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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Department Celebrates Africa Day Through Indigenous Games

29 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) took indigenous games to various schools in the Metropole to commemorate Africa Day on 23 – 24 May 2013. Africa Day is annually celebrated on 25 May worldwide, and this year activities were... Read More

Diverse Cultures Meet at Africa Day Celebrations

29 May 2013

A series of traditional African food and cultural displays brought members of the public together to celebrate Africa Day in Cape Town on Sunday, 26 May 2013. Read More

New Gym Opened at Bishop Lavis High School

28 May 2013

A new fully equipped gymnasium was opened at Bishop Lavis Secondary School in Cape Town on Monday, 27 May 2013. This joint venture between the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Virgin Active South Africa (VASA) and the Greensmile... Read More

Vietnam Delegation Visits Department

28 May 2013

On Thursday, 23 May 2013, a delegation from the National Department of Culture, Sport and Tourism in Vietnam visited the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) to discuss opportunities to improve sport through major sporting... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer and Virgin Active to Open Gym at Bishop Lavis High School

27 May 2013

Today, 27 May 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer and senior executives of the Virgin Active Group, together with Super Sport rugby commentator and former rugby Springbok rugby player, Ashwin Willemse will... Read More

New Outdoor Gym in Rocklands a Beacon of Hope

27 May 2013

Residents from the Mitchells Plain community will soon be able to enjoy the fun of exercising in the comfort of a new community outdoor gymnasium facility. Read More

Mass Public Aerobics for the Mitchells Plain Community

27 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is shaping up members of the Mitchells Plain community in pursuit of a healthy lifestyle. Read More

Touching the Hearts of School and Community in Mitchells Plain

23 May 2013

On Tuesday, 21 May 2013, Tafelsig High School in Mitchells Plain received sports equipment and attire as a result of partnership between the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Western Cape Education Department (WCED) and Sport and... Read More

Creating Room for Sport Excellence at School in Khayelitsha

23 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) and Western Cape Education Department (WCED) to hand over sports equipment and attire to the iQhayiya Secondary School in Khayelitsha on... Read More

Departments Boost School Sport in the Western Cape

20 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the Western Cape School Sport Budget Luncheon ceremony in Kuils River on Saturday, 18 May 2013. Read More

Fun and Games For Farmworkers at Sport and Recreation Day

20 May 2013

A day of fun-filled sporting activities in Paarl created good memories for hundreds of farmworkers from across the Western Cape. Read More

Academic Recognised for Multilingualism Excellence

20 May 2013

On Friday, 17 May 2013, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured Dr Mhlobo Jadezweni for promoting and developing multilingualism in the Western Cape. Read More

Africa Day 2013

17 May 2013

Africa Day is celebrated around the world on 25 May every year to commemorate the establishment in 1963 of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union). Read More

2013 International Museum Day

17 May 2013

Join in one of the many free events across the Western Cape to celebrate International Museum Day on Saturday, 18 May 2013. Read More

Discover Wonderful Things About the Past During National Archives Week

13 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the Cape Family Research Forum (CFRF) to host a public workshop on the introduction to the Archives and Slave Office Records in Cape Town on Saturday, 11 May 2013. Read More

Bookbinding and Paste Paper-Making Workshop a Big Success

9 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted a successful two-day workshop on bookbinding and making paste paper as part of public activities for National Archives Week at the Western Cape Provincial Archives in Cape Town on 2 and 3 May 2013. Read More

Minister Meyer launches National Archives Week

8 May 2013

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer launched National Archives Week in Cape Town on Monday. Read More

Upgraded Netball Facility launched in Moorreesburg

8 May 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered with the West Coast Netball Union and Swartland Municipality to launch the upgraded netball courts at Moorreesburg on Saturday, 4 May 2013. Read More

Learners Connect with the Past at National Archives Week

8 May 2013

Learners from a number of Cape Town schools celebrated National Archives Week by attending exhibitions and workshops on the opening day at the Western Cape Provincial Archives on Monday, 6 May 2013. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch 2013 National Archives Week

6 May 2013

Themed “Archives – Looking into the past”, the National Archives Week programme kicks off at the Western Cape Archives and Records Service in Roeland Street, Cape Town. Come celebrate this event and participate in a variety of activities such as... Read More