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Media statement: 2201 youth graduate after year of service at YearBeyond

30 November 2022

On 30 November 2022, 2201 youth between the ages of 18 and 25, known as “YeBoneers”, completed their year of service with the YearBeyond programme. Read More

Media statement: World's first isiXhosa Boxing rule book launched

29 November 2022

On Tuesday, 28 November 2022, Minister Anroux Marais handed over copies of the first translated isiXhosa Boxing rules booklet to boxing structures in the province. Read More

Media statement: Minister Marais welcomes new Heritage Council

17 November 2022

On Thursday, 17 November 2022, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the newly appointed members of the Heritage Council as they start their three-year term.   Read More

DCAS devastated by loss of regional office through fire

1 November 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is devastated at the loss of our regional library service office in Beaufort West due to a fire on Monday night. Read More

Minister Marais: Western Cape Government prepared for summer initiation season

31 October 2022

The Western Cape Government (WCG) is proud to support the official start of the Initiation Summer Season for 2022. The summer season starts on 1 November 2022 and will end on 31 January 2023. Read More

#LightsOnAfterSchool celebrations across DCAS programmes

21 October 2022

On Thursday, 20 October 2022, Minister Anroux Marais, HOD Guy Redman and Chief Director: Youth and After School Programmes, Read More

Media Statement: We are excited to welcome Formula E To Cape Town in 2023

20 October 2022

The Western Cape Government is excited for another big sporting event to come to the province, following the confirmation of Cape Town as a race destination for the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship in 2023. Read More

Learner, school and NGO wins in #LightsOnAfterSchool poster competition

19 October 2022

On Wednesday, 19 October 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Youth and After School Programme Office, in partnership with Community Chest of the Western Cape and the Learning Trust, facilitated a poster competition in... Read More

Cultural Affairs Awards celebrate those who bring hope across sectors

13 October 2022

On Wednesday, 12 October 2022, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the Read More

Media statement: We mourn the loss of a champion of women's sport

8 October 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard of the passing of the Olympic table tennis player and supporter of women’s sport, Cheryl Roberts.   Read More

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

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