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Bangladesh Heritage

Ekushey Heritage Award

What is the Ekushey Heritage Award?

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) introduced its Ekushey Heritage Award in 2014. Once a year BHESA is recognizing the achievements of people and organizations who stand out to be a great help or asset for the local community by awarding a medal of honor for their contributions. The award may be given out multiple times and considered is the work in the different fields education, social work, and community services here in Alberta.

BHESA's Ekushey Heritage Award

BHESA's Ekushey Heritage Award

The awards are open to all Albertans, and the candidates are selected through an executive meeting held at BHESA. Considered are the activities and contributions of the candidates over a time period of the entire year. The names of the current nominees will be officially announced annually prior to International Mother Language Day on February 21st, and the awards will be handed out during the next public program at BHESA.


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