News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

DCAS Funding Boosts Boland Sport Federations

30 April 2013

The future looks bright for sporting councils in the Boland after a generous donation from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Youth Celebrate Freedom Day at Baxter Theatre

24 April 2013

“When Freedom Came” is an exciting music, drama and dance production to be performed at the Baxter Theatre on 26 and 27 April 2013. Read More

West Coast Sport Federations Receive Funding

19 April 2013

On Thursday 18 April 2013, seven federations affiliated to the West Coast Sport Council received a total of R240 000 from Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Motivated to Stay Fit at Public Aerobics Sessions

19 April 2013

The most enthusiastic participants received prizes at the public aerobics session that took place in the Company’s Garden in Cape Town on Friday 19 April 2013. Read More

Provincial isiXhosa Terminology List Finalised

17 April 2013

A list of isiXhosa words for the use of the Western Cape Government was finalised at a terminology verification workshop in Cape Town on 11 and 12 April 2013. Read More

Cape Town hosts Third Division Ice Hockey World Championship

16 April 2013

Some of the world’s best ice hockey players are competing in the 2013 Division III Ice Hockey World Championship at the GrandWest Ice Station in Cape Town. Read More

Department funds Metropole Sport Federations

15 April 2013

Sport federations in the Metropole region that work together with role players to assist athletes to step onto the field and win deserve government support. Read More

Cheque Handovers Open Worlds for Libraries

12 April 2013

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, declared it as one of his many missions for 2013 to handover cheques to municipalities to support them as structures of knowledge and accessibility. Read More

Prizes up for Grabs for Enthusiastic Participants

12 April 2013

The Western Cape Government is taking a healthy approach towards people in the Cape Town community by encouraging them, through weekly public aerobic sessions, to aim to make sport a regular part of their life. Read More

Department gives SWD Federations a Financial Boost

11 April 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport boosted resources for talent development and sport participation in the South Western District (SWD) region by funding local federations at the region’s annual cheque handover ceremony. Read More

Netball Revolution Underway in SWD

11 April 2013

“This was only the beginning. Read More

Minister Meyer Unveils Plaque at Pinnacle Point

11 April 2013

On Tuesday, 9 April 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and the Mayor of Mossel Bay, Alderwoman Marie Ferreira, unveiled the Heritage Western Cape plaque which identifies the archaeological site at Pinnacle... Read More

“From Past to Present” as Pacaltsdorp Celebrates 200 Years of Existence

11 April 2013

"We should not be ashamed of our culture. We should embrace it with pride.” This was the message by the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer to guests in George at the bicentennial celebrations of Pacaltsdorp on Saturday, 6 April... Read More

Jazz Festival Workshops Inspire Emerging Musicians

9 April 2013

“African’s grandest gathering”, the Cape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF), hosted a variety of workshops in and around the city from 30 Mar Read More

Department to Fund Provincial Sport Federations

9 April 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud to support sport federations who are willing to work together and engage in meaningful partnerships with the community and other role-players in the Western Cape. Read More

Partners Plan to Control Bad Behaviour at Newlands

8 April 2013

The Western Cape Government and Western Province Rugby are expected to work together to decisively deal with fan misbehaviour at the DHL Newlands Rugby Stadium in Cape Town. Read More

Let us Exercise Together in Public Spaces

5 April 2013

Physical activity should be more accessible and appealing to a wide range of people in the Cape Town community. Read More

Getting a Taste of Cape Town International Jazz Festival

5 April 2013

Thousands of music-loving Capetonians were bitten by the jazz bug at a free community concert on Greenmarket Square on Wednesday, 3 April 2013. Read More