News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Indigenous Games: A Stepping Stone for Lifelong Sport Participation

27 September 2012

Indigenous Games: a stepping stone for lifelong sport participationHundreds of participants celebrated cultural heritage by attending a Provincial Indigenous Games Tournament at the Western Cape Sport School in Kuils River on Monday, 24 September... Read More

Minister Dedicates 2012 Heritage Debate to Brenda Fassie

27 September 2012

The Western Cape Government dedicates the 2012 Heritage Debate to the late Brenda Fassie. Emotions ran high when the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, paid tribute to the music legend byvisiting her family home and grave site in... Read More

Celebrating Our Educational Heritage

27 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is committed to celebrate heritage by bringing learners and educators from different schools together. Read More

Liberating Youths through Arts and Culture

27 September 2012

The George Museum celebrates Heritage Month through empowering unemployed youths in the area with skills development in the arts and culture sector. Read More

A Museum Where Cultures Meet

27 September 2012

The Bartolomeu Dias Museum, PetroSA and various community organisations will celebrate Heritage Month with a range of exhibitions and artistic performances on Friday, 28 September 2012. Read More

Minister Meyer to Speak at Strokes of Genius Prize Giving

26 September 2012

On Wednesday, 26 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will speak at the Strokes of Genius Prize Giving Function at the Opera Bar, Artscape Theatre Complex, Hertzog Boulevard, Cape Town. Read More

Pro20 Cricket Action in Townships

26 September 2012

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport inspires the youth through promoting the Pro20 cricket format in townships. Read More

Better Together in Cape Town Marathon

25 September 2012

Western Province Athletics, the City of Cape Town and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport formed a partnership that brought together thousands of runners in the Cape Town Marathon on Sunday, 23 September 2012. Read More

Unique Cultural Experience at Museum

25 September 2012

The Shipwreck Museum celebrated Museum Heritage Week by giving learners from two Bredasdorp schools  a real cultural experience. The week of 17 to 21 September 2012 was set aside as the Museum’s Heritage Week. Read More

Cricket Gains Popularity in Townships

21 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, the JAG Sport and Education Foundation and JAG Western Province Cricket is developing young cricket players and, in the process, keeping them off the streets in townships. Read More

Department Supports West Coast and Central Karoo Dancers

21 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the Heal the World Project have created the perfect platform for dancers and artists from the Eden and Central Karoo regions to showcase their talents at the biggest event on the South African Hip Hop... Read More

Inter-Provincial Women’s Rugby Tournament in Langa

21 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport celebrates cultural heritage through the promotion of women’s rugby in communities. Read More

Robben Island Sports Records Go Digital

20 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is promoting sporting heritage by making it accessible to the public on the internet. Read More

Language Ambassadors Announced

20 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport values the importance of enhancing cultural warmth through the promotion of language in the Western Cape. Read More

CT Marathon: The Better Together Platform for Big Stage Running

20 September 2012

Western Province Athletics, in partnership with the City of Cape Town, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and other entities, will bring thousands of runners together to take part in the Cape Town Marathon on Sunday, 23 September 2012. Read More

Minister Meyer Launches the Robben Island Sport Digitisation Project

19 September 2012

On 20 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, in partnership with the University of the Western Cape and the Robben Island Mayibuye Archives, will launch the digitisation of the collection of sporting... Read More

Aerobics in Company Gardens, Cape Town

19 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has extended the Women’s Month mass aerobics sessions from 14 September to 2 November 2012. These sessions will yet again happen on Fridays from 08:15 to 09:00 at the Company Gardens in Cape Town. Read More

Better Together Heritage Day Celebrations

19 September 2012

Hundreds of youths from diverse communities will celebrate Heritage Day on 24 September 2012 by displaying their talents in a variety of sport, arts and cultural activities organised by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Western Cape to Honour Neville Alexander

19 September 2012

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, earlier today (19 September 2012) announced at the inaugural meeting of the newly appointed Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) that the Neville Alexander Language Award will be... Read More

Minister Meyer to Announce the Chairperson of the Language Committee

18 September 2012

Further to the recent appointment of members to the Western Cape Language Committee, Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will tomorrow, 19 September 2012, following the inaugural meeting of the committee, introduce... Read More