News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: New Outdoor Gym To Be Opened By Minister Marais In Paarl

20 October 2017

On Monday, 23 October 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the new outdoor gym in Paarl. Read More

Healthy Team Spirit Highlights West Coast Better Together Games

17 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the 2017 West Coast Better Together Games on 13 October at the Vredenburg Sports Grounds and Golf Club in partnership with the Sald Read More

Media Alert: New Stellenbosch BMX Track To Be Opened By Minister Marais

12 October 2017

Today, 12 October 2017, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the new BMX Track facility in Stellenbosch. Read More

Friendly Competition at Cape Winelands Better Together Games

9 October 2017

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with Old Mutual, Nedbank and Peninsula Beverages, Read More

Olympic Values Celebrated at Olympic Day

9 October 2017

Approximately 210 children celebrated the Olympic values and participated in various sports codes during the Olympic and Paralympic Day that took place on 7 October 2017. Read More

DCAS Supports Knowledge Economy At LIASA Conference

6 October 2017

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) supported the 18th Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) Conference that took place in Gauteng f Read More

Team Western Cape takes 3rd place at Indigenous Games

2 October 2017

The Western Cape Team that participated in the 12th South African Indigenous Games Festival in Polokwane from 22 to 29 September 2017 achieved outstanding results and was placed third overall of the 9 provinces. Read More

Modern Library Facility Opened in Herbertsdale

29 September 2017

On 26 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Minister Anroux Marais opened a new library in the rural town of Herbertsdale, near Read More

Minister Marais Celebrates Heritage Day At National Indigenous Games

26 September 2017

In celebration of Heritage Month, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais personally supported team Western Cape at the 2017 National Indigenous Games in Polokwane, Limpopo.  Read More

Team spirit takes the win at the Eden Better Together Games

26 September 2017

On 22 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with Old Mutual,  Read More

Heritage Day Celebrations Affirm Our Shared History And Mutual Pride

26 September 2017

On 24 September 2017, national Heritage Day, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and its public entity, the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) Read More

Western Cape Library Experts Rub Shoulders at Seminar

22 September 2017

On 21 to 22 September 2017 the Library Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Municipal Support Services Seminar in Cape Town for library Read More

Final leg of DCAS Drama festival reveals outstanding talent

21 September 2017

The Franschhoek community was pleasantly surprised at the showcase of local talent at the final adjudication leg of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) Read More

DCAS Launches the ‘Power of the Dream’ from Robben Island to Rio exhibit

20 September 2017

On 19 September 2017, the Minister of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, opened a new travelling museum exhibition titled “Power of the Dream”. Read More

Sport Awards Celebrate Provincial Sporting Stars

18 September 2017

On 16 September 2017, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Provincial Sport Awards at Century City Conference Centre. Read More

Media Release: Provincial Sport Awards Celebrate Excellence In Sport

18 September 2017

Each year since 1996, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has proudly celebrated the outstanding achievements of committed Western Cape sportspeople in a variety of categories at the annual Sport Awards. Read More

Caledon Museum Hosts “Girl Love Yourself” in Honour of Women’s Day

14 September 2017

On 1 September 2017, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Caledon Museum invested in a “Girl Love Yourself”-activity. Read More

National Book Week Celebrates Our Rich And Diverse Heritage

13 September 2017

The Library Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated National Book Week (NBW) from Read More

Cape Town Sport and Peace Conference to Be Addressed by Minister Marais

12 September 2017

MEDIA ALERT: CAPE TOWN INTERNATIONAL SPORT AND PEACE CONFERENCE TO BE ADDRESSED BY MINISTER MARAIS   Read More

Media Alert: Kewtown Primary To Receive Sport Equipment From Minister Marais

30 August 2017

On 30 August 2017 Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially handover sporting equipment to Kewtown Primary School in Athlone. Read More