News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Western Cape Farmworkers Sports Day 2014

30 April 2014

On Saturday, 3 May 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer will host the Western Cape Farmworkers Sports Day in Robertson. Read More

Western Cape Celebrates 20 Years of Freedom and Democracy

29 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and Artscape collaborated to commemorate 20 years of freedom and democracy in South Africa on Freedom Day, 27 April 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Switching on of the Redelinghuys Floodlights

29 April 2014

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer and the Executive Mayor of Berg River Municipality, Cllr Evert Manuel will today switch on the floodlights of the sports field in Redelinghuys for the first time. Read More

Western Cape Sport Receives Funds and Recognition

25 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over funding to the Western Cape Sport Confederation and various Western Cape municipalities in Cape Town on 23 April 2014. A number of top sport achievers were also acknowledged at the... Read More

Celebrating 20 Years of Democracy and the Freedom of Artistic Expression

24 April 2014

The following message by Minister Dr Ivan Meyer has been included in the programme for the Freedom Day p Read More

Media Alert: Sport Funding and Recognition Event in Cape Town

23 April 2014

On Wednesday, 23 April 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will honour and recognise sport councils, municipalities and sport achievers at a funding and recognition ceremony in Cape Town. Read More

Celebrate Your Freedom

23 April 2014

On 27 April we commemorate Freedom Day. Be part of the celebrations of our 20 years of freedom and democracy. Read More

New R6.2 Million Public Library Opened in Knysna

23 April 2014

The Knysna Public Library was officially launched on Tuesday, 22 April 2014 which is aimed to benefit local learners and many others. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open New Library in Knysna

22 April 2014

On Tuesday, 22 April 2014, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer and the Executive Mayor of Knysna, Councillor Georlene Wolmarans, will officially open the new library in Knysna. Read More

Western Cape Team to Participate in Weifang Cup International Youth Tournament

22 April 2014

A Western Cape invitation football team, selected from this year’s Metropolitan U/19 Premier Cup, will compete in the Weifang Cup International Youth Tournament from 27 July to 2 August 2014 in Weifang, China. Read More

Message from Minister: Mandela Trilogy

18 April 2014

This message by Minister Dr Ivan Meyer has been included in the programme for the Germany performance of the Mandela Trilogy taking place on the 4 June 2014: Celebrating 20 years of democracy in 2014 is an opportunity for rejoicing and for... Read More

DCAS supports Mandela Trilogy showcase

17 April 2014

The Mandela Trilogy, a unique musical tribute to the memory of one of the world’s most inspiring leaders, will be presented by Cape Town Opera with support fro Read More

R2m for Metropole Sport Federations

16 April 2014

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer handed over a cheque in the amount of R2 030 000 to 47 sport federations at the annual Metropole regional funding ceremony in Athlone on 15 April 2014. Read More

Metropole Sport Federations and Clubs to Receive Funding and Equipment

15 April 2014

On Tuesday, 15 April 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will hand over funding and equipment to sport federations and clubs in the Metropole region. Read More

Funding and Equipment for West Coast Sport Federations and Clubs

15 April 2014

On 14 April 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer handed over a cheque in the amount of R380 000 to 11 sport federations in Saldanha on Monday, 14 April 2014. Read More

Bridgeton Secondary Makes it Two in a Row

14 April 2014

On Saturday 12 April 2014, Oudtshoorn-based Bridgeton Secondary School Girls Cricket team beat Cedarberg Academy to go through to represent the Western Cape at the South African National Schools Championships (SANSC) in December this year. Read More

Funding and Equipment for West Coast Sport Federations and Clubs

14 April 2014

On Monday, 14 April 2014, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer will hand over funding and equipment to sport federations and clubs in the West Coast region. Read More

World’s Most Beautiful Marathon in Cape Town

14 April 2014

Thousands of local and international competitors will again pull out their running shoes and push their bodies to the limit over the Easter weekend in the various races associated with the Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon. Read More

Department Funds Boland Sport Federations and Clubs

11 April 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) allocated funding to sport federations affiliated to the Boland Sport Council at the region’s annual cheque handover ceremony in Ceres on Thursday, 10 April 2014. Read More

International Day of Monuments and Sites in Paarl

10 April 2014

The Afrikaanse Taalmuseum en -monument and the Hugenote Gedenkskool will host a special programme in celebration of International Day of Monuments and Sites in Paarl on Friday, 11 April 2014. Read More