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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Promoting Sport Initiatives Between Western Cape and Shandong

3 May 2013

A delegation from the Western Cape, including the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and sport federations, will visit Shandong Province in the People’s Republic of China to strengthen the sports partnership between the two provinces. Read More

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

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

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

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