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Eden Drama Festival Showcases Local Talent

29 November 2016

The Garden Route boasted plenty of local talent at the Eden Drama Festival finale in George on Saturday 26 November 2016. Read More

Hard Work And Dedication Shine At Winelands Drama Finale

22 November 2016

Drama groups from across the Cape Winelands took part in the finale of the Cape Winelands Drama Festival on Saturday 19 November 2016 at the Maranatha Christian Centre in Johnson Park, Worcester. Read More

Dynamic Collaboration aims to Develop Songwriters in the province

16 November 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Music Exchange, hosted a songwriting workshop in Stellenbosch from 11 to 13 November 2016. Read More

Tri-District Drama Showcases Come To An End In Bredasdorp

6 September 2016

The adjudication of the showcase performances held as part of the Tri-District Drama Programme concluded with the Overberg Drama Festival hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the Read More

Western Cape Choirs Illuminate the Stage at Artscape

6 September 2016

Various choirs from in and around the Western Cape enchanted a jam-packed Artscape Theatre on Sunday, 4 September for the Western Cape Choral Music Association (WeCCMA) 2016 Choral Music Eisteddfod. Read More

Cape Winelands Drama Festival in Stellenbosch draws to a close

31 August 2016

The weekend of 27 and 28 August 2016 saw the conclusion of the Cape Winelands Drama Festival hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the Stellen Read More

Bringing Magic To The Stage At Worcester Drama Showcase

22 August 2016

The stage at the Little Theatre in Worcester was set alight by talent from the various drama groups taking part in the Cape Winelands Drama Festival. Read More

Eden Drama Festival Concludes In Knysna

19 August 2016

The Eden Drama Festival Showcases culminated with the final leg of the adjudication at the Hornlee Civic Centre on Saturday 13 August 2016. Read More

Eden Drama Festival Unfurls the Future for Youngsters

11 August 2016

Seventeen drama groups and one poet took part in the first and second legs of the Eden Drama Festival held at the Riversdale Town Hall and the George Arts Theatre on 5 and 6 August 2016 respectively. Read More

DCAS Drama Winners in kykNET Suidooster Soapie

20 June 2016

On 15 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais accompanied the three winners of the Read More

Exciting Youth Day Celebrations in Paarl East

20 June 2016

On Thursday, 16 June 2016, around 400 people from Paarl East were reminded of the significance of the events that took place 40 years ago on 16 June 1976. Read More

DCAS Introduces Unemployed Youth with Disabilities to Jewellery Making

2 June 2016

From 9 to 13 May and 23 to 27 May 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) introduced unemployed youth with disabilities to a two week skills training workshop at the Genadendal, Greyton, Voorbrug Disability Forum in Gen Read More

Mzanzi Golden Economy Roadshow Highlights Need For Funding Of The Arts In WC

11 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the National Department of Arts and Culture and the National Lotteries Commission Read More

Tridistrict Drama Festival Captivates Audiences With Spectacular Performances

3 May 2016

The Artscape Arena displayed confident performances and professionalism from the youngsters at the Tridistrict Drama Festival on Friday 29 April 2016. Read More

Celebrating Choral Music in the Cape Winelands

25 April 2016

The comfort and joy music brings was celebrated at the Endler Hall in Stellenbosch on 24 April 2016. Read More

DCAS supports young artists as part of CTIJF

1 April 2016

The 17th Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) will be held on 1 and 2 April 2016 at the Cape Town Convention Centre where acclaimed national and international performances will be on show. Read More

Initiation Forums Consultative Meeting Discusses Upcoming Initiation Season

7 March 2016

Several groups of Initiation Forum chairpersons, members, practitioners and traditional leaders from the Western Cape came together on Saturday 5 March and Sunday 6 March 2016 for their annual Initiation Forums Consultative Meeting at the Okkie... Read More

First Day Of Arts Week Indaba Kicks Off

17 February 2016

The Arts Week Indaba, held over a period of four days and hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), started on Wednesday 17 February 2016 at the Cape Town Lodge Hotel Read More

Great Enthusiasm At First Music And Career Workshop

9 February 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has partnered with the Cape Town International Jazz Festival and the national Department of Arts and Culture Read More