News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Youth Outreach Uplifts Tulbagh Community

30 September 2013

Hundreds of youths from across the Western Cape made a direct difference in the lives of people in Tulbagh recently. Read More

Museum Gives a Voice to “Simonites”

26 September 2013

On Heritage Day, 24 September 2013, people who had been forcibly removed from Simon’s Town under the Group Areas Act returned to commemorate the 46th anniversary of the imposition of racial segregation in the town. The event was organised by the... Read More

Heritage Day celebrations in Bokmakierie

25 September 2013

Anti-gang programmes from Delft, Samora Machel, KTC, Nyanga East, Khayelitsha and Bokmakierie joined together for a day of fun in a Bokmakierie park on Heritage Day, 24 September 2013. Read More

Celebrating Sports and Culture at Heritage Festival in Grassy Park

25 September 2013

About 800 young people took part in Heritage Day sports, arts and culture activities from baseball to breakdancing at the Fairmount High School in Grassy Park on 24 September 2013. Read More

Western Cape Indigenous Games Team Committed to Improve

25 September 2013

A number of individual Western Cape team members made the province proud at the National Indigenous Game Festival held in Pretoria from 20 to 24 September 2013. Read More

Learning and Growing at National Indigenous Games

23 September 2013

Players representing the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games Festival are enjoying the competition. Read More

Active seniors excel at 2013 Golden Games

20 September 2013

Despite the cold and wet weather, 1000 senior citizens from 30 Western Cape clubs united in their passion for team sports at the Golden Games in Paarl on 19 September 2013. Read More

Team Western Cape Off to National Indigenous Games Festival

20 September 2013

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured the athletes who will represent the Western Cape at the National Indigenous Games in Pretoria Read More

Minister Meyer Opens New Exhibition at Hout Bay Museum

19 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) opened the first phase of a new exhibition at the Hout Bay Museum on Wednesday, 18 September 2013. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open New Exhibition at Hout Bay Museum

17 September 2013

Tomorrow, 18 September, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will open a new exhibition at the Hout Bay Museum. Read More

Western Cape Athletes to Compete in National Indigenous Games

17 September 2013

Athletes representing the Western Cape will compete for top honours at the National Indigenous Games Festival in Tshwane from 20 to 24 September 2013. This annual festival is organised by Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA). Read More

My Culture, Your Culture, Our Heritage

11 September 2013

The National Heritage Day celebrations on 24 September 2013 are an opportunity to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and diversity that has the power to help build our nation. Read More

Uniting People at the Cape Town Marathon

11 September 2013

Thousands of runners are gearing up to take part in the Cape Town Marathon which starts in Adderley Street outside the central railway station at 06:30 on Sunday, 22 September 2013. There is also a 10 km race which starts at the same time and place. Read More

Boxing Puts its Best Foot Forward

10 September 2013

Western Cape stakeholders made their contribution to reviving the fortunes of boxing at a provincial indaba in Athlone on 6 September 2013. Read More

West Coast Youth Learn Valuable Lessons

9 September 2013

“You must have a choice, the courage to make a commitment and a chance to make a change.” This is how Romano Niemand (17) described what he had learned at the West Coast regional youth camp that took place in Riebeek West from 6 to 8 September 2013. Read More

Boland Intellectually Impaired Schools Compete for Top Honours

9 September 2013

The annual Boland intellectually impaired schools sports contest took place at Paarl Gymnasium on Saturday, 7 September 2013 with support from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Working Together at Metropole Youth Camp

9 September 2013

Youths from the Cape Metropole region learned the importance of planning to succeed, effective communication and diligent teamwork at a regional youth camp in Grabouw, from 6 to 8 September 2013. Read More

Promoting Sign Language Awareness During National Book Week

6 September 2013

On 3 September 2013, an interactive South African Sign Language (SASL) awareness event took place during Deaf Awareness Week in Mamre, outside Atlantis. Read More

Going Big at Aerobics Session on Casual Day

6 September 2013

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated Casual Day (6 September 2013) this year by hosting an aerobics session for members of the public in the Company’s Garden in Cape Town. The theme for this year’s Casual Day was “Go Big”. Read More

Go Big on Casual Day with Mass Aerobics at the Company's Garden

5 September 2013

In celebration of Casual Day, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host a mass aerobics session on Friday, 6 September 2013. Read More