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Mural Paintings Brighten up Care Village in Vredenburg

9 October 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, praised the Visual Arts Week project for transforming Siyabonga Care Village, Vredenburg, into such a bright beacon of hope. Read More

Western Cape Government Inspired by Paralympic Heroes

9 October 2012

The Western Cape Paralympic athletes have inspired the Western Cape Government to replace portraits of politicians in the Provincial Legislature Building with those of the Western Cape SA London 2012 Paralympic gold medallists. Read More

Premier Zille Hosts Western Cape Paralympians

9 October 2012

This morning, Tuesday, 9 October, Premier Helen Zille hosted a tea with provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, to honour and celebrate Western Cape Paralympians who participated in the 2012 London Paralympic Games. Read More

Success of Workshops Evident at West Coast Arts Week Festival

9 October 2012

The talents of stage performers in a variety of genres from rural communities were showcased at the Weston High School in Vredenburg on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

In Tune with Young Musicians at Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and its partners are in tune with aspiring musicians from the Louwville community in Vredenburg. Youths from this area are currently benefiting from a three-day musical workshop with professional... Read More

Western Cape Golf Course Listed Top Ten in the World

8 October 2012

Fancourt Golf Resort in George has been listed by CNN as one of the world's ten best golf resorts and the leading golf resort in Africa. Read More

Celebrate Cultural Warmth at West Coast Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the Saldanha Bay Municipality to showcase the arts and culture talent of West Coast and to launch the National Anthem CD at Weston High School in Vredenburg on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

A Chance to Dance at Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the Saldanha Bay dance crew, TK EXPLOSIVES, to make a difference in the lives of aspiring dancers from St Helena Bay. Read More

“Sout Stories” Take People back to Their Cultural Roots

8 October 2012

The “Sout Stories” programme took Afrikaans story lovers back to their cultural roots at the Paternoster Fish Market on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Meyer to Host Western Cape Paralympic Athletes

8 October 2012

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will tomorrow, 9 October 2012, host a tea for Western Cape Paralympic athletes who were part of the recent South African Paralympic team that... Read More

Minister Grant on the Fourth and Final Term of the School Calender

8 October 2012

Media Statement by Donald Grant, Minister of Education Read More

Sustainable and Safe Initiation Practices

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport aims to ensure safe and hygienic initiation practices in the Western Cape by educating initiates and their parents. Read More

Drama Opportunities at Suidoosterfees

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport provided potentially life-changing opportunities for aspiring theatre performers at the West Coast Drama Festival on Thursday, 4 October 2012. Read More

Talent Identification at Netball Tournament

8 October 2012

The annual regional club development tournament provided hundreds of netball players with the opportunity to showcase their talent. Read More

George Hospital's Emergency Centre Officially Opened by Minister Theuns Botha

8 October 2012

George Hospital’s Emergency Centre was officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, on 8 October 2012. Read More

George Hospital's Emergency Centre Officially Opened by Minister Botha

8 October 2012

George Hospital’s Emergency Centre was officially opened by the Western Cape Minister of Health, Theuns Botha, on 8 October 2012. Read More

Western Cape Education Department Celebrates World Teachers' Day

5 October 2012

The Western Cape Education Department WCED) is proud to join colleagues around the world as we celebrate World Teachers’ Day today, Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Unique Festival in Mossel Bay

5 October 2012

Plans to establish Mossel Bay as the high performance sporting capital of the Southern Cape received a major boost with the successful hosting of the inaugural Mossel Bay Sport Festival. Read More

Colourful Mural Painting at Siyabonga

5 October 2012

As part of Visual Arts Week, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are sprucing up the outside appearance of the Siyabonga Care Village for disabled people in Vredenburg. Read More

Seniors to Compete in Olympiatrics

4 October 2012

In keeping with Older Persons' Week, nearly 600 seniors from the various service centres in the Metro South Region will be competing in an Olympiatrics event at Vygieskraal Stadium on 4 October. Read More

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