News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

MOD Centre rope dancers dazzle at Women’s Day celebrations in Mossel Bay

17 August 2017

On 11 August 2017 the Bartolomeu Dias Museum in Mossel Bay, hosted their local Women’s Day celebrations. Read More

Library books on the move in tailor-made fleet

17 August 2017

Recently the DCAS Library Service replaced 5 old corporate vehicles with new models. Library team members Pieter Hugo, Ronel Mouton and Wynand Coetzee facilitated the process. Read More

Provincial Gym celebrates Women's Month

16 August 2017

On Wednesday, 16 August 2017, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its Provincial Gym, offered a special aerobics class as part of their Women’s Month celebrations. Read More

Women at tea party share their experiences at the SA Fisheries Museum

16 August 2017

On 9 August 2017 a Women’s Day tea party was hosted in partnership with the Friends of the Museum at the South African Fisheries Museum in Velddrif. Read More

Worcester Museum demonstrates traditional activities at vintage show

14 August 2017

On 11 and 12 August 2017 the Worcester Museum participated in the Western Cape Tractor and Engine Club Show at Villiersdorp. Read More

Media Alert: Women To Be Celebrated At George Museum

10 August 2017

As we continue to commemorate Women’s Month, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will be the keynote speaker at the Women’s Day celebration at George Museum tomorrow.     Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Participate In Women's Day Celebrations

8 August 2017

Tomorrow, 9 August 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will be participating in a range of activities to celebrate National Women’s Day:   Read More

New libraries change lives for the better

7 August 2017

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais has officially opened four new library service points in the province since the start of the 2017 financial year. Read More

Athletes rewarded for hard work at Cape Winelands sport awards

4 August 2017

On Thursday, 3 August 2017, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Cape Winelands Sport Council and the Read More

Western Cape Youth With a Desire to Improve Society Join TYPP

2 August 2017

On 23 July 2017, 33 youth of the Western Cape were welcomed into The Young Patriots Programme (TYPP) in Gauteng. Read More

Cape Town Sport Awards Honours Sporting Triumphs

1 August 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the Cape Town Sport Council and the City of Cape Town (CoCT) hosted the C Read More

Sport Achievements lauded at Overberg Sport Awards

31 July 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the Overberg Sport Council and the Theewaterskloof Municipality hosted the 3 Read More

Encouraging Words For Athletes At the Eden District Sport Awards

28 July 2017

Athletes from the Eden District were awarded for their efforts in their respective sporting codes at the annual Eden District Sport Awards. Read More

Central Karoo Sport Awards Honour Young and Old Sport Stars

27 July 2017

The third annual regional Central Karoo Sport Awards honoured both new sporting talent as well as the more experienced athletes. Read More

Western Cape athletes prepare for national Indigenous Games

24 July 2017

The past weekend saw approximately 200 athletes from across the Western Cape gathered at the Western Cape Sports School in Kuils River to stake their place in Team Western Cape for the forthcoming national Read More

Media release: We mourn the passing of Cape Town musician Errol Dyers

24 July 2017

Statement from Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport: It is with great sadness that I learnt of the passing of one of the Western Cape’s great music talents, Errol Dyers. Read More

MOD Learners To Compete In Junior Softball World Championships in USA

21 July 2017

Grivonne Rhode and Chesterney Fortune from Lavender Hill High School are the first learners to progress through the Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Programme system and be Read More

Minister Anroux Marais Pays Homage To Tata Madiba In Amsterdam

18 July 2017

As part of the 2017 Kwaku Festival celebrations underway in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais paid homage to our late great statesman, Tata Madi Read More

Team Western Cape reach 2nd place at National School Sport Championships

17 July 2017

Team Western Cape performed well to reach 2nd place overall at the National School Sport Championships Winter Games in Durban. Read More

Holiday Fun with the Western Cape Library Service

14 July 2017

With the school holidays upon us, the Western Cape Library Service kicked off their holiday programme at the Oppie Berg Mini Library in Ceres on 5 July 2017. Read More