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News and Speeches for Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport

MOD Stars Go Big at Big Walk

11 November 2013

Even the most tired Discovery Cape Times Big Walk participants were bobbing to the beat as dancers and singers selected from SHARP centres entertained the crowd on Sunday, 10 November 2013. Read More

110% Green Flagship Event Status For Better Together Games

6 November 2013

The Better Together Games received its official “110% Green” flagship event status at a ceremony at Leeuwenhof Gardens in Cape Town on Tuesday, 5 November 2013. Read More

CHAN Soccer Fever Hits Cape Town

6 November 2013

Soccer fans can brace themselves for an exciting international soccer tournament early next year. This was the message of City of Cape Town Mayor Ms Patricia De Lille at a flag raising ceremony for the 2014 Orange African Nations (CHAN) Championship. Read More

Western Cape Government Gives Recognition to Netball

6 November 2013

The important role that netball is playing in the development of young women in rural areas was recognised by Premier of the Western Cape Ms Helen Zille at a lunch function in Cape Town on Wednesday, 6 November 2013. The Premier signed and handed... Read More

Cultural Affairs and Sport Exchange with Russia

5 November 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is committed to strengthening its partnership with Russia as the two parties collaborate in the promotion and development of cultural affairs, sport and recreation. Read More

Sir Richard Branson Adds His Personal Touch at MOD Centre

1 November 2013

Internationally renowned entrepreneur Sir Richard Branson and Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer visited the pilot Future Crew gym facility at the Lavender Hill Secondary School MOD Centr Read More

First Aid Training for Khayelitsha Initiation Carers

16 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will partner with the City of Cape Town to provide carers and traditional surgeons from Khayelitsha with important information about making initiation rituals safer and more environmentally... Read More

MOD Sport, Music, Dance and Library Activities for Manenberg Learners

10 October 2013

The Western Cape Government is creating opportunities for learners at six schools in Manenberg to access a comprehensive package of after-school sports and arts activities. Read More

Minister Meyer to Launch MOD Programme in Manenberg

9 October 2013

Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Ivan Meyer, will launch the Western Cape Government’s MOD Programme at six schools in Manenberg. Read More

Rio 2016 Olympics Fever Hits Hawston

9 October 2013

Young athletes from Hawston and surrounding areas gathered at the Hawston Sports Ground on Saturday, 5 October to celebrate Olympic Day. Read More

DCAS and Partners Put Club Development Netball On the Map

9 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province Netball Union boosted the participation of women in sport by hosting the Metropole Development netball tournament in Mitchells Plain on Sunday, 6 October 2013. Read More

Conference With A Difference in Cape Town

8 October 2013

Cape Town hosts the annual African Creative Economy Conference from 6 to 9 October 2013. Among the 300 international delegates, there are a significant number from African countries. Read More

Ballroom and Latin American Dancers Leave Spectators in Awe

7 October 2013

Hundreds of disabled dancers from across the Western Cape participated in the 2013 Open Disabled/ Wheelchair Ballroom and Latin American Interprovincial Dance Trials in Stellenbosch on Saturday, 5 October 2013. Read More

High Spirits at Metropole Golden Games

7 October 2013

Sporting spirits were high during the Metropole Golden Games on 4 October 2013 at the Blue Downs Sports Stadium. Read More

Prince Alfred Hamlet To Have its Own Library Soon

4 October 2013

In 2014, a library will be built in Prince Alfred Hamlet, outside Ceres. On Thursday, 3 October 2013, the Witzenberg Municipality and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Library Services hosted a sod turning ceremony on the library... Read More

Intellectually Impaired Sports Team Makes Western Cape Proud

3 October 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud of the achievements of the Western Cape intellectually impaired team that participated in the South African Sport Association (SASA II) Open Games in Pretoria from 14 to 22 September 2013. Read More

Celebrating Heritage with Women’s Rugby in Langa

1 October 2013

Women showed their flair in passing, kicking and counter-attacking at the third annual Women’s Heritage Rugby Tournament in Langa on 28 and 29 September 2013. Read More

Youth Outreach Uplifts Tulbagh Community

30 September 2013

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape made a direct difference in the lives of people in Tulbagh recently. Read More

Museum Gives a Voice to “Simonites”

26 September 2013

On Heritage Day, 24 September 2013, people who had been forcibly removed from Simon’s Town under the Group Areas Act returned to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the imposition of racial segregation in the town. The event was organised by the... Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Games Team Committed to Improve

25 September 2013

A number of individual Western Cape team members made the province proud at the National Indigenous Game Festival held in Pretoria from 20 to 24 September 2013. Read More