News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

Better Together Language Diversity

6 September 2012

The Western Cape Government is committed to raising awareness of the needs of the deaf community, instilling a culture of social tolerance and acceptance and promoting South African Sign Language. Read More

Celebrate Heritage by Photographing and Sharing It with the World

6 September 2012

Heritage Western Cape (HWC) is appealing to people in the Western Cape to participate in the international Wikipedia "Wiki Loves Monume Read More

More Weekly Public Aerobics Sessions Planned

6 September 2012

Plans are afoot to make the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport's Women's Month public aerobics sessions an ongoing weekly event. These events will run again on Friday mornings from 14 September to 2 November 2012 at the Company Gardens in Cape... Read More

Inspirational Camps to Bring Youth Together

4 September 2012

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), will use sport and recreational activities to bring together youths between the ages of 14 and 25. Read More

Aerobic Sessions Created Better Together Excitement

2 September 2012

Aerobic sessions led by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) created excitement amongst staff and helped them to work better together during Women's Month. Read More

Dancing Together in Indaba

30 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be dancing with dancers from the West Coast and Central Karoo in the African Hip Hop Indaba from 31 August to 1 September 2012. Read More

Libraries Celebrate National Book Week

30 August 2012

The Western Cape Library Service will partner with the Overberg Municipality and public libraries to celebrate National Book Week 2012 from 3 to 7 September 2012. Read More

Netball is Growing on the West Coast

30 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport believes that netball can move to greater heights on the West Coast. Read More

Western Cape Mourns the Death of Language Pioneer

27 August 2012

It is with great sadness that just as South Africa is finally about to finalise the South African Language Users Act, we learn of the death of Dr Neville Alexander. Read More

West Coast Netball Tournament a Stepping Stone for Future Stars

27 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the West Coast Netball Union to bring together hundreds of netball players and their supporters at Western Cape Inter-Regional Development Netball Tournament in Saldanha Bay from 24-25... Read More

West Coast Welcomes WC Netball Teams in Saldanha Bay

23 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will partner with the West Coast Netball Union in hosting the Western Cape Inter-District Development Tournament on 24–25 August 2012 in Saldanha Bay. Read More

Learners to Gain from Creative Writing Workshops

23 August 2012

The introduction of creative writing workshops in MOD (Mass participation, Opportunity and access, Development and growth) Centres will create opportunities for learners in Lavender Hill and Khayelitsha schools to shine. Read More

Learners to Gain from Creative Writing Workshops

22 August 2012

The introduction of creative writing workshops in MOD (Mass participation, Opportunity and access, Development and growth) Centres will create opportunities for learners in Lavender Hill and Khayelitsha schools to shine. Read More

Exercising Together is a Welcome Change

22 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is appealing to people improve their fitness by participating in public aerobics sessions, currently held on Friday mornings during August at 08:30 in the Company Gardens in Cape Town. Read More

Western Cape Netball Teams Welcomed in Saldanha Bay

21 August 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will partner with the West Coast Netball Union in hosting the Western Cape Inter-District Development Tournament on 24-25 August 2012 in Saldanha Bay. Read More

Western Cape Chess Olympiad Team Enjoys Tea with Minister Meyer

20 August 2012

On the eve of their departure for Turkey, where they will be competing in the World Chess Olympiad, Western Cape members of the SA Chess Olympiad team will visit the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer on 22 August 2012... Read More

Minister Meyer Sends Best Wishes to the SA Paralympic Team

20 August 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, who last night attended the South African Sport Confederation and Olympic Committee's (SASCOC) banquet in Sandton in honour of the SA Paralympic Team, today expressed his well... Read More

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