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Bangladesh Heritage

Welcome to BHESA

A Bangladeshi Heritage & Cultural Association

The Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) is a Canadian socio-cultural organization that preserves, promotes and celebrates Bangladesh culture, heritage and history, serving the local community of Bangladeshi-Canadians in the Edmonton area. Read more about what we are all about.

BHESA is dedicated to creating a cohesive and effective voice of our community with the aim to make a positive difference in the lives of our children, youth and adults. We strive to build cultural enrichment, peace, progress, and prosperity, and the preservation of our cultural heritage.

Recipients of BHESA's Ekushey Heritage Award 2015

Recipients of BHESA's Ekushey Heritage Award 2015
[ltr] Delwar Jahid, Ali Noor-e-Alam, Dr. Moshfiqur Rahman, Kausar Khondokar, Mohd. Zakaria

BHESA is to ensure the best possible services to our community in a way of inspiration, commitment, novelty and courage. We do have our voice and plenty of action.

Become a member of BHESA now and help to shape our growing community, or meet us on one of our cultural events. We are looking forward to meet you and help you when and where we can…

News from BHESA

  • BHESA's International Mother Language Day Celebrations Wednesday, February 17, 2016

    On January 19, 2016 the Bangladesh Heritage and Ethnic Society of Alberta (BHESA) will celebrate the upcoming International Mother Language Day 2016 with a program at the MacEwan University, City Centre Campus.

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  • Nominees for the BHESA Ekushey Heritage Award 2016 Friday, January 29, 2016

    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. Morsheda Begum, Salma Jahan.

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  • Kabaddi Tournament on Victory Day 2015 Sunday, December 06, 2015

    BHESA is inviting fans of the team sports to a special celebration of Bangladesh sports heritage, the Kabaddi Tournament of the community to be held in Edmonton, Alberta on Victory Day, Tuesday, December 15, 2015 at Alex Taylor School.

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  • Kabaddi Tournament 2015 Tuesday, November 10, 2015

    BHESA is inviting fans of the team sports to a special celebration of Bangladesh sports heritage, the communities' first Kabaddi Tournament to be held in Edmonton, Alberta on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at Alex Taylor School.

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  • BHESA organized the Bangladesh Pavilion at the Heritage Festival in Edmonton Wednesday, August 19, 2015

    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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Member Information

Find out how to become a member of BHESA.

If you have questions about us or the Bangladeshi community, please feel free to contact us anytime!

Map of Bangladesh

Map of Bangladesh

21st February
is in Our Hearts

BHESA Booklet about International Mother Language Day 2014

BHESA Booklet about International Mother Language Day 2014

Bangladesh Heritage

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra in a Special Edition about Bangladesh Heritage

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra in a Special Edition about Bangladesh Heritage

Magazine of the
Bengali Community

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra is the Voice of the Bengali Community

BHESA's Edmonton Bichitra is the Voice of the Bengali Community