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Bangladesh Heritage

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Celebrations of Pahela Baishakh Make Bangladesh Great Again!

Luncheon meeting at Alberta Parliament

Luncheon meeting at Alberta Parliament

The luncheon meeting takes place on April 4, commencing from noon - 2:00pm at the Edmonton Federal Building of Edmonton by the Minister of Community and Social Services. It comprises meeting with ND Caucus MLA’s immediately followed by introductions and member statements to be held at the Member’s Gallery of the Legislative Assembly.

In the luncheon meeting among others spoke Honourable Irfan Sabir, Minister, Delwar Jahid, President Bangladesh PressClub of Alberta, President, Bangladesh Ethnic & Heritage Society of Alberta-BHESA Mashod BHuiyan, BCAE representative Advocate Arif Khan, VP MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club Anamur Rahman, Vinay Dey, Tapas Howlader & others.

Before the session, Mr. Irfan Sabir Minister of Community and Social Services held in honor of the leaders. Mr. Sabir in his opening speech, the minister said that Canada is the land of many cultures and through the recognition of the Bengali New Year, will open a new horizon. Today is a historic day which will be a landmark.

After the opening speech of the minister in this historical and cultural events abroad, the recognition of the Bengali New Year is the first substantial discussion on the efforts of the Press Center of Bangladesh president Delwar Jahid in Alberta.

Bengali New Year, the statement proposed to the parliament of Alberta, Delwar Jahid in his speech today at the luncheon meeting said, this the opportunity to raise these senior citizens behind the past contributions of immigrants with deepest respect and gratitude, he recalls Mr. Siddique Hossain, Mrs. Shahnaz Hussain, Professor MA Mannan (former Dhaka University Vice-Chancellor), Dr. NC Das, Mr. Nehal Uddin, Dr. Ali, everyone their contributions to Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta, Bangladesh Students Association of University of Alberta, Edmonton city MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club, Bangladesh Canada Association of Edmonton and Bangladesh Canada Association of Fort MacMurry past and present executives, expressed gratitude and thanks for their work.

The development of bilateral relations between Alberta and the emphasis on business growth. Bangladesh Asia represents a role model of development, he urged more cooperation with Bangladesh.

BPCA president introducing guests to premier

BPCA president introducing guests to premier

The Baishakhi Mela also organized by BCAE were beautifully decorated with all the symbols of Bangla New Year celebrations and Bengali people in Calgary celebrate the day with traditional food, dress, and with Bengali culture.

  • 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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  • Nominations for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2017 Saturday, January 14, 2017

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

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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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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