News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Launch of the SWD District Academy System

25 January 2013

The South Western Districts (SWD) Academy System is set to lead the way for future district academies in the Western Cape and rest of South Africa. The Academy will officially be launched in Oudtshoorn on Friday, 25 January 2013. Read More

New Heritage Site Declared at Pinnacle Point

24 January 2013

Tourism and job opportunities are expected to flow to Mossel Bay with the declaration in December 2012 of caves at Pinnacle Point as a provincial heritage site. Read More

School-Based Project a Catalyst for Positive Change in Lavender Hill

24 January 2013

“Learn to turn obstacles into opportunities, respond positively to challenges and rise above your circumstances to become a success”. Read More

Spread the Bafana Bafana Cheer

22 January 2013

Bafana Bafana will have to find some oomph in order to get a positive result when they play against Angola (‘Palancas Negras’) in the 2013 Orange Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) tournament. Read More

Social Cohesion is Alive and Well in the Cape Winelands

21 January 2013

Strong voluntary social cohesion initiatives have been underway in the Cape Winelands District for a number of years. Read More

Magnificent Fridays Hit the Western Cape

18 January 2013

Magnificent Fridays are back and ready to captivate the nation with the same momentum and bustle that enthralled South Africans before and during the 2010 FIFA World Cup Tournament. Read More

Invitation to Social Cohesion Community Conversations

8 January 2013

The Independent Development Trust (IDT), on behalf of the national Department of Arts and Culture, and the Western Cape Provincial Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport cordially invites you to a Social Cohesion Conversation during which feedback... Read More