News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

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