UPCOMING EVENTS

 

Aug 11 :Board Recruitment Ad:

The Edmonton Intercultural Centre (EIC) is looking for new board members! Make a difference! Work with a friendly, inclusive/diverse team & gain professional experience. Use your valuable skill sets to help advance governance, structures, and processes which will support EIC in its expansion/growth. 

The Organization: Edmonton Intercultural Centre

Vision:  Edmonton, an inclusive and intercultural community.

Mission:  Edmonton Intercultural Centre fosters a dynamic model of intercultural engagement.

Desired Skills: Specific skills in the following areas are required: board governance & experience in an executive role on a board; finance and accounting, legal, community engagement and human resource management. We value diversity on our Board, and welcome applications from individuals that reflect Edmonton's diversity.

Qualifications: Leadership, management or professional background in finance, accounting, legal, HR, and community engagement and communications; Experience with non-profit Board governance and funding is an asset, or an interest to grow experience in this area; Ability and commitment to fulfil the time commitment and responsibilities of the role; Motivated and inclusive team player able to work in a diverse team.  

Requirements: Commitment to a two-year term starting September 2018.  Selected candidates will be invited to attend monthly Board meetings leading up to the 2018 AGM when they will stand for election. A time commitment of up to 10 hours a month is expected to attend one board meeting and one committee meeting each month, including prep time for meetings. A police record check, and references are also required.

 TO APPLY | Please submit your CV, covering letter + 2 references saved as one file.   Submit to edmontoninterculturalcentre@gmail.com

Nov 30: St. Andrew’s  Day  ( Scotland )

Dec 01: Rosa Parks Day ( USA )

Dec 02 : First Sunday of Advent ( Christian )

Dec 03- 10 : Hanukkah ( Jewish )

Dec 06 : St. Nicholas Day ( Christian )

Dec 07 : Pearl Harbor day ( USA )

Dec 08: Feast of the Immaculate Conception  ( Christian )

Dec 08: Bodhi Day ( Buddhist )

Dec 12 : Our lady of Guadalupe ( Mexico)

Dec 13 : Aga Khan’s Birthday  ( Islam Ismaili)

Dec 13 : Luciadagen ( Sweden )

Dec 15 : Navidades ( Puerto Rico )

Dec 15 : Family Movie Night  7:00 - 10:00 pm 

Dec 16- 24: Posadas ( Mexico )

Dec 16: Bijoy Dibash ( Bangladesh)

Dec 21: Yule  ( Wicca )

Dec 21: Tohji- Tasai ( Shinto )

Dec 23 : Joseph Smith’s Birthday  ( Christian- Mormon)

Dec 23 : Heisei Emperor’s Birthday  ( Japan )

Dec 25: Christmas day ( Christian )

Dec 26: Death of Prophet Zarathustra ( Zoroastrian)

Dec 26 :Kwanzaa ( African – American / Canadian, USA)

Dec 26: Wren day / St Stephen’s day ( Ireland )

Dec 26: Junkanoo( Bahamas)

Dec 30: Rizal day ( Philippines )

Dec 31- Jan04 : Gahambar Maidyarem ( Zoroastrian)

Dec 31 : Omisoka ( Japan )

2019

Jan 01: New Year’s Day (International)

Jan 01: St. Basil’s Day (Greece)

Jan 01: Gantan – Sai ( Japan , Shinto)

Jan 02: Berchtold’s Day ( Switzerland)

Jan 05:  Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday  ( Sikh)

Jan 06: Christmas – Armenia ( Christian )

Jan 06: Three King’s Day ( Christian )

Jan 06: Epiphany ( Christian)

Jan 07: Christmas ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox )

Jan 11: National Foundation Day (Japan)

Jan 13: St. knut’s Day ( Finland, Sweden)

Jan 13 : Lohri ( Hindu , Sikh )

Jan 14: New Year  ( Eastern Orthodox Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox )

Jan 14: Makar Sankranti ( India, Hindu )

Jan 14: Pongol ( India )

Jan 14: Seijin No Hi ( Japan)

Jan 19: Timkat / Theophany ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox )

Jan 21: Martin Luther King Jr. Day ( USA )

Jan 21: Tu B’Shevat - Arbor Day – ( Jewish)

Jan 21 :Thaipoosam Cavadee ( India , Mauritius)

Jan 25: Robbie Burns Day ( Scotland , Ireland )

Jan 28: Kitchen God Celebration ( China )

Jan 30: Greek Education Day  ( Greece )

Jan 30: Sadeh ( Iran , Zoroastrian )

Feb 02: Candlemass Day ( Christian)

Feb 02: Imbolg ( Wicca)

Feb 02: Grounding Day (  Canada , USA )

Feb 03: Setsubun – Sai ( Japan)

Feb 05: Chinese New Year ( Buddist – China – Hong kong , Taiwan , Vietnam)

Feb 05: Losar ( New Year Tibet) – Tibet, Buddhist)

Feb 05: Solnal ( Korea )

Feb 06: Waitangi Day ( New Zealand )

Feb 08: Boy Scout Day ( Canada , USA )

Feb 08: Great Prayer festival ( Tibet , Buddhist)

Feb 10: Basant Panchami ( Hindu )

Feb 12: Lincoln’s Birthday  ( USA )

Feb 14 : Valentine’s day ( Canada , UK , USA )

Feb 15 : National Flag Day  ( Canada )

Feb 18: Louis Riel Day ( Aboriginal/ Native Canadian )

Feb 19: Butter Lamp Festival ( Tibet, Buddhist)

Feb 22: Girl Guides Thinking  Day  ( Canada , USA )

Feb 22: Abu Simbel Festival ( Egypt )

Feb 25 – Mar 01 : Intercalary days : Baha’i

Feb 28: Kalevala Day ( Finland)

Mar 01: Martenitza ( Bulgaria )

Mar 01: St. David’s Day  ( Wales)

Mar 2 – 20: Ala ( 19 – Day Fast Begins ) Baha’i

Mar 04 : Shivratri ( Hindu )

Mar 05: Shrove Tuesday  ( Christian )

Mar 06: Ash Wednesday  ( Lent begins) ( Christian )

Mar 10: Mothering Sunday ( UK)

Mar 12: Girl Scout Day ( Canada, USA )

Mar 16-20: Gahambar Hamaspathmaedem ( Zoroastrian )

Mar 17: St. Patrick’s Day ( Ireland)

Mar 19: St. Joseph’s day ( Christian)

Mar 20: Eostre ( Wicca)

Mar 20: Shunki – Sorei – Sai ( Shinto)

Mar 20: Shunbun no hi ( Japan)

Mar 20: Poutuerangi ( Abroginal / Maori , New Zealand)

Mar 21: Holi ( Sikh ,Hindu)

Mar 21:Hola Mohalla ( Bikarami ) – ( Sikh)

Mar 21: Now  Ruz ( New Year ) –( Afghanistan , Zoroastrian , Islam, Ismaili , Baha’i)

Mar 21: Purim ( Jewish )

Mar 26: Birth of Prophet Zarathustra ( Fasli) ( Zoroastrian)

Apr 01 : Farvardin ( Iran)

Apr 01: Kha B’ Nissan ( Assyria)

Apr 05: Ch’ing Ming Festival ( China, Taiwan )

Apr 06:Ugadi ( India , Mauritius , Nepal)

Apr 06: Organization of the church ( Christian – Mormon)

Apr 06: Chakri Day ( Thailand)

Apr 10: Day of Pink ( International )

Apr 13: Songkran / New Year  ( Cambodia , India ,Myanmar , Sri lanka ,  Thailand)

Apr 14: Ram Navami ( Hindu)

Apr 14: Baisakhi ( Bangladesh , Sikh , Hindu )

Apr 14: Palm Sunday ( Christian)

Apr 15: Adam’s peak Pilgrimage ( Sri Lanka )

Apr 17: Mahavira Jayanti ( Jain )

Apr 18:Holy Thursday  ( Christian )

Apr 19:  Good Friday ( Christian)

Apr 20 – 27 : Pesach / Passover  ( Jewish)

Apr 21: Easter ( Christian)

Apr 21- May 02 : Feast of Ridvan (Baha’i)

Apr 21: Kartini Day  ( Indonesia )

Apr 22: Easter Monday – ( Christian)

Apr 22:Earth’s day ( International )

Apr 23 : St. George’s Day ( Christian)

Apr 25: Anzac day (Australia , New Zealand)

Apr 25: Maunday Thursday ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox)

Apr 26: Holy Friday ( Christian  - Coptic & Eastern Orthodox)

Apr 26- 28 Gathering of Nations Pow Wow (Aboriginal / Native American)

Apr 28:Pasha/ Easter ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox)

Apr 29: Easter Monday ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox)

Apr 29:Showa no hi ( Japan )

Apr 30 – May 4 Gahambar Maidyozarem ( Zoroastrian)

Apr 30: Walpurgis Night ( Sweden )

May 01: Beltane ( Wicca)

May 01: Santa Cruzan Day ( Phillippines)

May 02: Yom HaShoah ( Israel, Jewish )

May 05:Kodomo No Hi ( Japan)

May 05: Ramadan Begins (Islam)

May 05: Cinco De Mayo ( Mexico )

May 07: Akshaya Tritya ( Jain)

May 08: Yom HaZikaron (  Memorial Day ) – Israel

May 08: Matsu Festival  ( China , Taiwan )

May 12: Mother’s Day ( Canada, USA )

May 12: Buddha’s Birthday  ( Hong Kong , korea )

May 13: Our lady of Fatima ( Portugal)

May 18: Wesak ( Buddhist)

May 20: Victoria Day ( Canada )

May 20: Day of the  Patriots- Quebec ( Canada )

May 21: Aboriginal Awareness week ( Aboriginal / Native Canadian )

May 24: Declaration of Bab ( Baha’i)

May 26: National Sorry Day ( Australia)

May 27: Memorial Day ( USA)

May 29: ascension of Baha’u’llah ( Baha’i)

May 20: Ascension ( Christian )

May 30: Joan of ARC Day ( France )

May 31: Laylat al – Qadr ( Islam )

Jun 01 : Gawal Dayak ( Malaysia )

Jun 02 : Yom Yerushalayim ( Israel)

Jun 05: Eid-ul- Fitr ( Islam)

Jun 05:Ascension ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox)

Jun 07: Dragon Boat  Festival ( China , Hong Kong )

Jun 08: Red Earth Native American Fair ( Aboriginal / native American)

Jun 9 – 10: Shavout ( Jewish )

Jun 09: Pentecost ( Christian )

Jun 15:Trooping the colour ( UK, England )

Jun 16: Pentecost ( Christian – Coptic & Eastern Orthodox )

Jun 16: Martydom of Guru Arjan Dev ( Sikh)

Jun 16: Matariki Aboroginal / Maori (  New Zealand)

Jun 16: Father’s Day ( Canada ,UK ,USA )

Jun 19: Juneteenth ( African – American/ Canadian )

Jun 21:National indigenous Peoples Day ( Canada, Aboriginal/ Native)

Jun 21:Litha ( Wicca )

Jun 24: St. Jean Baptiste Day ( Quebec )

Jun 24:Inti Raymi ( Peru )

Jun 24: Dia de San Juan ( Puerto Rico )

Jun 27: Multiculturalism Day ( Canada )

Jun 28: Stonewall Rebellion Day (LGBT)

Jun 30 – Jul 02 : Gahambar Maidyoshem ( Zoroastrian)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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