News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Fun-filled Holiday Programmes at MOD Centres

28 June 2013

Through sport, arts and recreational activities, the Western Cape Government offers young people a positive alternative to social ills during the winter school holiday. Read More

Gender Equity in the Workplace

27 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a Gender Sensitization workshop in Cape Town on Monday, 24 June 2013. Read More

Talent identified at Oudtshoorn Sport Festival

26 June 2013

Sport teams representing various sport codes are participating in the Oudtshoorn Sport Festival, taking place from 21 June to 30 June 2013 in this beautiful Klein Karoo town. Read More

Western Cape Kicks Off Initiation Season

25 June 2013

On Friday, 21 June 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, and the Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha, handed over first-aid certificates and protective clothing to initiation carers in Guga S’... Read More

Minister Meyer Appoints Members of Sport Arbitration Forum

25 June 2013

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer announced the ten members of the Western Cape Sport Arbitration Forum in Cape Town on Thursday, 20 June 2013. Read More

Department Celebrates Africa Public Service Day

21 June 2013

Today, 21 June 2013, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is celebrating Africa Public Service Day by paying tribute to all the women and men who proudly serve the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Prepares For Upcoming Initiation Season

20 June 2013

Tomorrow, 21 June 2013, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, together with the Western Cape Minister of Health, Mr Theuns Botha will hand over first-aid certificates and protective clothing to initiation carers. Read More

Mural of Jazz Legends Unveiled at Artscape

18 June 2013

A colourful mural that pays homage to the rich jazz history of the Western Cape was unveiled at Artscape in Cape Town on Sunday, 16 June 2013. The event formed part of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and Artscape’s annual Youth... Read More

Collaborative Campaign for Doping-Free Sport in the Western Cape

14 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will partner with the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) and the South African Institute for Drug-Free Sport (SAIDS) to host the Metropole regional substance abuse seminar at Newlands on Saturday, 15... Read More

Promoting and Developing Drama in the Cape Winelands

13 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host the Cape Winelands Drama Festival. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport to Celebrate Youth Day

12 June 2013

This year the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will celebrate Youth Day (16 June) by launching the Western Cape jazz legends mural booklet at Artscape in Cape Town. Read More

A Proud Team Western Cape Government at Cape Town Corporate Games

12 June 2013

The winners of the 2012 Better Together Games participated in a selection of fun sporting activities at the second annual Cape Town Corporate Games from 7 - 9 June 2013 Read More

Rewarding Young Cyclists in the Western Cape

11 June 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with Nedbank and The Sport Trust to reward young cyclists for helping to make the Western Cape a better province. On Saturday, 8 June 2013, development cyclists who did well at the recent... Read More

Cape Town Welcomes Thousands at Corporate Games

7 June 2013

Winners of the 2012 Western Cape Government’s Better Together Games and representatives from over 40 organisations are participating in a selection of fun sporting activities at the second annual Cape Town Corporate Games from 7–9 June 2013. Read More

Investing in Arts and Sport Programmes at Township Schools

6 June 2013

The national departments of Arts and Culture (DAC) and Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA) are creating opportunities for learners at township schools in Cape Town to engage in sport, recreation, arts and culture activities. They handed over... Read More

Western Cape Government Helps Make Male Initiation Safer

6 June 2013

The Western Cape Government is committed to working with communities to improve the safety of traditional male initiation in the province. This was the key message at a consultative workshop on initiation in Cape Town on Thursday, 30 May 2013. Read More