News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Meyer Outlines Western Cape Government's Approach to Sport Transformation

22 November 2011

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, has welcomed the opening remarks of the National Minister of Sport and Recreation Fikile Mbalula's approach to transformation at the National Sport Indaba (held on 21 and 22... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Present Certificates of Sporting Excellence to Top Amateur Boxers

13 November 2011

On Monday, 14 November 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will present certificates of sporting excellence to the Western Cape's top amateur boxers. Read More

Media Alert: Ministers Meyer and Winde to Raise Awareness for Table Mountain Campaign

3 November 2011

On Monday, 7 November 2011, Western Cape Ministers of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and Economic Development and Tourism, Alan Winde, will raise awareness for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of Nature campaign by paragliding off... Read More

Department Hosts the Western Cape Sport Legends 2011

30 October 2011

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud to host the Western Cape Sport Legends 2011 on 15 December 2011 in Cape Town at Kirstenbosch Gardens. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Visit MOD Centre at Isikhokelo Primary School in Khayelitsha

25 October 2011

On Wednesday, 26 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will visit one of the Western Cape Government's Sport MOD (mass participation, opportunity and development) centres at Isikhokelo Primary... Read More

Media Alert: Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships

10 October 2011

On Tuesday, 11 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will visit the 2011 Commonwealth Weightlifting Championships taking place at the Good Hope Centre. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open National Stamp Exhibition

10 October 2011

On Tuesday, 11 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will officially open the 2011 National Stamp Exhibition. Read More

Minister Meyer Congratulates Team Western Cape for Outstanding Performance

9 October 2011

On Monday, 10 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, congratulated the young sportsmen and women from the Western Cape on their excellent performance at the annual South African Games. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Distribute Soccer Kits in Delft

6 October 2011

On Saturday, 8 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will hand over sport equipment to the Delft Street Soccer Association as part of the Provincial Gang Prevention and Intervention Programme. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Speak at Afrikaans Space Dictionary Launch

5 October 2011

On Thursday, 6 October 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will speak at the official launch of the first Afrikaans Space Dictionary. Read More

Media Alert: SA Games - Minister Meyer to Speak at Send-Off of Team Western Cape

26 September 2011

On Wednesday, 28 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will bid farewell to Team Western Cape as they head to the 2011 South African Games. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Hosts "Gogos" from Langa Book Club

18 September 2011

On Tuesday, 20 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will host a thank you breakfast for the "gogos" of the Nomzamo Book Club. Read More

Media Alert: Ministers Meyer and Winde Attend Cape Malay Cooking Course and Tour Bo-Kaap for Heritage Tourism

14 September 2011

On Thursday, 15 September 2011, Western Cape Ministers Dr Ivan Meyer (Cultural Affairs and Sport) and Alan Winde (Economic Development and Tourism) will visit the Bo-Kaap to do a traditional Cape Malay cooking course and go on a walking tour of the... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Celebrates National Book Week with Unveiling of "Demo Library"

1 September 2011

On Monday, 5 September 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will officially open National Book Week by unveiling a "Demo Library" at the Liberty Promenade Shopping Mall in Mitchell's Plain. Read More

Media Alert: New7Wonders of Nature Competition - Minister Meyer and Mayor De Lille Encourage the Public to Vote for Table Mountain

24 August 2011

On Thursday, 25 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, and City of Cape Town Executive Mayor, Alderman Patricia de Lille, will show their support for the "Vote for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders of... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Highlights African Traditional Medicine Week at Cape Medical Museum

23 August 2011

On Wednesday, 24 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be visiting the Cape Medical Museum in Green Point to highlight African Traditional Medicine Week. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Speaking at Klapmuts Primary School Public Library Inauguration

21 August 2011

On Thursday, 18 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be delivering the keynote address at the inauguration of the public library at Klapmuts Primary School (Paarl area). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Speak at 2011 SPAR National Netball Championships

4 August 2011

On Tuesday, 9 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be speaking at the 2011 SPAR National Netball Championships. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport on the Passing of Brian Gaffney

26 July 2011

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport notes the sad passing of sport journalist, Brian Gaffney - a former Cape Herald journalist and protégé of Ted Doman and the late Lennie Kleintjies. Read More

Minister Meyer Gives Robben Island Museum Positive Reviews

26 July 2011

On Tuesday, 26 July 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, accompanied the National Portfolio Committee on Arts and Culture on an oversight visit to the Robben Island Museum. Read More