News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Duke Ngcukana

19 April 2011

A son to the grandfather of jazz in Cape Town, Christopher "Columbus" Ngcukana and the eldest to the Ngcukana brothers including the late Ezra Ngcukana, a trumpeter and a mathematician, Duke Ngcukana was born in Langa township in 1947. Read More

Media Alert: Upper-Austrian Brass Band to Play in Western Cape

14 April 2011

The Upper-Austrian Band will be visiting the Western Cape from 16 to 20 April 2011 as part of the formal cultural exchange between the provinces of the Western Cape and Upper-Austria. Read More

Khayelitsha Mountain Climbers Conquer Kilimanjaro

5 April 2011

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has welcomed Loyiso Koyana and Luwanda Mxosana, two mountain climbers from Khayelitsha, back to Cape Town at the Cape Town International Airport. Read More

Dr Ivan Meyer Visits the District Six Museum

4 April 2011

Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, delivering speech at the District Six Museum Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Visit District Six Museum

4 April 2011

On Wednesday, 6 April 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be visiting the District Six Museum where he will also discuss the importance of the role of museums in communities. Read More