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DCAS song writing competition winners head into studio

17 October 2019

A group of talented, young musicians are in the midst of recording their own album after receiving a major career boost from the Western Cape Read More

DCAS brings together West Coast government staff to encourage healthy lifestyles

14 October 2019

Hundreds of government officials from the West Coast District gathered in Saldanha Bay on Friday, 11 October 2019, for a day of friendly competition at the annual Better Together Games (BTG). Read More

Minister Marais to submit application to change Zonnebloem to District Six

30 September 2019

As we close Heritage Month 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will today submit the supported application to the National Minister of Arts and Culture, Minister Read More

Better Together Games lifts camaraderie, promotes healthy living in Eden region

30 September 2019

On Friday, 27 September 2019, Western Cape Government officials from the Eden District Municipality gathered in the interest of promoting physical health and team spirit at the Eden Better Together Games (BTG) in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to promote sport participation in the Karoo

27 September 2019

This weekend Minister Anroux Marais will promote sporting participation at major events in the Karoo district. Read More

Minister Marais appoints experts to assist with name changes

27 September 2019

On 27 September 2019, Western Cape Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to promote cultural heritage significance tomorrow

25 September 2019

As we commemorate 50 years since the death of Imam Abdullah Haron, Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Al-Jaamia Masjid in Claremont.  Read More

MOD Production Skywalker thrills audiences

23 September 2019

On 20 and 21 September 2019, 47 learners from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s ( Read More

Team spirit flies high at Cape Winelands Better Together Games

23 September 2019

With a windy and chilly start to the morning, the Cape Winelands Better Together Games (BTG) took place on 20 September at the Boland Park Sport Stadium in Worcester. Read More

DCAS celebrates Heritage Month by promoting mother tongue literature

20 September 2019

The value of indigenous language literature was highlighted on Friday 20 September 2019 when the Read More

Minister Marais to celebrate Bellville-South Library's 50th anniversary

17 September 2019

Tomorrow, 18 September 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the Bellville-South Library’s 50th anniversary celebration ceremony. Read More

Province's best sportspeople honoured at Western Cape Sport Awards

16 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, the Read More

Overberg BTG invests in corporate integration and productivity

16 September 2019

The Overberg District kickstarted the 2019 Better Together Games (BTG) series on 13 September 2019 at the Glaskasteel Sports Complex in Bredasdorp. Read More

Imam Abdullah Haron memorialised and celebrated in new travelling exhibition

13 September 2019

The life and legacy of anti-apartheid activist Iman Abdullah Haron will be celebrated in several venues around the Western Cape, following the unveiling of the new traveling exhibition. Read More

Western Cape Sportspeople to be honoured at the 2019 Sport Awards

13 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will honour athletes, administrators and coaching staff at the annual Provincial Sport Awards. Read More

Positive contribution by libraries to communities hailed at annual seminar

12 September 2019

The contribution by libraries to the upliftment of their communities was celebrated at the annual Read More

Western Cape Government mourns loss of iconic Springbok, Chester Williams

11 September 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the sudden loss of the legendary Chester Williams. Read More