaired by Mashod Bhuiyan.Honored will be three people and one organization of the community, Dr. Ali, Hazara Akter, Ashif and Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF-Bangladesh Sports Club) represented by its president Ahsan Ullah.

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  • Alberta's historic recognition of the Bengali New Year & Cheerful celebrations in North America Friday, May 05, 2017

    Alberta, Canada (May 5, 2017): The Alberta New Democrat Caucus of the parliament, in collaboration with the Provincial Assembly, a historic statement was made in recognition of the Bengali New Year by Ms. Dennis Wollard, MLA. It was welcomed by a huge applause of the respected legislators. Honorable Speaker of the House Robert E. Warner expressed his deep interest to the Bengali New Year.

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  • Celebrations of Pahela Baishakh Make Bangladesh Great Again! Sunday, April 16, 2017

    Edmonton, April 17, 2017 (BHESA) - Bangladesh Community in Edmonton celebrates Pahela Baishakh, the first day of Bengali New Year-1424, with great enthusiasm and festivity. Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta in Canada celebrates its Heritage Festival (Bengali New Year) in a colorful manner along with other organizations.

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  • MJMF Soccer on Remembrance and Independence Day of Bangladesh Monday, March 20, 2017

    On Tuesday, March 21, 2017 the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club) organized a colorful Soccer Tournament on March 21st marking the Genocide Remembrance and Independence Day of Bangladesh at the Edmonton Killarney School premises. At the event 3 local soccer teams, the MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club, Bangladesh PressClub of Alberta (BPCA) and Bangladesh Heritage Museum met to determine a winner in the tournament. BPCA and MJMF jointly won the championship by 2-2 goals in the final play.

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  • BHESA's International Mother Language Day Celebrations Tuesday, February 16, 2016

    On January 19, 2016 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) will celebrate the upcoming International Mother Language Day 2016 with a program at the MacEwan University, City Centre Campus.

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Member Information

Find out how to become a member of BHESA.

If you have questions about us or the Bangladeshi community, please feel free to contact us anytime!

Map of Bangladesh

Map of Bangladesh

21st February
is in Our Hearts

BHESA Booklet about International Mother Language Day 2014

BHESA Booklet about International Mother Language Day 2014

Bangladesh Heritage

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra in a Special Edition about Bangladesh Heritage

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra in a Special Edition about Bangladesh Heritage

Magazine of the
Bengali Community

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra is the Voice of the Bengali Community

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra is the Voice of the Bengali Community