News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

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