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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Database for the Deaf Community

16 December 2010

In an attempt to implement the Western Cape Language Policy and with specific reference to the promotion of South African Sign Language, the Department of Cultural Affairs has to liaise with several organisations, schools, societies and associations... Read More

Minister Ivan Meyer Expresses Condolences for the Passing of Tony Schilder

9 December 2010

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, expressed his condolences today after hearing about the passing of Jazz Legend, Tony Schilder, on Thursday, 9 December 2010. Read More

Cultural Awards 2010/11

9 December 2010

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) seeks to recognise outstanding achievements and contributions in the areas of Arts, Culture, Heritage, Language, Libraries and Archives Services in the Western Cape. Read More

50th Anniversary of the Awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to Chief Albert Luthuli

8 December 2010

On 10 December 2010, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs & Sport, and Dr Albertinah Luthuli, representative of the Luthuli Foundation and daughter of Chief Albert Luthuli, will commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the... Read More

2010 Sport Legends

8 December 2010

The Annual Sport Legend Ceremony that is hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) grants an opportunity to honour legends, heroes and icons, who have contributed uncompromisingly to the development, transformation and growth of... Read More

Joint Media Release: Western Cape Provincial Government and City Of Cape Town Announce Details Regarding Dates and Routes for 2010/2011 Minstrels and Choirs Festivities

7 December 2010

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the City of Cape Town, after consultation with the Minstrels, Christmas and Malay Choir boards, can announce the date and route of the Traditional Nuwejaar Street March for 2011. Read More

Province and City joins forces to promote Minstrels

22 November 2010

A new plan to preserve, develop and grow the Cape minstrel heritage and associated events was announced by the Provincial Government and City of Cape Town today. Read More

Reflecting on the 2010 Footclic Legacy

22 November 2010

The 2010 Footclic participants in Burgundy compiled a stunning coffee table book on the recent exchange project for aspiring journalists between the Western Cape and Burgundy. Read More

Khayelitsha Climbers to Ascend Kilimanjaro

14 November 2010

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, invited two mountain climbers from Khayelitsha, Loyiso Koyana and Luwanda Mxosana, to meet him 11 November 2010 on top of Table Mountain minutes before he and Jenny Hartnick, Chairperson of the... Read More

Media Release: Minister Meyer Encourages Fans to Get Behind the George Sevens Rugby Tournament

11 November 2010

Following the recent International Rugby Board (IRB) announcement of the pools and match schedule for the South African leg of the 2010/11 HSBC Sevens World Series, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, is encouraging... Read More

Minister Meets SA's Got Talent Top Three

10 November 2010

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulated the humble winner of SA's Got Talent, James Bhemgee, the runner up, Constable Madalene Abrahams and the Limited Drum Corps who ended up in the 3rd place in this competition at the... Read More

DCAS Supports the PinkDrive in Gugulethu

9 November 2010

Does the term "pimp your shoes at a pimping station" make sense to you? If it is linked to the Discovery Cape Times Big Walk and the PinkDrive, it definitely will. Read More

Vote for Table Mountain

8 November 2010

You are invited to participate in the Official New7Wonders of Nature through a global election. More than 100 million votes were cast during the first campaign. This time it is about raising our natural heritages to the same status of appreciation... Read More

South Afican Fishing Industry Sports Tournament

8 November 2010

Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, assisted by the newly appointed CEO of South African Rugby, Jurie Roux, opened the annual SA Fishing Industry Sports Tournament on Friday, 29 October. Read More

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes

21 October 2010

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes Read More

Overberg Arts Week

20 October 2010

Overberg Arts Week Read More

Call for Applications for Arts and Culture Project Funding

20 October 2010

Call for Applications for Arts and Culture Project Funding Read More

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition

20 October 2010

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition. Read More

Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Dr Ivan Meyer, on Heritage Day 2010.

27 September 2010

The management of heritage in the country and the province, in particular is governed in terms of the provisions of the National Heritage Resources Act (Act 25 of 1999). Read More

Media Alert: Sporting Equipment Handover

26 September 2010

Nineteen clubs in the West Coast will receive R60 000 worth of sporting equipment as part of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport's bid to improve, assist and sustain clubs in the West Coast. Read More