News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Get Fit at the Final Public Aerobics Session

31 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is encouraging women to shape up by taking part in a public aerobics session at the Company Gardens in Cape Town on Friday, 2 November 2012. Read More

New Softball League Hits the Metro Region

31 October 2012

The Western Province Softball Federation is partnering with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to run the Provincial Softball League for male and female youths in the Metro region. Read More

Heritage Western Cape Celebrates 10th Anniversary

29 October 2012

Speakers at the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Heritage Western Cape (HWC) shared their stories of success and struggle at Rust and Vreugd on 25 October 2012. Read More

Better Together Through Fly Fishing and Angling

26 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has formed a partnership with the Boland Fly Fishing Association (BFFA) and Western Province Fly Fishing Association (WPFA) to introduce fly fishing to communities in the Western Cape. Read More

Praise Singing Development Opportunities in Khayelitsha

24 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are creating opportunities for youths in Khayelitsha to learn to perform poetry and praise songs. From 24 to 26 October 2012, learners at the Kwafundo High School will participate in a... Read More

Hilarious Comedy Drama Hits the Stage in Beaufort West

24 October 2012

A hilarious comedy drama called Laugh Out Loud (LOL) will hit the stage in Beaufort West on Saturday 27 October 2012. Read More

Arts Awareness in the Cape Winelands

22 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with various organisations and municipalities in the Cape Winelands region to promote and develop performing arts in rural communities, and to create opportunities for artists in the arts sector. Read More

Disabled Children Learn through Dance

16 October 2012

On Saturday, 13 October 2012, a sizzling and vibrant dance competition took place in Stellenbosch for hundreds of disabled children from disadvantaged communities. Read More

Successful Ice Skating Championships Held in Cape Town

16 October 2012

The Western Province Figure Skating Association (WPFSA) partnered with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and others to host the Cape Inter-Provincial Figure Skating Championships from 12 to 14 October 2012. Read More

Safe and Environmentally Friendly Initiation Workshops in George

15 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and Cape Nature in George are working together to equip people from George and Mossel Bay with important information about making initiation rituals safer and more environmentally friendly. Read More

West Coast Public Servants Show Their Pace on Athletics Track

15 October 2012

The 100 metres and 100 metres x4 relay races in the various age categories were the final sets of events at the regional Better Together Games held at the Saldanha Naval Base on Friday, 12 October 2012. Read More

Better Together Games on West Coast a Big Success

15 October 2012

A unifying sporting “gees” brought public servants from the West Coast together at the Better Together Games held at the Saldanha Naval Base on Friday, 12 October 2012. This was one of four regional Better Together Games events to be held in various... Read More

Figure Skating Action at Cape Town Ice Rink

12 October 2012

Visitors to the Ice Station at the Grand West Casino in Cape Town will see skaters from across the country showcase their talents at the 2012 Cape Inter-Provincial Figure Skating Championships from 12 to 14 October 2012. Read More

Opportunities for Disabled Dancers at Trials

12 October 2012

Hundreds of children from disadvantaged communities are set to gain confidence through participating in the annual Western Cape/Truworths Disabled Ballroom and Latin American Dance Trials from 10:00 to 18:00 on Saturday, 13 October 2012. Read More

Positive Effects of Provincial Youth Camp

10 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are proud of the success of their Provincial Youth Camp at the Steinthal Estate in Tulbagh. Read More

Success of Workshops Evident at West Coast Arts Week Festival

9 October 2012

The talents of stage performers in a variety of genres from rural communities were showcased at the Weston High School in Vredenburg on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Western Cape Government Inspired by Paralympic Heroes

9 October 2012

The Western Cape Paralympic athletes have inspired the Western Cape Government to replace portraits of politicians in the Provincial Legislature Building with those of the Western Cape SA London 2012 Paralympic gold medallists. Read More

Mural Paintings Brighten up Care Village in Vredenburg

9 October 2012

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, praised the Visual Arts Week project for transforming Siyabonga Care Village, Vredenburg, into such a bright beacon of hope. Read More

Youths Leave Legacy through Outreach Activity

9 October 2012

Youths attending the Provincial Youth Camp made a difference in the community of Tulbagh when they restored three building sites as part of their outreach activity on 5 and 6 October 2012. Read More

In Tune with Young Musicians at Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and its partners are in tune with aspiring musicians from the Louwville community in Vredenburg. Youths from this area are currently benefiting from a three-day musical workshop with professional... Read More