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Bangladesh Heritage

Welcome to BHESA

Celebration of Amar Ekushey

The initiative of the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) was celebrated in Edmonton on the honorable status of International Mother Language Day and Ekushey February. In order to highlight the spirit of Ekushey, the organization has been performing Amar Ekus for the last few years. This day was celebrated in Edmonton with the message of saving all the mother tongues.

BHESA's Ekushey February Celebration in February 2018

BHESA's Ekushey February Celebration in February 2018

On Tuesday, February 20, a very prominent environment has provided wreaths at the temporary Shaheed Minar. BHESA's special project committee chair Delwar Jahid, BHESA's president Mashod Bhuiyan, the members of the executive committee, Syfur Hasan on behalf of Bangladesh Heritage Museum and Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) placed flowers on Shaheed Minar.

A discussion was held on this occasion. Delwar Jahid said in his speech that in order to bring our community together, we have to build up and establish a strong organization and should promote the spirit of Ekushey to the Bangladeshi community and our people at large. The meeting was chaired by Mashod Bhuiyan.

The general secretary of the association, Mohammad Ali, and ex-officio Faisal Bhuiyan, vice president Sabbir Ahmed also spoke on the occasion. Besides, Muhammad Ali, Mohiuddin, Amir Hossain, Sultana Majumdar, Iqbal Hasan, Muzaffar Hossain, Ruknuddin Japan, Hydarjan Chowdhury, Syfur Hasan and Chadni Laskar participated in the program.

The Ekushey celebration was broadcasted on Facebook Live as a first.

  • Bengali New Year 2025 Saturday, April 21, 2018

    On Saturday, April 28, 2018 our community will celebrate Bengali New Year 2025. The Boishakhi Mela will take place at the Mill Woods Senior and Multicultural Centre in Edmonton and the evening program starts at 7.00 PM.

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  • Opening of the Bangladesh Heritage School on Ekushey 2018 Sunday, February 25, 2018

    On February 25, 2018 the Bangladesh Heritage School has been inaugurated in Edmonton, Alberta in Canada. The founders and supporters hope that the new school will support the idea of Ekushey by teaching Bengali language and music to the young generations of our local community.

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  • Celebration of Amar Ekushey Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    The initiative of the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) was celebrated in Edmonton on the honorable status of International Mother Language Day and Ekushey February. In order to highlight the spirit of Ekushey, the organization has been performing Amar Ekus for the last few years. This day was celebrated in Edmonton with the message of saving all the mother tongues.

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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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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