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DCAS empowers forums for safe rite of passage ahead of Summer Initiation season

25 October 2021

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has persevered on its endeavour to empower cultural practitioners on the COVID-19 Infection Prevention Control to ensure safety whilst practicing the rite of passage.  Since March 2021, the... Read More

Minister Marais opens R1m new library in Brandwag, Mossel Bay

21 October 2021

On Wednesday, 20 October 2021, together with Acting Executive Mayor: Alderman Dirk Kotze and the Mossel Bay Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais officially opened a new library in Brandwag. Read More

Guy Redman nominated for Satma 'Best Provincial Cultural Affairs Chief Director'

21 October 2021

Minister Anroux Marais is excited to announce that our newly appointed Head of Department: Mr. Read More

Minister Marais saddened by the passing of Provincial Sport Legend, Joe Pillay

20 October 2021

It is with great sadness that Minister Anroux Marais learnt of the passing of the Provincial Sport Legend Joseph Pillay. Read More

Brandwag in Mossel Bay to be empowered with a new library

19 October 2021

On Wednesday, 20 October 2021, together with Acting Executive Mayor, Alderman Dirk Kotze and the Mossel Bay Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open a new library in Brandwag. Read More

Western Cape Olympians and Paralympians celebrated

18 October 2021

On Saturday, 16 October 2021, Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, hosted an appreciation ceremony for Western Cape-based Olympic and Paralympic participants. Read More

Princess Vlei Heritage Site the result of work and commitment from stakeholders

13 October 2021

The cultural, spiritual, recreational, and environmental significance of Princess Vlei Eco Park will now be protected for future generations after it was unveiled as a Provincial Heritage Site (PHS) on Tuesday 12 October 2021. Read More

Minister Marais declares Princess Vlei Eco Park a Provincial Heritage Site

12 October 2021

Today, 12 October 2021, Minister Anroux Marais officially unveiled the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at Princess Vlei Eco Park, off the M5 in Retreat.   Read More

Minister Marais to unveil Provincial Heritage Site plaque at Princess Vlei

11 October 2021

On Tuesday, 12 October 2021, Minister Anroux Marais will officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at Princess Vlei, off the M5 in Retreat.   Read More

Minister Marais calls for provincial Sport Legends Nominations

7 October 2021

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud to acknowledge and honour legends, heroes and icons who have made a significant contribution to the development, transformation and growth of sport in South Africa an Read More

Minister Marais encourages all to register for 'Get Active' virtual event

4 October 2021

It is that time of the year again in which the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with Western Province Athletics will be hosting a Provincial “Get Active” virtual walking event that is aligned to the TAFI Read More