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