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Bangladesh Heritage

About Us

A little History...

BHESA was founded and incorporated in April 2009 under the name »Bangladesh Cultural Association of Edmonton« by Siddique Hussain, Muhammad N. Islam, Shafiqur Rahman, Shahid Hassan, and Tajul Ali. Already in 2010 BHESA reached a size of about 150 members.

BCAE's Bengali New Year Celebration in 2011

BCAE's Bengali New Year Celebration in 2011

Kids at BCAE's Pohela Boishakh in 2011

Kids at BCAE's Pohela Boishakh in 2011

BHESA’s objectives beside providing member services and building a scoial, cultural, sports, and educational program were defined by

· the promotion and preservation of the history, culture and heritage of Bangladesh,
· the promotion of the Bangla language and its heritage to the next generations of Bangladeshi-Canadians,
· the promotion of multiculturalism and by fostering understanding and friendship with other cultural organizations.

On December 5, 2012 the organization changed its name from »Bangladesh Cultural Association of Edmonton« to »Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta« (BHESA).

Today BHESA is positioning its organization as Promoter of Bangladeshi Culture and Heritage in and around Edmonton. Find out more about our current activities at »About Us«.

 

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Topics

· Who We Are...
· A little History...
· Executive Committee
· Membership
· Frequently Asked Questions
· Publications
· Your Submissions

Our Past Executives

Find out who have been the past leaders of BHESA.