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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to Celebrate National Archives Week from 18-22 May 2009

13 May 2009

MEC Sakkie Jenner, MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), proudly invite learners, students, researchers and all interested people to visit and tour the facilities of the Western Cape Archives to celebrate the role of the Archive in the Western... Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will Continue to Curb Sport Violence

13 May 2009

Riaan Loots, a young man with a promise of a bright sporting future lost his life in a fatal incident on a Rawsonville rugby field in 2006. This was during a period where a wave of violent sport incidents had engulfed the sport fraternity. Read More

MEC Sakkie Jenner Saddened by the Death of Stage and Film Icon - Shaun Arnolds

13 May 2009

The newly appointed MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, today expressed his sadness at the death of legendary stage and TV actor, Shaun Arnolds. Read More

Farmworkers Will Showcase their Talents at Sport Day

30 April 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting the second Farmworkers' Sport Day on Saturday the 2nd of May in Oudtshoorn at Bridgeton and Bongolethu Sport Grounds. Read More

Iraqi Ambassador praises SA pupils for adopting Iraqi team

29 April 2009

School children delighted the Iraqi Ambassador to South Africa, Rasheed Alawsy by leading the singing the Iraqi National Anthem followed by the South African Anthem at the start of a visit to the Western Cape Sports School, Cape Town Read More

Iraqi Embassy to visit Sports School as part of My 2010 School Adventure campaign

16 April 2009

The Departments of Education, Sport and Recreation, the Embassy of Iraq and the 2010 FIFA World Cup? Organising Committee South Africa (OC) would like to invite members of the media to join them as they visit Western Cape Sports School, to be held... Read More

Second Annual isiXhosa Festival to be Held in March 2009

25 March 2009

Sithetha isiXhosa samaXhosa emaXhoseni!! The last weekend of the month will mark the celebration of isiXhosa language at KwaLanga, Western Cape's first Xhosa speaking township. Read More

'Creatives at Work' Arts Conference Begins

10 March 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the British Council and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism in the Western Cape are currently hosting an Arts Conference from 9-13 March 2009 at the Cape Town Lodge. Read More

Art Conference Will Empower Young Artists

5 March 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the British Council and the Department of Economic Development and Tourism in the Western Cape will be hosting an Arts Conference from 9-13 March 2009 at Artscape, Cape Town. Read More

Library Week 2009 to be launched at Cloetesville Public Library

4 March 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will on Friday, 06 March 2009 host the launch of the annual Library Week. The launch will be held at the Cloetesville Public Library in Stellenbosch. Read More

Announcement of Provincial Sport Summit to be held in February 2009

24 February 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting the Provincial Sport Summit on Friday 27 February and 28 February 2009 at the Sport School in Kuilsriver. Read More

Music Literacy Workshop Held to Develop Youth Music Bands

1 February 2009

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in increasing their efforts in curbing anti-social behaviour, job creation and youth development, held a music literacy workshop at their cultural facility in Melkbos from 30 January to 01 February 2009... Read More

Youth Music Competition Winners get Studio Recording Opportunity

13 January 2009

Three Western Cape students who excelled in the 'Battle of MCs', an inaugural music competition held during the Learning Cape Festival last year will be recording their music at the Red Bull South Africa studios this week as their winning prize,... Read More

The Learning Cape Hosts Workshop for Winners of Music Competition

12 January 2009

The Learning Cape Festival, an annual event since 2002 aims to promote a culture of lifelong learning. In 2008, the focus was on 'inspiring learning' through various creative and innovative means. Read More

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