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Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport - Public Information: S

General information publications, listed alphabetically. These documents are also placed under the relevant life events and categories in Your Life and Topics.

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The regional Sports Awards are a highlight on the calendar of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). These regional ceremonies recognised and officially acknowledged the esteemed excellence of sportspeople hailing from the Western Cape.

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) recognises the importance of cultural traditional practices.

As a cultural rite of passage, male initiation illustrates the transition from boyhood to manhood. There are two seasons in the Western Cape for this noble tradition.  Each year winter initiation takes place from May to July and the summer season is from November to January.

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This booklet provides information on interacting with a deaf person, sign language, sign language interpreters and involvement in the deaf community.
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A site diagram of the shell mound within Paternoster North Site A, now a Provincial Heritage Site.
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A site diagram of the area in Mussel Point where the midden, now a Provincial Heritage Site, is located.

Every year since 1996, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) proudly celebrates the outstanding achievements of committed Western Cape sportspeople in a variety of categories at the annual Sport Awards.

The documents attached are contact details for the various Sport Federations districts in the Western Cape.

The Western Cape Acknowledges Sport Legends

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud to acknowledge and honour legends, heroes and icons who have made a significant contribution to the development, transformation and growth of sport in South Africa and, more specifically, in the Western Cape.

The Sport Legends Awards was introduced in 2005 and hosted annually until 2018. Sport Legends from previous years are as follows:

The Draft National Sport plan has been released by the South African Sport and Recreation Department. The Draft Plan has been released countrywide for comments by sport bodies and the general public.

One of the annual highlights on the sport calendar is the acknowledgement of sport legends for their role in ensuring the growth, development and transformation in the Western Cape. Background on nomination and selection process.

This Directorate renders an administrative support function to the Head of Department by providing an effective communication service and strategic and operational support service, including a monitoring and evaluation service, the implementation of service delivery improvement initiatives, effective client relations, or effective management of intra/intergovernmental relations, and making limited provision for maintenance and accommodation needs.


Telephone:  021 483 9510