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Delwar Jahid elected as BCAE Special Project Committee Chairperson

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A little different Birthday Party

Lifestyle

The cold season may sometimes become a good excuse to lock ourselves away into our own warm and cozy four walls. If you are already tired of your own company, this birthday party may be an excellent inspiration for your family to socialize with your community...

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Alberta's historic recognition of the Bengali New Year & Cheerful celebrations in North America

Community

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...

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Art Exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" by Ishrat Jahan

Arts and Entertainment

The Bangladesh Heritage Museum in cooperation with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) is organizing an art exhibition by local artist Ishrat Jahan. The Edmonton Public Library branch at Abbottsfield - Penny Mckee has agreed to publicly display the paintings for three months, beginning at October 26, 2015 until January 25, 2016...

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Bangladesh Pavilion at CTV's Morning Live

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The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has represented the Bangladesh Pavilion for the upcoming Heritage Festival in Edmonton at CTV's Morning Live Show on Wednesday, July 8, 2015...

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BHESA announces Nominees for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2015

Community

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) nominated four dedicated volunteers for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2015. The nominees have officially been announced at the celebration ceremonies of International Mother Language Day on February 21, 2015 in Edmonton...

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BHESA celebrates Bangladesh culture

Community

Bangladeshi-Canadians who live in the Edmonton area are connected through a number of local cultural organizations, one of which is BHESA, the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta. In this article we want to introduce this organization and its people to a broader audience...

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BHESA Celebrates Youth Festival and Family Day

Community

On Sunday, June 14 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has invited the Bangladesh community and anybody interested in meeting the local Bengali people to celebrate the first official Youth Festival of the organization...

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BHESA organized the Bangladesh Pavilion at the Heritage Festival in Edmonton

Community

Between August 1, 2015 and Alberta's Civic Holiday on August 3, the William Hawrelak Park in Edmonton transformed into a rich display of arts, culture and ethnic heritage. During that time the Edmonton Heritage Festival, also known as the Servus Heritage Festival due to its title sponsor, took place...

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BHESA's Bengali New Year Celebration in Edmonton

Community

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has celebrated the Bengali New Year in Edmonton, Canada on April 25, 2015. The colourful gala was held at the Pleasantview Community Hall, where the Bangladeshi community and anyone interested had the opportunity to enjoy Bengali culture with ethnic foods, music, dance and more...

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BPCA, a hub for information about International Mother Language Day

Community

The Bangladesh community in Edmonton and vicinity area is made up of a bunch of colorful and vivid people, pursuing a number of interesting activities. A recently build organization named the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) has started an interesting intiative and is eager to become a hub of information about International Mother Language Day...

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Celebration of International Mother Language Day 2015 in Edmonton

Community

On February 21, 2015 a number of organizations, professional bodies, and people interested in the celebration of mother language and the topic of linguistic diversity joined together at the monument initiated by the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) in assistance with the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) to celebrate International Mother Language Day...

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Durga Puja Celebration in Edmonton

Community

On October 22, 2015 the Bengali community celebrated Durga Puja at the ACCA Centre (Asian Christian Association of Alberta) in Edmonton. The annual South Asian festival organized by the Alberta Bongo Society (ABS) is held in worship of Goddess Durga, also known as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav...

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Ifter organized by Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta in Edmonton

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Mahmuda Alam: A free community Ifter organized by Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta at Parkdale Community Hall in Edmonton on June 17, 2017. Islamic lecture by Advocate Arif Khan and a special prayer was held followed by the Ifter in this occasion...

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MILES and NODI from Bangladesh rock the Royal Alberta Museum Auditorium

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On August 8, 2015 SHS Production invited music fans to experience popular music from Bangladesh live in Edmonton. The legendary Rock Fusion Band Miles and "Channel I Shera Kontho" winner Moumita Tashrin Nodi performed in the Royal Alberta Museum Auditorium...

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MJMF celebrates cricket sports in Giovanni Caboto Park

Community

On Thursday, August 6, 2015 the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) has sponsored and organized a cricket match to celebrate the team sport. The event took place in Giovanni Caboto Park in Edmonton, Alberta, where 2 teams gave each other a suspense-packed fight for the Champions Cup...

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MJMF introduces the Ekushey Youth Awards

Community

Under assistance of the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA), the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) has introduced the Ekushey Youth Awards in February 2015. The award is seen as a means of appreciation for people who have stood out with exceptional contributions to or in the youth community, and who set an example by inspiring a young audience with their work...

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MJMF Soccer Friendship Tournament held in Edmonton

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On Saturday, April 12, 2015 the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation organized the MJMF Soccer Friendship Tournament at the premises of the Alex Taylor School (E4C) in the City of Edmonton. At the event 3 local soccer teams, the Edmonton Lathials, Edmonton Jomidars and Edmonton Jodhas met to determine a winner...

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MJMF supports Bangladeshi and Canadian Youth

Community

Mahinur Jahid, who died at the age of 27 in a tragic car accident, is the inspiration behind the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) which was created by his family to cherish the memory of a lost son and brother...

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MJMF's Ekushey Youth Awards Ceremony

Community

On the occasion of the Bengali New Year Celebrations on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at the Pleasantview Community Hall in Edmonton, Alberta the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) held an award ceremony to honour the recipients of the Ekushey Youth Awards 2015...

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Motherlanguageday[.]ca were hacked and now cleared by Google

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Notification: motherlanguageday.ca were hacked and now cleared by Google Google has cleared our security review request and suggests that Google systems indicates- http://motherlanguageday[.]ca/ no longer contains links to harmful sites or downloads...

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New state-of-the-art hospital for south Edmonton

City News

May 30, 2017: (SKNews) The province is committing $400 million over the next four years for the development of a new hospital in the rapidly growing Heritage Valley area according to a Media Release. Twitter

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Nominees for the BHESA Ekushey Heritage Award 2016

Community

On January 25, 2016 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) has decided on the nominees for the Ekushey Heritage Award 2016. Honoured will be three people of the community, Delwar Jahid, Ms...

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Opening of Ishrat Jahan's Art Exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" at EPL

Arts and Entertainment

On October 26, 2015 the Bangladesh Heritage Museum in cooperation with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) has opened the art exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" of Bangladesh Canadian Ishrat Jahan at the Edmonton Public Library, Abbottsfield - Penny Mckee Branch in Edmonton, Alberta...

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Preparations for the 40th Edmonton Heritage Festival

Community

On May 21st, 2015 the Edmonton Heritage Festival Association invited participants and sponsors to a preparatory meeting to plan and inform pavilion owners about organizational details in regards to the 40th annual celebration of the Edmonton Heritage Festival...

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Recipe for Shorshe Ilish Bhapa

Lifestyle

Qazi Tabassum Anam from the Bangladesh community here in Edmonton shared her ethnic recipe of how to prepare Shorshe Ilish Bhapa, a special fish dish from Bangladesh that is oftentimes served on Bengali New Year...

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Valentine's Day Concert at Gateway Alliance Church

Arts and Entertainment

On Saturday, February 14, 2015 at Valentine’s Day a concert featuring artists from Bangladesh took place in the auditorium of Gateway Alliance Church. The event was organized by Sound Waves Event in Edmonton, Alberta...

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