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Unlocking the Western Cape’s Football Talent

31 January 2014

Western Cape football heroes have a vital role to play in unlocking the province’s football potential in partnership with South African Football Association (SAFA) and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). This was one of the key... Read More

Stage Set for Drama Groups at Suidoosterfees

30 January 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host the Eden/ Cape Winelands Drama Festival finale at the Artscape Arena Hall in Cape Town on Friday, 31 January 2014 from 12:00. Read More

Minister Meyer Visits two Mitchells Plain MOD Centres

29 January 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer visited MOD Centres at Wavecrest Primary School and Cedar High School in Rocklands on 27 January 2014. The acronym MOD stands for “Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and... Read More

Soccer Seminar: Remembering our Pioneers in Soccer

29 January 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting a Soccer Seminar entitled “Remembering our Pioneers in Soccer” at Athlone Stadium, 18:30 on Thursday, 30 January 2014. Read More

First intake of athletes at Eden Sport Academy in Oudtshoorn

28 January 2014

It was a memorable day as the Eden Sport Academy opened its office at the De Jager Sport Complex in Oudtshoorn on 25 January 2014. It also admitted its first intake of athletes, marking the first such intake into the District Academy System in the... Read More

Department Hosts Junior Soccer Festival in Bonteheuwel

27 January 2014

It was all about putting the ball in the back of the opponent’s net for 16 five-a-side junior soccer teams from Bonteheuwel on Friday, 24 January 2014. Each team represented one of the participating nations in the Orange African Nations Championship... Read More

Department to Host Street Soccer Festival in Bonteheuwel

24 January 2014

On 24 January 2014, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host a street soccer festival in Bonteheuwel to mobilise community interest in the Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN). Read More

Virgin Group CEO Encourages Active Lifestyle at Lavender Hill High

24 January 2014

Paul Woolf, Group CEO of the international Virgin Active corporation, visited Lavender Hill High School’s Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centre gym on 22 January 2014. Read More

New-Look Togryers Museum Launched

21 January 2014

A new entrance, education centre, touch screen digital exhibition and installed ramps with a toilet for the disabled are some of the additions at the new-look Togryers Museum in Ceres. On Monday, 20 January 2014, the Museum opened its doors to the... Read More

Western Cape Doing All it Can with Limited Time and Resources

17 January 2014

Daniel Johnson, Spokesman, Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and SportCheryl Roberts's letter, "Empty seats shocker" (Cape Times, January 15) unfortunately does not reflect the true state of play around the African Championship of Nations... Read More

MOD Learners Make Their Voices Heard

16 January 2014

On 15 January 2014, three talented Mass Participation, Opportunity and Access; Development and Growth (MOD) learners got the opportunity to record a radio advertisement to promote the MOD Programme. Kim Bergman (Heideveld High School), Fadiel Rhode... Read More

Take Your Seat at CHAN Matches in Cape Town

14 January 2014

Soccer supporters are encouraged to turn Cape Town yellow once again when Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) matches resume in the Mother City on 15 and 16 January 2014. Read More

DCAS Hosts Street Football Festival in the Build-up to CHAN 2014

10 January 2014

The CHAN Street Football Festival in Delft on Thursday, 9 January 2014 saw boys’ and girls’ football teams from 16 Western Cape communities competing in the colours of the 16 countries competing in the Orange African Read More

Media Alert: Delft to host Mobilisation Tournament in Run-up to CHAN

8 January 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be hosting a CHAN Mobilisation Tournament at the Delft Sports Complex on 9 January  2014 from 08:30 to 14:30. Read More

Capetonians Prepare for Spectacular CHAN Opening

8 January 2014

The Orange African Nations Championship (CHAN) 2014 is set to kick off with a spectacular opening ceremony at 16:00 on Saturday, 11 January 2014, at the iconic Cape Town Stadium. Read More

Media Alert: South African Closed Chess Championships in Cape Town

2 January 2014

The South African Closed Chess Championship will be hosted in partnership with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in Cape Town, from 3 to 12 January 2014. Read More