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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Safety of Cyclists Comes First

18 September 2012

On Saturday, 15 September 2012, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, joined the community of Oudtshoorn to honour three cyclists who died on the road two years ago. 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

Minister Meyer Cycles in SWD to Hand Over Bikes

17 September 2012

On Saturday, 15 September 2012, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer cycled from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp handing out bicycles and sports equipment at schools along the way. Read More

Cultural and Artistic Talents of Nyanga on Show

13 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will partner with the Government Communication Information System (GCIS) and various other entities to showcase the cultural and artistic talents of the community of Nyanga. This event will also help... Read More

The Western Cape is Proud of Its Paralympic Athletes

11 September 2012

On 11 September 2012, Dr Ivan Meyer joined fans, supporters, parents and friends who had gathered at Cape Town International Airport to welcome back Western Cape-based SA Paralympics athletes. Read More

Mosaics Skills from Trainer to Trainer

10 September 2012

The Train the Trainer Programme of the DCAS Arts and Culture team, which took place from 4 to 6 September, saw crafters who had received training in mosaics transferring these skills to learners at Uitkyk Primary School in Lutzville and Vergenoeg... Read More

Arrival of Western Cape SA Paralympic Athletes at Cape Town International Airport

10 September 2012

On Tuesday, 11 September 2012, at 15:00, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will meet Western Cape SA Paralympic athletes when they arrive at Cape Town International Airport. Read More

Opportunities for Local Drama in Eden District

9 September 2012

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is promoting and developing local drama in communities in the Eden District, as well as providing aspiring actors with professional performance opportunities. Read More

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