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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Farewell to outgoing Geographical Names Committee

18 June 2019

On Friday 14 June 2019, the Read More

Statement Minister Marais: We mourn the passing of tennis great David Samaai

14 June 2019

Statement from Minister Anroux Marais: We mourn the passing of tennis great David Samaai It is with great sadness that I received the news of the death of the great tennis player, David Samaai. Read More

Mamre and Pella communities join Oral History Initiative

11 June 2019

On 10 June 2019, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

Minister Marais continues to prioritise transformation of heritage landscape

10 June 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS CONTINUES TO PRIORITISE THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE WC CULTURAL HERITAGE LANDSCAPE Read More

#enrichED Symposium brings After School sector together to narrow education gap

10 June 2019

Improving the lives of children was at the forefront of discussion as delegates from the after-school sector gathered at the CTICC this weekend for the #enrichED Symposium. Read More

Media release: #enrichED Symposium puts After School sector in the spotlight

10 June 2019

From 6-9 June 2019, the #enrichED Symposium was hosted in Cape Town by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its After School Programme (ASP) Office. Read More

After School Symposium looks at solutions to opportunity gaps between learners

6 June 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its After School Programme, will be hosting a variety of events from Thursday, 6 June 2019 until 8 June 2019, Read More

City and Province improves collaboration to promote community development

5 June 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: CITY AND PROVINCE IMPROVES COLLABORATION TO PROMOTE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT THROUGH CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT Read More

Media release: Make your contribution to Cape Town Museum concept

6 May 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Museum service, has appointed  Place Matters to conduct the research and conceptualization process for the Cape Town Museum. Read More

Promoting sport in the Central Karoo

30 April 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport ( Read More

Dunoon’s high-tech library opens its doors to residents

30 April 2019

The much-anticipated Dunoon Library officially opened on 26 April 2019. Read More

DCAS drama rookies impress at Suidoosterfees, move on to professional ranks

29 April 2019

A group of young, potential stars have been granted the opportunity to further their careers on stage and screen, after competing in the Read More

Sports fixtures to continue in Vredenburg after complex gets new borehole

18 April 2019

The Vredenburg Sports Grounds will be unaffected by any continuation of the Western Cape drought following the opening of a new borehole at the facility on Wednesday. Vredenburg and other towns in the Saldanha Bay Municipality were some of the... Read More

New Louwville BMX track nearing completion

18 April 2019

The residents of Louwville will soon be able to make use of their very own BMX track. Read More

West Coast museums receive welcome financial boost from DCAS

18 April 2019

Museums on the Cape West Coast received a significant financial boost on Wednesday, when a cheque handover ceremony was hosted by the Read More

Western Cape sports funding allocations now close to R8.5 million

18 April 2019

Athletes and sportspeople on the West Coast are set to benefit, after the Read More

Minister Marais to present funding to West Coast sport development and museums

17 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT:  MINISTER MARAIS TO PRESENT FUNDING TO SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND MUSEUMS IN WEST COAST    On 17 April 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will present the budgeted appropriation to the sport council and affiliated museums in the West Coast... Read More