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LMBCS | Lower Mainland Bengali Cultural Society

What is LMBCS?

Lower Mainland Bengali Cultural Society of British Columbia, Canada, is a registered non-profit charitable organization promoting Bengali culture and heritage in Vancouver and lower mainland through various socio-cultural activities and events since 1977. We are proud to be a part of Canada’s multicultural society. We strive to foster and carry forward Bengali traditions and values along with other great traditions in the lower mainland area.


Vancouver Bangla Vidyalaya

Vancouver Bangla Vidyalaya operated by Smt. Supriya Bhattacharya will commence the session for the current year from 9th September.

Bangla school classes take place every other Sunday from 1:30 to 3:30 pm. The school is intended for children between 5 and 12 years of age. Interested parents do not have to be LMBCS members to enrol their children.


Sen Family Book Collection

Book collection

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Biswanath Sen and Ruby Sen have made their collection of books available to the community. These books were their prized collection, accumulated over the years. We are grateful to the Sen family for sharing this wealth with the community.


LMBCS Student Bursary

The last EC has resumed the bursary that used to be given to the children of LMBCS members when they enrolled in a post-secondary institution.


Updated bylaws and constitution

LMBCS members reviewed, and approved, revised bylaws, and constitution on November 17th, 2018 in a Special General Meeting held at Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion, at 2702 Norland Avenue Burnaby V5B 3A6.


Saraswati pujo – 2019


Saraswati pujo next year will be held on February 9th.


Focus Groups 2018-2019

One of the key initiatives of EC 2018-19 was to broaden the scope of various LMBCS core operations to foster vision 2018-19 – Inclusion, Transparency and Celebration. Creation of various focus groups is one of such many innovative steps, which this team will undertake throughout the year to engage with the community.


New Committee for 2018 – 2019

New LMBCS Executive committee 2018 – 2019, were elected during 2018 Annual General Meeting held on April 29th, 2018.

Meet our new committee

Our home on the web

Welcome to Lower Mainland Bengali Cultural Society Website. Within the website you will have the opportunity to explore the various events we hold throughout the year, scroll through pictures from past events, meet our executive committee, and provide feedback.