Arts and Culture

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The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is making funding available for arts and culture projects and programmes in the 2019/20 financial year. Who can apply? Registered NPCs, NPOs and Trusts (excluding close corporations) that are involved...
Heritage Western Cape is also responsible for the conservation of heritage resources. Our heritage resources are unique and should be celebrated, treasured and maintained. It they are damaged or destroyed, they cannot be recreated. Our province is...
The purpose of Cultural Affairs is to provide arts and culture, museum, heritage and language-related services to the inhabitants of the Western Cape. 
The Cultural Affairs Awards of the Western Cape are hosted annually by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) to recognise and celebrate the cultural, linguistic and...
The Directorate Arts and Culture of the Department of Cultural Affairs and sport (DCAS) annually invests in drama programmes in the Western...
The Western Cape Provincial Geographical Names Committee (WCPGNC)  
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) delivers on its mandate by ensuring a socially inclusive, creative, active, and connected Western Cape within the arts, culture and sport fraternity...
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...
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is committed to ensuring equal treatment for Afrikaans, English and Xhosa in the Western Cape, as well as promoting previously marginalised...
The Western Cape has the largest concentration of museums on the African continent. These include Declared Cultural Institutions, museums affiliated to the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS...
Oral history in South Africa is broadly categorized within the realm of living tradition. Sometimes this is referred to as living heritage or oral traditions. It has become a transformational mechanism through which past imbalances are addressed, as...