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Adventure at historic sites: museums and archives

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Join hundreds of thousands of visitors this summer exploring 20 provincially-owned historic sites, museums and archives for an affordable Alberta adventure. Dino kid at the Royal Tyrrell Museum Experience everything about Alberta’s history from close-up encounters with dinosaurs and vintage vehicles to learning about ancient bison-hunting culture and tasting delicious Ukrainian cuisine...

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Art Exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" by Ishrat Jahan

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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

Community

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 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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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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Grants engage visitors in new, creative ways

Community

June 01, 2017 : Visitors will be able to get tourism information in more innovative and easier ways – from trikes to high tech, according to a Media Release.Mobile visitor kiosks, like those used in Calgary, are among the projects awarded grants from the Visitor Services Innovation Fund...

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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

Community

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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Nominate an amazing volunteer

Community

June 22, 2017 (Media Release)Nominations for the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards are now open and Albertans are being asked to share the stories of the amazing volunteers in their communities. Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards“Every day, volunteers are helping to deliver important social, cultural and recreational programs that make life better for Albertans...

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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

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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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The Alberta Government in an announcement about the preservation of Alberta's past

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EDMONTON, AB (August 26, 2015): More than 60 projects in communities across the Province of Alberta will receive almost $1.5 million in total funding through the foundation’s Heritage Preservation Partnership Program...

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Valentine's Day Concert at Gateway Alliance Church

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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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