We promote Hindu faith – its tenets, and doctrines – and rituals and traditions followed by the Bengali Hindus.

Saraswati Puja
Worship of Goddess Sararwati

Saraswati Puja  (Worship of Goddess Sararwati)

WHEN:   Saturday January 20, 2018   (9am to 11pm)
WHERE:   Silver Spring Community Center


news
  • BAC launched New Website

    BAC launched new website on Canada Day, 2014
  • Outdoor Religious Retreats

    To show respect to the departed soul of Partha Paul and heartfelt sympathy to his family members, BAC has decided to cancel the Religious Retreat: Outdoor Event scheduled on 13 August, 2016. Partha was always an active member and sincere volunteer of BAC since his arrival in Calgary in 2005. His great contribution and leadership role in the executive committee of 2007 and 2008 will be always remembered.
  • Durga Puja (Worship)

    WHEN: October 8th, 9th and 10th WHERE: Genesis Centre, 7555 Falconridge Blvd NE, Calgary AB T3J 0C9 It will be held in the largest and more convenient Hall of Genesis Centre: Feature Gym and Event Hall
  • Blood Donation

    BAC organizes Blood Donation round the year with coordination of Canadian Blood Services
  • Clothes and Household Goods Donation

    BAC organizes Clothes and Household Goods Donation to Value Village round the year.
  • Food Donation

    BAC will donate food to Mustard Seed in the winter 2016 (Program Details shortly)
  • Religious Meeting of September-2016

    When: Sunday, September 11, 2016 from 3:00 to 4:00 pm Where: Silver Spring Community Centre, 5720 Silver Ridge Dr. NW, Calgary The meeting includes the citation from the holy books, discussion and devotional songs. It is open to all to participate. We will love to see everyone at the event.
  • BAC donates to Red Cross

    BAC donates fund to Red Cross for Natural Disasters and Calamities. This year BAC donated fund to Red Cross for the Fort McMurray Fire Rehabilitation program.
  • BAC members volunteeres for AGLC

    BAC members has been volunteering in Casino Games of Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission since 2001. Thanks to all who volunteered on 5th and 6th of June, 2016.
  • Annual General Meeting

    Annual General Meeting 2015-2016 held on February 27, 2016 from 1pm to 4 pm at Silver Spring Community Center.
    
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In 1970, fifty Bengali families of West Bengal, India and East Pakistan, living in Calgary formed Bengali Cultural Association of Calgary (BCAC). The main objective of the association was to foster Bengali culture, language and union of Calgary Bengali community. The other objectives were as follows.

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Bengali Association of Calgary (BAC) is a non-profit religious organization, registered under the act of Societies of Alberta on the 24th of April, 1978. The Corporate Access Number of the Association is 500 110 150.

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Through the years, like people from various other provinces of India and Bangladesh, the Bengalis traveled to abroad in quest of education and employment. As they settled down in the new locations, they brought along their typical Bengali passion and cultural tradition.

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