News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Meyer on Theft at Manor House, Groot Constantia

29 May 2012

Media Statement by Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer Read More

Iziko Museum Celebrates Africa Day

24 May 2012

Iziko Museum hosted a wide variety of cultural events to celebrate Africa Day. This day is commemorated every year on 25 May across the continent to mark the establishment in 1963 of the Organisation of African Unity. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Celebrates Africa Day

24 May 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) commemorated Africa Day by recognising outstanding sportspeople at an event at the Artscape in Cape Town. Africa Day takes place annually on 25 May to mark the establishment in 1963 of the... Read More

Minister Meyer to Acknowledge African Champions

24 May 2012

On 25 May 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will host a breakfast to honour and acknowledge Western Cape-based sportsmen and sportswomen who through their efforts have brought honour to the African continent. Read More

Minister Meyer Hands over Cheque to Bergrivier Municipality

22 May 2012

On 23 May, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, handed over a cheque of R2 934 000 to the Bergrivier Municipality. Read More

Minister Meyer Welcomes Eight Nations under-20 Challenge Teams

22 May 2012

Media Statement by Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

International Museum Day Celebrated at Lwandle Museum

21 May 2012

What role can museums play in society in a time of accelerating change, particularly for the youth? Learners from four schools debated this issue during a visit to the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum in Strand. They also found out about the rich... Read More

International Soccer Returns to Cape Town

20 May 2012

International football will once again unite soccer enthusiasts from across the country. The City of Cape Town, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and SAFA Cape Town launched the eight-nation under-20 International Football... Read More

Minister Meyer on the Eight Nations under-20 Soccer Challenge in Cape Town

20 May 2012

Media Statement by Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Western Cape Government and Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum to Host Museum Day

16 May 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will be the keynote speaker at the Western Cape's 2012 International Museum Day celebrations on 18 May, which coincides with similar celebrations across the globe. Read More

Ratelgat Declared a Provincial Heritage Site during Annual Griqua Pilgrimage

13 May 2012

The farm Ratelgat, on which Griqua prophet Andrew Abraham Stockenström le Fleur I ("Die Kneg") is buried, has been declared a provincial heritage site. Read More

Minister Meyer to Unveil Ratelgat as Provincial Heritage Site

9 May 2012

The Western Cape Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will on Saturday, 12 May 2012, officially unveil Ratelgat as a Provincial Heritage Site at 09:30. Read More

Community House Declared a Provincial Heritage Site

7 May 2012

A key site of historical value in the Western Cape has been officially recognised as a provincial heritage site by Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport close to Worker's Day. Read More

Minister Meyer Accompanies Scholars on Archives Tour

6 May 2012

National Archives Week started on 7 May 2012. To mark the event, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, accompanied scholars from the Sarepta Secondary School in Kuils River on a tour of the archives. Read More

"Better Together" on Freedom Day

3 May 2012

On Freedom Day 2012, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) brought learners together in Hout Bay to celebrate this historic day on the stage and the sports field. Read More