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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Celebrate Cultural Warmth at West Coast Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the Saldanha Bay Municipality to showcase the arts and culture talent of West Coast and to launch the National Anthem CD at Weston High School in Vredenburg on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

A Chance to Dance at Arts Week

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the Saldanha Bay dance crew, TK EXPLOSIVES, to make a difference in the lives of aspiring dancers from St Helena Bay. Read More

“Sout Stories” Take People back to Their Cultural Roots

8 October 2012

The “Sout Stories” programme took Afrikaans story lovers back to their cultural roots at the Paternoster Fish Market on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Premier Zille and Minister Meyer to Host Western Cape Paralympic Athletes

8 October 2012

Premier Helen Zille and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, will tomorrow, 9 October 2012, host a tea for Western Cape Paralympic athletes who were part of the recent South African Paralympic team that... Read More

Sustainable and Safe Initiation Practices

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport aims to ensure safe and hygienic initiation practices in the Western Cape by educating initiates and their parents. Read More

Drama Opportunities at Suidoosterfees

8 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport provided potentially life-changing opportunities for aspiring theatre performers at the West Coast Drama Festival on Thursday, 4 October 2012. Read More

Talent Identification at Netball Tournament

8 October 2012

The annual regional club development tournament provided hundreds of netball players with the opportunity to showcase their talent. Read More

Unique Festival in Mossel Bay

5 October 2012

Plans to establish Mossel Bay as the high performance sporting capital of the Southern Cape received a major boost with the successful hosting of the inaugural Mossel Bay Sport Festival. Read More

Colourful Mural Painting at Siyabonga

5 October 2012

As part of Visual Arts Week, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are sprucing up the outside appearance of the Siyabonga Care Village for disabled people in Vredenburg. Read More

Dancing Opportunities for Youngsters at Arts Week

3 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and its partners are using dance workshops to prepare and create opportunities for youths from St Helena Bay to compete in the Saldanha Bay Arts Week main event on Friday, 5 October 2012. Read More

Positive Expectations at Provincial Youth Camp

2 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and their partners present programmes with a positive impact at the Provincial Youth Camp. Read More

Minister Meyer Dedicates 2012 Heritage Debate to Brenda Fassie

2 October 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 by visiting her family home and grave site... Read More

Indigenous Games at Provincial Youth Camp

1 October 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and their partners introduce Western Cape youth to their cultural heritage at the Provincial Youth Camp at Steinthal Estate in Tulbagh. Read More

Provincial Youth Camp Adds Value to Lives

1 October 2012

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape have gathered to gain leadership skills, build a sense of patriotism and practice social inclusion. Read More

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