News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Best of DCAS Drama at Suidooster on KykNET

20 July 2018

On 16 July 2018, the best actor, actress and director from the Read More

DCAS Invests In Aspiring Writers

19 July 2018

The Script Development Initiative hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), was concluded during the weekend of 14 July 2018. Read More

DCAS Partners With UNODC To Change Youth's Lives

4 July 2018

On Tuesday, 26 June 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its Read More

SA Sendinggestig Museum to participate in First Thursdays

3 July 2018

On Thursday, 5 July 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be taking part in the popular Read More

Premier Helen Zille Explores West Coast Fossil Park

2 July 2018

On Friday, 29 June 2018, Read More

Hard Working Museums Get Financial Boost from DCAS

28 June 2018

Western Cape museums, which form part of the largest museum service in South Africa, received a welcome financial boost from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) on 27 June 2018. The cheque handover took place at a gala event at the... Read More

Media Statement: Cultural Affairs and Sport: Foundation of Nation Building

21 June 2018

As we celebrate the centenary of Tata Madiba we are reminded of his strong belief that “our human compassion binds us, the one to the other, not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope... Read More

New Library Facility Opens in Tesselaarsdal

19 June 2018

On 15 June 2018, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais and the Executive Mayor of Theewaterskloof Municipality, Councillor Christelle Vosloo, opened the new library facility Read More

Archives Celebrates #IAD18 with the Paarl Community

11 June 2018

On 8 June 2018, the Western Cape Archives and Records Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated   Read More

Minister Anroux Marais welcomes new members of WC Language Committee

4 June 2018

On 9 May 2018, the Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) welcomed three new members who will contribute to the work being done to promote the Language Act in the Western Cape. Read More

Museum Route Website Shows Unlimited Options

4 June 2018

On 1 June 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Museum Service, launched a new mobile-friendly website (http://www.c Read More

Oral History Initiative launched in Elim

31 May 2018

On Tuesday, 29 May 2018, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, along with Paul Swart, Mayor of the Cape Agulhas Municipality, launched the Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Roll Out Oral History Initiative In Elim

29 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY ROLL OUT ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE IN ELIM Read More

Media Alert: Central Karoo Sport Clubs To Receive Equipment From Minister Marais

25 May 2018

MEDIA ALERT: CENTRAL KAROO SPORT CLUBS TO RECEIVE SPORT EQUIPMENT FROM MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

Best of DCAS winners crowned

21 May 2018

On 27 April 2018, Team Determine with their play “Honestly, Ek verstaan jou nie” was named as the best production in the Best of DCAS drama Finale for 2017/18. Read More

Media Statement: Minister Marais Launches Two New Skateboard Parks In Atlantis

15 May 2018

MEDIA STATEMENT: MINISTER MARAIS LAUNCHES TWO NEW SKATEBOARD PARKS IN ATLANTIS Read More

Noon Gun Commemoration Plaque Unveiled On Signal Hill

15 May 2018

On 14 May 2018, Minister Anroux Marais of Cultural Affairs and Sport officiated at the centenary of the introduction of the first 2-minute silence in Cape Town. Read More

Friendly Competition at the Farmworkers’ Sports Day

14 May 2018

Friendly competition and many laughs were the order of the day at the 10th annual Farmworkers’ Sports day which took place at the Boland Park Stadium in Worcester on 12 May 2018. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais To Launch Skateparks For Atlantis Youth

11 May 2018

On Monday, 14 May 2018 Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be launching two skateboard parks for youth in Atlantis as part of the After School Game Read More