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Bangladesh Heritage

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MJMF Soccer on Remembrance and Independence Day of Bangladesh

Soccer Event

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

Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad, Canada, executive and Bangladesh Press Club of Alberta president Delwar Jahid was present as Chief Guest while the prize distribution ceremony was chaired by Ahsan Ullah, president of MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club.

In his address, Delwar Jahid called upon the youths to uphold the spirit of liberation and engage in the community, organizing such events for social change. Youth participation is must for a change, once I have taken roles in the liberation as a freedom fighter now advocating for peace and justice.

Among the players were RONY, SHAAN, NIGAR, ROBIN, JEWEL, TANVIR, BASHAR, SIFAT, AHAD, ROCKY, RUBEL, RUSEL JABED, SALA, SABREE and others played the tournament. During to the prize distribution ceremony Ahsan Ullah introduced 2 Ekushey Youth Awards recipients Robin and Sala.

The Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) currently renamed as MJMF Bangladesh Sport Club, is a non-political and non-profit organization based in Edmonton, that strives to support both, Bangladeshi and Canadian youth connecting them with the community through cultural and sports activities. During the last years MJMF has hosted a number of different sports events in Edmonton.

  • 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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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