The mission of the center is to promote cross cultural awareness, diversity and multiculturalism through various inter cultural and educational projects or events. We strive to bring diverse communities on a common platform via our activities in order to achieve a more harmonious society in Calgary.
Our current activities include the following events:
· Calgary Turkish Festival
· Noah’s Pudding
· Friendship Dinners
Our vision is to contribute to Calgary’s diverse and multicultural communities through different services, in order to achieve
- A more coherent society where richness of cultural diversity is not only acknowledged and appreciated but also seen as a source of unity and strength.
- Diverse communities where people live in accord and embraces multiculturalism.
- A atmosphere where every member of the community come to know, care, respect and cherish his/her social and natural environment
Burç Intercultural Center has been established in 2006 with the mandate of bridging intercultural differences and support or undertakes activities and events that promote multiculturalism, which are essential for a cohesive, peaceful and successful society.
The objectives of the center are :
1- Contribute to Calgary’s growing society with promoting intercultural events and support educational and cultural activities, which are open to general public.
2- To celebrate multiculturalism in Calgary through display of various culture in the light of arts & crafts, music & dance, fun shows and cuisine.
3- To bridge differences through intercultural dialog and strengthen intercultural ties among communities.
4- To provide a platform for intercultural dialogue, interaction and knowledge sharing for acknowledging and appreciating diverse cultures.
1- Respect for cultural diversity
2- High regard for differences among people
3- Promote tolerance, inclusiveness and compassion which are vital in a diverse community
4- Only agenda is the welfare of our environment and communities
5- Commited to universal values of democracy and human rights
6- Comply with Canadian laws/regulations