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Two gold medals for Team Western Cape at Indigenous Games Festival

29 September 2022

Athletes and teams from the Western Cape participated at the National Indigenous Games Festival, which was hosted in Kwa-Zulu Natal from 24-28 September 2022. Read More

Stakeholders to discuss important matters at Library Service seminar

29 September 2022

On Thursday, 29 September 2022, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais handed over funding of R820 000 to George Municipality at the Weste Read More

Indigenous Games team capped for participation at National tournament

22 September 2022

On Wednesday, 21 September 2022, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais capped 98 players from the Western Cape who will be competing at the National Indigenous Games, which will take place in Kwa-Zulu Natal from 24 September 2022. Read More

Minister Marais to cap Indigenous Games team competing at National tournament

20 September 2022

Tomorrow, 21 September 2022, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will cap 98 players from the Western Cape who will be competing at the National Indigenous Games, which will take place in Kwa-Zulu Nata Read More

Provincial Sport Winners announced

18 September 2022

On Saturday, 17 September 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport announced the winners of the 2022 Provincial Sport Awards at a ceremony at Mutual Park in Pinelands. Read More

We congratulate Western Cape SAFTA winners

5 September 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulates those from the Western Cape who emerged as winners at the South African Film and Television Awards (SAFTAs) over the past weekend. Read More

DCAS and PanSALB partner to launch new online SA Sign Language dictionary

2 September 2022

The first-ever online South African Sign Language (SASL) dictionary was launched by the Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB), in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in Cape T Read More

Cultural Affairs and Sport supports Rugby World Cup Sevens with R1 million boost

25 August 2022

Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, has announced a R1 089 000 commitment from her department in support of the upcoming Rugby World Cup Sevens. Read More

Minister Marais: We call on nominations for local Sport Legends

22 August 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport would like to invite members of the sporting community to nominate their local sport stars to be honoured as Provincial Sport Legends. Read More

Site of Trojan Horse massacre now protected as a Provincial Heritage Site  

19 August 2022

On Friday, 19 August 2022, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais unveiled the plaque to declare a portion of Thornton road in Athlone as a Provincial Heritage Site (PHS).   Read More

Minister Marais to unveil Provincial Heritage Site in Athlone

17 August 2022

On Friday, 19 August 2022, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will unveil the Provincial Heritage Site (PHS) plaque on a portion of Thornton road in Athlone. Read More

Heritage WC invites Worcester-based stakeholders to meeting

8 August 2022

Heritage Western Cape has invited conservation bodies, local municipalities, relevant government departments, and other interested and affected parties to a stakeholder meeting to be held in Worcester in September. The matters to be discussed... Read More

One year to go to the Netball World Cup

27 July 2022

The Western Cape Government is excited to mark the countdown of one year to go until we kick off the Netball World Cup 2023 in Cape Town. Starting on 28 July 2023, this tournament will bring the world’s best teams to Cape Town to compete for the Cup... Read More

WC Government congratulates Banyana Banyana on historic WAFCON win

24 July 2022

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulates Banyana Banyana on their first time win at the Women’s African Cup of Nations (WAFCON). This is the first time that the team has won this cup and it is another exciting step in... Read More

Minister Marais congratulates Desiree Ellis on her CAF Coach of the Year Award

22 July 2022

The Western Cape Government congratulates Banyana Banyana coach Desiree Ellis as she was named Coach of the Year at the CAF Awards on Thursday, 21 July. Read More

Conference challenges youth to Go Beyond to reach success

19 July 2022

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its YearBeyond programme, hosted a GoBeyond conference aimed at supporting youth to go beyond their fears and shape their future from 16-18 July 2022. Read More

Over 25 000 learners supported with safe activities during school holidays

18 July 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport coordinated various programmes over the June/July school holidays to ensure youth could go to safe spaces to develop their skills and talents. Read More

Minister Marais proud of Team WC's National School Sport Championship victory

18 July 2022

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate our athletes, coaches and support staff who competed at the National School Sport Winter Championship and ended with a historic gold overall finish. Read More

Nominations for 20th Cultural Affairs Awards now open

13 July 2022

After a two year break, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is excited to call on organisations and individuals to submit their nominations for the 20th edition of the Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais: We mourn the loss of a champion for judo, Gert Loubser

29 June 2022

It is with great sadness that we have heard of the passing of the Chairperson of West Coast Judo, Gert Loubser. Read More

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