BCAE Events 2023
BCAE Fall Festival & Puja 2023
October 28, 2023
Bangladesh Canada Association of Edmonton (BCAE) is organizing another grand cultural event (Fall Festival and Puja) to celebrate the Fall Season and Puja. The main attraction of this event is the Live Concert of Protic Hasan. The event details and registration link is coming soon!
Date: October 28, 2023
Time: 4:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Venue: Central Lions Recreation Centre, 11113 113 Street NW, Edmonton,
Registration Link: Coming Soon!!
BCAE Senior Get Together 2023
September 24, 2023
BCAE is organizing BCAE Senior Get Together 2023 to enhance senior participation in BCAE events and initiatives as well as to boost up their mental health by integrating them in BCAE. We want to create a memorable and meaningful experience for the seniors.
Date: September 24, 2023
Time: 12 pm to 5 pm
Venue: Bangladesh Center (4271 95 St, Edmonton, AB T6E 5R6)
*Refreshments will be provided
This event is open to seniors from the Bangladesh community living in Edmonton (both BCAE members and non-members can attend)
Senior with the age of 65 years or above (on January 1, 2023) are eligible to register
No event fee is required. However, online registration is mandatory.
BCAE Volunteer Appretiation Party 2023
August 13, 2023
BCAE held it's Heritage Festival Volunteer Appreciation Party on August 13, 2023 at the Bangladesh Center. BCAE would like to extend sincere thanks to all of our volunteers for their enormous efforts into the festival. Without the help of our volunteers we wouldn't be able to organize such an event.
BCAE Heritage Festival 2023
August 5-7, 2023
BCAE represented Bangladesh in the Edmonton Heritage Festival 2023. The 3-day long festival (August 5-7) was an opportunity to sample delicious food, see creative performances, and celebrate Canada's multiculturalism. Bangladesh Pavilion was decorated with green color, a banner showcasing identities of Bangladesh and delicious food posters. We started our journey with the National Anthem. In addition to selling traditional Bangladeshi foods, our pavilion played Bangla music and our community members danced with the crowd. We also extended the joy of the festival to our visitors: they joined us for food, to learn Bangla language, and to dance to Bangla music.
BCAE would like to extend sincere thanks to all of our volunteers for their enormous efforts into the festival. Without the help of our volunteers we wouldn't be able to organize such an event.
Opportunity of Scholarship & Volunteer Certificate:
Any "Post-Secondary (university/college)" students who worked as a volunteer at the Bangladesh Pavilion please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 25, 2023 with the following information in order to consider for scholarships by the EFHA: Name, Post-Secondary Institute, Phone, Email
Any volunteer, especially "youth volunteers," who needs a volunteer certificate, please send an email to email@example.com by August 25, 2023 with the following information: Name, Phone, Email, Number of Hours Volunteered
BCAE Picnic 2023
July 8, 2023
We are delighted to share with you the successful completion of BCAE Picnic on July 8, 2023 at Wabamun Lake Provincial Park. It was a day full of fun and warm social gathering. We thank all BCAE members who attended the event.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Bangla Bazar, Alif Groceries and Halal Meat, Mill-woods Halal Meat and Groceries, Md. Motiur Rahman, Mahmuda Sathi, Chandan Talukder, Mokbul Hossain, Md. Ahad and Sapnil Mustary.
We sincerely thank to our amazing volunteers: Nure Alam Ali, Anny Hasan, Joynal Abedin, Mokbul Hossain, Farzana Yesmin, Sumaiya Rahman, Irin Pervin, Sahina Ali, Ferdousi Huda (Kabita), Mahmuda Shathi, Parvin Akter, Taher Mohammad, Firoz Ali, Ishaque Bhuiyan and Selina Yousuf
Father's Day 2023
June 18, 2023
We are delighted to share with you the successful completion of BCAE Father's Day celebration 2023. The first part of the event, celebration of Father's Day, was held on June 18, 2023 at the Bangladesh Center. Because of the field condition due to adverse weather, the football (soccer) match between BCAE and BSAUA was rescheduled on June 22, 2023 at the Millwoods Park. We want to congratulate BSAUA for being the champion and BCAE for becoming the runner-up of the BCAE vs BSAUA Father's Day Soccer Match 2023.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Rane Pharmaceutical Inc. (Dr. M. A. Rahim), Dr. Fateh Mohammed, Mr. Nurel Saeed and Dr. Jafor Omid for their support. Thanks to BCAE and BSAUA soccer team members.
Mother's Day 2023
May 14, 2023
We are delighted to share with you the successful completion of BCAE Mother's Day event on May 14, 2023. We thank all BCAE members who attended the event. Special thanks to the co-sponsors of the event: Dr. Sultana Begum and Dr. Jesmin Akhter.
The event included a potluck lunch from community members where BCAE provided snacks, supplementary lunch items, desserts and drinks. The event also included distributing Mother's Day cards, special prayers for mothers, raffle draws, children's artwork, cutting Mother's Day cake, and cultural showcases from our community members.
Boishakh & Eid (বৈশাখ ও ঈদ)
April 29, 2023
We are delighted to share with you the successful completion of BCAE Boisakh and Eid event on April 29, 2023. We thank all BCAE members and community members who attended the event. The event included Mongol Shovajatra, Bangla School students' performances, solo and group performances (song, dance, fashion show, recitation), comedy drama, and Band Show. There were lots of food, clothing and service stalls at the venue as well. Sunlife Financial and Link Insurance provide raffle prizes at the event.
April 9, 2023
BCAE organized BCAE Iftar 2023 on April 9, 2023. We thank all BCAE members, BSAUA members, and community members who attended this event. The event included Quran recitation, Hamd-e-elahi, Nat-e-rasul, Islamic lecture, and special dua. We provided iftar and dinner packs to all the participants.
BCAE sincerely thank all donors and volunteers without whom it would never have been possible to organize this event.
স্মৃতিতে '৭১ (Celebration of Bangladesh Independence Day-Online)
March 26, 2023
BCAE organized an online event on 26 March 2023 (স্মৃতিতে '৭১) to celebrate the Independence Day of Bangladesh. The event included remembrance, discussions and broadcasting of video clips from BCAE Archives on the theme of Independence Day. The online event was live streamed via BCAE Official Facebook and YouTube Accounts.
BCAE Youth Night 2023
March 11, 2023
Bangladesh Canada Association of Edmonton organized "BCAE Youth Night 2023" on March 11 at Bangladesh Center to enhance youth participation in BCAE events and initiatives. About thirty youths attended the event. It was a fun night with games, music, quiz, movie and karaoke!
Kumon Math and Reading Centre - Miller Crossing and UCMAS Ellerslie & UCMAS Millwoods co-sponsored the event. BCAE would like to convey sincere thanks to Ms. Nusrat Aireen and Ms. Rezwana Huq for their support to our community. BCAE also acknowledge the support from all parents.
Bangla School Participation at IHLA International Mother Language Day 2023 Event
February 25, 2023
BCAE Bangla School participated in the IHLA (International Heritage and Language Association) International Mother Language Day Celebration 2023 at the Polish Center in Edmonton. This the first time BCAE Bangla School participated in this broader platform.
BCAE Bangla School's performance was "Our Pride, Our Hope, Our Language -Bangla." Bangla School students performed a song written during the Language Movement, and recited a poem about Bangla Language. The song expresses the mourning for the sacrifice of our language martyrs. The poem represents our love and pride for Bangla language.
BCAE-BSAUA Blood Donation Program 2023
February 25, 2023
BCAE successfully organized BCAE-BSAUA Blood Donation Program on February 25, 2023 in collaboration with BSAUA. BCAE conveys sincere thanks to all donors for coming forward and donating blood for this cause. Special thanks to 𝗖𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗱𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗕𝗹𝗼𝗼𝗱 𝗦𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗰𝗲𝘀, 𝗘𝗱𝗺𝗼𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗻, for making the entire process so much smoother this year. BCAE also expresses gratitude to BSAUA for their collaboration and cooperation.
International Mother Language Day 2023
February 21, 2023
BCAE has successfully organized the International Mother language Day 2023 at the City Hall on February 21, 2023. Over 100 people attended the event.
We would like to express gratitude to the Guests of Honor, BCAE members, members of BCAE Standing Committees, members of BCAE International Mother Language Monument Committee, community members and participants, members of BSAUA, performers, volunteers, and City of Edmonton staff to make this a widely successful event.
EC Induction and Meet & Greet 2023
January 29, 2023
BCAE executive committee organized a Meet and Greet with past presidents of BCAE at Bangladesh Center. The event focused on BCAE history, committees, and functions as well as a round table discussion on BCAE's path forward.