News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Sport Legends To Be Honoured By Minister Anroux Marais

13 December 2017

Tomorrow, 14 December 2017, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the Annual Sport Legends Awards ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Western Cape Archives host Art Exhibition by Jeannette Unite

11 December 2017

The Minister of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officially opened an art exhibition by renowned South African Artist Read More

Western Cape Sportspeople Honoured by Minister Anroux Marais

7 December 2017

WESTERN CAPE SPORTSPEOPLE HONOURED BY MINISTER MARAIS   Date: 7 December 2017 Release: Immediate   Read More

Educating Communities on the Importance of Sign Language

6 December 2017

The Language Unit of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports (DCAS), in partnership with the Western Ca Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape sportspeople to be honoured by Minister Anroux Marais

5 December 2017

KINDLY NOTE AMENDED TIME BELOW AS CEREMONY WILL START AT 17H00 AND NOT 18H00 AS PREVIOUSLY COMMUNICATED. Read More

DCAS presents “Move your body” to curb diabetes

1 December 2017

On 29 November 2017 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the Hermanus Community Day Centre (CDC) in creating awareness of liv Read More

SS Mendi exhibition reflects on crew’s supreme courage and brotherhood

27 November 2017

On 24 November 2017 Minister Anroux Marais of Cultural Affairs and Sport officially launched the We die like brothers: The sinking of the SS Mendi travelling exhibition at the Read More

Media Alert: Oudtshoorn Youth To Be Honoured By Minister Anroux Marais

24 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: OUDTSHOORN YOUTH TO BE HONOURED BY MINISTER MARAIS Tomorrow, 25 November 2017, Minister Anroux Marais will attend the Oudtshoorn Christian Youth Forum’s annual awards ceremony. Read More

Media Alert: SS Mendi Travelling Exhibition to be Launched by Minister Marais

23 November 2017

As the centenary of the sinking of the SS Mendi draws to a close, Minister Anroux Marais will officially launch the travelling exhibition, “We die like brothers: The Read More

Qualification For After School Programme Practitioners Launched

21 November 2017

On Sunday 19 November 2017, the Western Cape Government, in partnership with Stellenbosch University (SU), Community Chest and Rutgers University-Newark (USA), proudly launched the Extended Education Practitioners Training Programme. Read More

DCAS Takes Oral History Project to Tankwa Karoo

21 November 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Witzenberg Municipality, launched the Oral History Initiative in the picturesque area of Tankwa Karoo on 20 N Read More

Western Cape Government Congratulates Paxton Fielies

20 November 2017

STATEMENT BY WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT Date: 20 November 2017 Release: Immediate WESTERN CAPE GOVERNMENT CONGRATULATES PAXTON FIELIES Read More

Media release: Nominations for Cultural Affairs Awards now open

15 November 2017

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has opened the nominations for the 2017/18 Read More

Media Alert: Currie Cup to be presented at Ministry of DCAS tomorrow

15 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: CURRIE CUP TO BE PRESENTED AT THE MINISTRY OF CULTURAL AFFAIRS AND SPORT TOMORROW   Read More

Eden Drama Festival a local hit

14 November 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) recently presented the 2017 Drama Festival to communities in Heidelberg, Knysna and George. Read More

Media Alert: Min Marais Promotes Sport Development In Drakenstein And Robertson

9 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO PROMOTE SPORT DEVELOPMENT IN DRAKENSTEIN AND ROBERTSON Read More

Media Alert: Annual Prince Albert Leesfees To Be Opened By Minister Marais

2 November 2017

MEDIA ALERT: ANNUAL PRINCE ALBERT LEESFEES TO OFFICIALLY BE OPENED BY MINISTER ANROUX MARAIS    Read More

Participants bring their A-Game to Metro Better Together Games

30 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the last of a series of Better Together games in the Cape Metropole on 27 October 2017 at the Blue Downs Stadium. Read More

DCAS Introduces Students To Library Core Business

25 October 2017

On Friday, 20 October 2017, students from the University of the Western Cape (UWC), accompanied by their lecturer, visited the Western Cape Library Service. Read More

Media Alert: 2017 SASMA Congress To Officially Be Opened By Minister Marais

24 October 2017

Tomorrow, 25 October 2017, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will deliver the welcoming address at the official opening of the 2017 South African Sport Medicine Association (SASMA) Read More