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DCAS literature workshop boosts teachers’ and writers’ analytical skills

27 November 2019

More than 60 teachers and up-and-coming writers from around the Western Cape will end 2019 with expanded knowledge and improved analytical skills for literature, after attending a Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) workshop on Fri Read More

DCAS and partners invest in after-school space

26 November 2019

Five after-school practitioners from the Western Cape are set to travel to the United States for training and workshops as part of a programme run by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and its partners. Read More

DCAS Initiation Coordination Programme expected to boost safety of initiates

25 November 2019

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched its annual Initiation Coordination Programme on Friday, 22 November 2019. Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais assures WCG is Summer Initiation Season Ready

22 November 2019

Today marks the official start of the summer initiation season whose duration is from the 1 November 2019 till the 31 January 2020. Read More

Minister Marais to brief media on WCG's Summer Initiation Season Readiness

21 November 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO BRIEF MEDIA ON WCG'S SUMMER INITATION SEASON READINESS  Read More

DCAS dance programme culminates in innovative outdoor solo dance show

20 November 2019

An intensive dance training course culminated in an extraordinary performance on Friday 15 November, as the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a production not inside, but on the veranda of the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town Read More

Diepkloof Rock Shelter’s World Heritage claim boosted by US fund donation

19 November 2019

The scientific and cultural value of the Diepkloof Rock Shelter is set to be preserved for future generations after Read More

Overberg crafters detail successes of DCAS Craft Museé programme

15 November 2019

The successes of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Craft Museé workshop were highlighted on Thursday, 14 November 2019 when the second phase of the project was launched at the Read More

Minister Anroux Marais mourns the loss of Sandile Dikeni

13 November 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: MINISTER ANROUX MARAIS MOURNS THE LOSS OF SANDILE DIKENI It is with immense sorrow that we have learnt of the passing of one of the great poets and social commentators of our time, Sandile Dikeni. Read More

EPWP beneficiaries develop new skills at cultural facilities

1 November 2019

Twenty-eight men and women between the ages of 16 and 36 participated in a workshop for Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) beneficiaries at the Groot Drakenstein Cultural Facility in Paarl Read More