News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

Condolences on the Death of Vernie Petersen, DG of Sport and Recreation South Africa

26 February 2011

It is with a great sense of sadness that the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), senior management and staff note the sad passing of Vernie Petersen, Director General of the National Department of Sport and Recreation. Read More

International Mother Language Day

22 February 2011

From the very first to the last moments of our lifespan, through generations and on all continents, language forms part of our daily existence and that is but only one of the reasons why we are inviting you to celebrate International Mother Language... Read More

Annual Cultural Awards

17 February 2011

Arts, Culture, Heritage, Language, Libraries, Museums and Archives - these are the fibres of the fabric that define our identity, the practices that create images from words, and the services, which preserve the history of our origins, development... Read More

Music Development, Promotion and Preservation

3 January 2011

"The fact that music can express the invisible; the ineffable makes it a particularly rich form of creativity - this mysterious and unique capacity to express. What other art forms cannot do gives it both endless potential and an intense sensitivity. Read More