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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Marais opens R1m new library in Brandwag, Mossel Bay

21 October 2021

On Wednesday, 20 October 2021, together with Acting Executive Mayor: Alderman Dirk Kotze and the Mossel Bay Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais officially opened a new library in Brandwag. Read More

Guy Redman nominated for Satma 'Best Provincial Cultural Affairs Chief Director'

21 October 2021

Minister Anroux Marais is excited to announce that our newly appointed Head of Department: Mr. Read More

Minister Marais saddened by the passing of Provincial Sport Legend, Joe Pillay

20 October 2021

It is with great sadness that Minister Anroux Marais learnt of the passing of the Provincial Sport Legend Joseph Pillay. Read More

Brandwag in Mossel Bay to be empowered with a new library

19 October 2021

On Wednesday, 20 October 2021, together with Acting Executive Mayor, Alderman Dirk Kotze and the Mossel Bay Municipality, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open a new library in Brandwag. Read More

Western Cape Olympians and Paralympians celebrated

18 October 2021

On Saturday, 16 October 2021, Premier Alan Winde and Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, hosted an appreciation ceremony for Western Cape-based Olympic and Paralympic participants. Read More

Princess Vlei Heritage Site the result of work and commitment from stakeholders

13 October 2021

The cultural, spiritual, recreational, and environmental significance of Princess Vlei Eco Park will now be protected for future generations after it was unveiled as a Provincial Heritage Site (PHS) on Tuesday 12 October 2021. Read More

Minister Marais declares Princess Vlei Eco Park a Provincial Heritage Site

12 October 2021

Today, 12 October 2021, Minister Anroux Marais officially unveiled the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at Princess Vlei Eco Park, off the M5 in Retreat.   Read More

Minister Marais to unveil Provincial Heritage Site plaque at Princess Vlei

11 October 2021

On Tuesday, 12 October 2021, Minister Anroux Marais will officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at Princess Vlei, off the M5 in Retreat.   Read More

Minister Marais calls for provincial Sport Legends Nominations

7 October 2021

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud to acknowledge and honour legends, heroes and icons who have made a significant contribution to the development, transformation and growth of sport in South Africa an Read More

Minister Marais encourages all to register for 'Get Active' virtual event

4 October 2021

It is that time of the year again in which the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with Western Province Athletics will be hosting a Provincial “Get Active” virtual walking event that is aligned to the TAFI Read More

Hessequa Municipality now two sport facilities richer

28 September 2021

On Monday 26 September, together with Minister Tertuis Simmers, Mayor Grant Riddles, different sporting codes, cultural groups and the community, Minister Anroux Marais officially opened two new sport stadia in the Hessequa Read More

Minister Marais continues to commemorate Heritage Month this weekend

22 September 2021

As we continue to commemorate Heritage Month and Heritage Day on Friday 24 September 2021, Minister Anroux Marais will travel across the province in celebration of the national day of significance.  Read More

Minister Marais delivers keynote address at Sport and Peace Conference

21 September 2021

Today, Minister Anroux Marais delivered the keynote address at the 8th International Cape Town Sport and Peace Conference in our new norm that is hybrid or fully virtual events.   Read More

Minister Marais delivers keynote address at annual WC Library Service seminar

15 September 2021

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the annual Library Services Seminar on Wednesday, 15 September to discuss issues pertaining to Conditional and Municipal Replacement Funding Grants. Read More

Minister Marais returns the remains of Michael Balie to Genadendal community

14 September 2021

Monday, 13 September 2021, as we continue to commemorate Heritage Month, Minister Anroux Marais was honoured to symbolically handover the human remains from the Genadendal Mission Museum back to the community for a dignifie Read More

Minister Marais celebrates development of first ever trilingual Kaaps dictionary

7 September 2021

As we celebrate Heritage Month, Minister Anroux Marais is happy to acknowledge the development of the first of its kind Trilingual Dictionary of Kaaps project. Read More

WCG officially celebrates 2020 Tokyo Olympics silver medallist Bianca Buitendag

6 September 2021

This morning, 6 September 2021, Premier Alan Winde and Minister Anroux Marais officially celebrated Bianca Buitendag on bringing home the silver medal in Women’s Surfing from the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games. Read More

Covid-19 vaccination card gets free access to affiliated Western Cape museums

31 August 2021

As we kick off Heritage Month in the Western Cape, Minister Anroux Marais is happy to announce free access to our affiliated museums for those presenting vaccination cards, both fully and partially vaccinated. Read More

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