News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

DCAS Awarded For Work With EPWP

19 September 2018

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) recently received an award for the effective implementation of the Expanded Public Works Prog Read More

Eden shows off acting talents in drama festival

18 September 2018

Drama groups from the Eden region put their drama talents in action this weekend as the Eden Drama Festival came to an end. Read More

Encouragement for libraries at Municipal Support Seminar

14 September 2018

The Municipal Support Services of the Western Cape Library Service (WCLS) held the first day of its annual seminar on 13 September 2018. Read More

Eden drama kicks off with a bang

12 September 2018

On 8 September 2018 the first leg of the Eden drama festival took place in the George Arts theatre in a very rainy George. Read More

New library opens in Groendal

12 September 2018

The community of Groendal in Franschhoek celebrated the opening of a new state of the art library on 7 September 2018. Read More

Library Service awarded for National Book Week programme

11 September 2018

On Friday 7 September 2018 the Western Cape Library Service (WCLS) received an award from the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) at the South African Book Fair in Newtown, Johannesburg. Read More

Promoting Olympic values in the West Coast

10 September 2018

On Thursday 6 September 2018 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted an Olympic roadshow which was held at St. Helena Primary School in St. Helena Bay as part of the 2018 Olympic roadshows.  Read More

Media Release: World's First Xhosa Cricket Rulebook Launched by Minister Marais

4 September 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: WORLD’S FIRST ISIXHOSA LAUNCHED BY MINISTER MARAIS Minister Anroux Marais launched the very first isiXhosa Cricket Rulebook at Newlands Cricket Stadium on Friday, 31 August 2018. Read More

Cape Winelands Drama Festival Showcases Young Talent

4 September 2018

Audiences from Robertson and Worcester were mesmerised by the acting talents of drama groups from the Cape Winelands region as this leg of the drama festival came to a close on 1 September 2018 at the Worcester Town Hall, with the Robertson showcase... Read More

Provincial Sport Awards Celebrate Achievements For The Past Year

27 August 2018

On Saturday, 25 August 2018, the Read More

Roadshow teaches Olympic values in Saron

24 August 2018

On 22 August 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) visited Roodezandt Senior Secondary School in Saron as part of the Olympic roadshows. Read More

Sod-turning For Rose Valley Library Opens New Opportunities

22 August 2018

On 20 August 2018 Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officiated the sod-turning for the new Rose Valley Library in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Roadshow Teaches Olympic Values In Wellington

20 August 2018

On 15 August 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) visited Soetendal Primary School in Wellington as part of the Olympic roadshows. Read More

High-Performance Netball Training Skills Athletes For Elite Level

20 August 2018

The Western Cape Netball Federation hosted their inaugural High-Performance Training Camp from 9 to 11 August 2018 at the Cape Winelands Netball clubhouse in Paarl. Read More

GSSA donates family history journal to Archives

15 August 2018

On 14 August 2018, members of the Read More

Sport Athletes Shine At Cape Winelands Sport Awards

13 August 2018

Sporting stars and their achievements from across the Cape Winelands region were celebrated at the Cape Winelands Sport Awards on 10 August 2018. Read More

Eden Sport Awards Honour Outstanding Athletes

30 July 2018

The annual Eden Sports Awards honoured the hard-work and dedication to sport by athletes from the region on 27 July 2018. Read More

Overberg Sport Awards Celebrate Excellence

30 July 2018

On Saturday, 28 July 2018, athletes from the Overberg district were rewarded for their hard work over the past year at the Overberg Regional Read More

Athletes Celebrated at Cape Town Metro Sport Awards

26 July 2018

On Wednesday, 25 July 2018, the Read More