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Bangladesh Heritage

Current Events

What's Coming Next?

BHESA Event in 2014

BHESA Event in 2014

Please feel free to browse through the list of our currently planned events. We are constantly updating this section as soon as new information arises.

  • BHESA's Children Festival and Family Day (Events) Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    BHESA's Children Festival is an outdoor event for the whole family, with sportive activities and artistic competitions, games, ethnic food and lots of fun.

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  • International Day of Peace (Events) Tuesday, September 20, 2016

    Celebration of the International Day of Peace, also known as World Peace Day, a day dedicated to commemorate and strengthen the ideals of peace.

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  • Eid-ul-Adha Reunion (Events) Tuesday, October 25, 2016

    Celebration of the Eid-ul-Adha Reunion, and appreciation of the volunteers in the community.

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  • Formation of the Executive Committee Candidate List (Events) Friday, November 25, 2016

    BHESA announces its canditates for the election of the Executive Committee 2017.

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  • Human Rights Day (Events) Friday, December 09, 2016

    Celebration of Human Rights Day, at which back in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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  • BHESA's Kabaddi Competition (Events) Sunday, December 11, 2016

    BHESA's Kabaddi Competition is a tournament event, where several teams will compete against each other playing Kabbadi, a popular, national team sport in Bangladesh. We invite visitors to come out and experience this unique Bengali sports heritage.

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  • Annual General Meeting (AGM) (Events) Wednesday, December 21, 2016

    At the Annual General Meeting BHESA will announce the elected Executive Committee for the coming year 2017.

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  • Ekushey February, International Mother Language Day and International Heritage Day Celebrations (Events) Monday, February 20, 2017

    Celebration of International Mother Language Day, proclaimed in 1999 by UNESCO as an opportunity to celebrate the linguistic and cultural diversity of our communities in an effort to build peace and understanding between all nations and ethnic groups in our civilization.

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  • International Day for Elimination of Racial Discrimination (Events) Monday, March 20, 2017

    Celebration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, which is inspired by events in South Africa back in 1960, and an effort to promote elimination of all forms of racial discrimination.

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  • Pohela Boishakh (Bengali New Year) and Shadhinota Dibosh (Independence Day Celebration of Bangladesh) (Events) Saturday, April 01, 2017

    Celebration of the Bengali New Year, and the Independence Day of Bangladesh, which is a national holiday to commemorate Bangladesh's declaration of independence from Pakistan.

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  • BHESA's Youth Festival and Family Day (Events) Saturday, June 10, 2017

    BHESA's Youth Festival is an outdoor event tailored for the young generation and their families inlcuding kids, where the focus is on sportive activities, games, and artistic competitions. Visitors can enjoy ethnic foods from Bangladesh and connect with the community. Bring a good mood and have lots of fun!

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  • Canadian Multiculturalism Day (Events) Tuesday, June 27, 2017

    Celebration of the Canadian Multiculturalism Day, designated by the Government of Canada as an opportunity to celebrate diversity and our commitment to democracy, equality and mutual respect.

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  • Iftar Party (Food Festival) (Events) Saturday, July 15, 2017

    Celebration of Iftar Party, a food festival where people gather together to break their fast after the month of Ramadan.

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  • Edmonton Heritage Festival (Events) Friday, August 04, 2017

    Celebration of Edmonton's Heritage Festival, which is used to present peoples' cultural roots and communities.

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