News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Meyer to Make the First Move at SA Chess Open

28 June 2012

On 29 June 2012, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will signal the start of the SA Chess Championships when he makes the commemorative first move on Board 1 against Grandmaster Adly, a former World Junior Champion... Read More

SA Elite Amateur Boxing Returns to Cape Town

28 June 2012

Amateur male and female boxers across the country will be geared up and ready for the 2012 SANABO Elite Boxing Championships, to take place at the Western Cape Sports School in Nooiensfontein, Kuils River in Cape Town.The championship will run from... Read More

National Amateur Boxing Championship Launched in the Western Cape

27 June 2012

The gloves will be on as amateur boxers from across the country take part in the 2012 South African National Boxing Organisation (SANABO) Elite Boxing Championship. The event was launched on Thursday, 28 June 2012, at the Department of Cultural... Read More

SA Elite Amateur Boxing Championship

27 June 2012

On Thursday, 28 June 2012, at 10:00, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, together with the South African National Amateur Boxing Organisation (SANABO) and the City of Cape Town, will host a media briefing on the... Read More

Olympic "Gees" at Farm Workers' Sports Day

25 June 2012

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport collaborated with the Langeberg Municipality to bring together hundreds of farm workers at the fifth Farm Workers' Sports Day in Robertson on Saturday, 23 July 2012. Read More

Oudtshoorn Festival to Promote Sport in the Southern Cape

20 June 2012

Many athletes are expected to participate in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival which will run from 21 June until 1 July 2012 in this beautiful Klein Karoo town. Read More

Invest in the Youth and Make their Day

15 June 2012

Social inclusion in the Western Cape received a boost with a variety of Youth Day celebrations in the main street in Plettenberg Bay on 16 June 2012. Read More

Provincial Library Services Exhibit at the Cape Town Book Fair

14 June 2012

Western Cape libraries were well represented at the 2012 Cape Town Book Fair held at the city's International Convention Centre from 15 to 17 June. Read More

Rocklands Library is also a Centre for Chess in Mitchell's Plain

13 June 2012

Chess in Mitchell's Plain received a boost when Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, presented 24 chess sets to the Rocklands Library, one of which is an outdoors set. The Minister's gift was in recognition of the continuing... Read More

Minister Meyer Hands over Chess Sets to Rocklands Library

11 June 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will hand over an outdoor chess set as well as chess boards to Rocklands Library on 12 June 2012 at 15:00. Read More

Driftsands Initiation Site: A Beacon of Hope

10 June 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with the Department of Health and Cape Nature, brought joy and hope to a disadvantaged community of Blue Downs and Mfuleni when they launched the new Driftsands Initiation Site on Friday,... Read More

Olympic Hype at Bellville Station

7 June 2012

In a joint effort with the National Department of Sport and Recreation, National Department of Arts and Culture, Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and Brand South Africa, Magnificent Friday was launched this morning in the... Read More

Driftsands to be Unveiled as Initiation Site

7 June 2012

On Friday, 8 June 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and Dr Quentin Espey, Executive Director: Conservation Management, CapeNature, will unveil the new Driftsands Initiation Site. Read More

Minister Meyer Appoints New Western Cape Cultural Commission

6 June 2012

On 7 June, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, announced the newly formed Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) at a media briefing. Read More

Minister Meyer Announces New Members of Western Cape Cultural Commission

6 June 2012

On 7 June, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, announced the new members of the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) at the Head Office of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Minister Meyer to Announce New Western Cape Cultural Commission

5 June 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will announce the newly formed Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) at a media briefing held on 7 June 2012 at 12:00 at the Protea Assurance Building in Cape Town. Read More

Minister Meyer Visits Prestwich Memorial

4 June 2012

A unique cultural warmth was experienced when the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, visited the Prestwich Memorial Centre in Cape Town on Tuesday, 5 June 2012. Read More

Junior Rugby to Kick off in Rugby-Crazy Province

4 June 2012

The International Rugby Board (IRB) u/20 Junior Championship will bring thousands of supporters together in a rugby-crazy province. Read More

Join the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport at Cape Town Book Fair

4 June 2012

South Africa's premier book fair will take place in Cape Town from 15 to 17 June 2012 and the Library Services of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be present to exhibit their core business at the CTICC. Read More