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The "Kicks for Support" charity soccer event has been rescheduled from Sunday, May 22 to Saturday, May 28 due to weather conditions. We apologize for the inconvenience. For details please visit http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/upcoming-events/36-columns/event-calendar/164-kicks-for-support-charity-soccer-event

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"Kicks for Support" Charity Soccer Event

The players of the MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club are inviting the people of Edmonton to a sportive charity event to be held at the Clairview Community Recreation Centre on May 22 in an effort to collect donations for the victims of the Fort McMurray wildfire. The sports event is organized by the MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club under the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) in assistance with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA).

For details please visit http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/upcoming-events/36-columns/event-calendar/164-kicks-for-support-charity-soccer-event

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"Kicks for Support" Charity Soccer Event

The players of the MJMF Bangladesh Sports Club are inviting the people of Edmonton to a sportive charity event to be held at the Clairview Community Recreation Centre on May 22 in an effort to collect donations for the victims of the Fort McMurray wildfire. The sports event is organized by the Mahinur Jahid Memorial Foundation (MJMF) in assistance with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA).

For details please visit http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/upcoming-events/36-columns/event-calendar/164-kicks-for-support-charity-soccer-event

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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. Read more at http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/community/32-columns/community/163-nominees-for-the-bhesa-ekushey-heritage-award-2016

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The Alberta Government in an announcement about the volunteers, who were recently awarded with the Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards, EDMONTON, AB (December 4, 2015): Six of Alberta's outstanding volunteers were in the spotlight as recipients of the 2015 Stars of Alberta Volunteer Awards. Read more at http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/community/32-columns/community/162-the-province-honours-volunteers-with-the-stars-of-alberta-volunteer-awards

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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 artist Ishrat Jahan at the Edmonton Public Library, Abbottsfield - Penny Mckee Branch in Edmonton, Alberta. See http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/arts-and-entertainment/33-columns/arts-and-entertainment/160-opening-of-ishrat-jahan-s-art-exhibition-pursuit-of-existence-at-epl

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Huh, we got the facts mixed up or has a little gremlin bitten here? We apologize, but the Durga Puja celebration, which was held in Edmonton recently, was organized by the Alberta Bongo Society (ABS). We fixed the article: http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/community/32-columns/community/159-durga-puja-celebration-in-edmonton
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On October 22, 2015 the Bengali community celebrated Durga Puja at the ACCA Centre in Edmonton. The annual South Asian festival organized by the Bangla Utsab Association of Alberta (BUA) is held in worship of Goddess Durga, also referred to as Durgotsava or Sharadotsav. Find out more at http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/community/32-columns/community/159-durga-puja-celebration-in-edmonton
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Visit Ishrat Jahan's art exhibition "Pursuit of Existence" at the Edmonton Public Library in Abbottsfield (Penny Mckee Branch). The Board of Bangladesh Heritage Museum (BBHM) in cooperation with the Bangladesh PressClub Centre of Alberta (BPCA) have selected this exhibits to launch the community heritage museum project. Find out more at http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/upcoming-events/36-columns/event-calendar/158-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 organizations are currently looking into different options for the location of the exhibition. After that event it is planned to move the exhibition to different venues in Edmonton and surroundings over the next three months. Learn more about the exhibition and the artist at http://www.diverseedmonton.ca/33-columns/arts-and-entertainment/156-art-exhibition-pursuit-of-existence-by-ishrat-jahan
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