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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Mbombo to Officially Conclude National Book Week 2014

5 September 2014

Tomorrow, 6 September 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be delivering the keynote address at the closing ceremony of National Book Week. Read More

DCAS and Artscape reach out to Choirs in the Hessequa area

3 September 2014

Community choirs from the Hessequa municipal area were invited to attend special choir workshops presented by Artscape in cooperation with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape to host the closing ceremony of the National Book Week

3 September 2014

The National Book Week initiative which is in its 5th year running started off on Monday the 1st of September and will conclude on Sunday the 7th of September. Read More

National Book Week is “Going Places” in 2014

3 September 2014

The fifth year of South Africa’s longest-running and most successful reading campaign kicks off this week. National Book Week will be celebrated from 1–7 September 2014. Read More

Developing theatre at the Cape Winelands Drama Festival

2 September 2014

Drama groups travelled from as far Worcester to take part in the festival at the Klein Libertas Theatre. Read More

“Born frees” conquer fears at Boland Youth Camp

2 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the National Department of Sport and Recreation, SRSA and LoveLife hosted 99 “born-free” youth at the Boland Re Read More

Learning and understanding at the West Coast Youth Camp

2 September 2014

Learning the importance of team work at the West Coast Youth Camp. Read More

Celebrating our Heritage

2 September 2014

The National Heritage Day celebrations on 24 September 2014 are an opportunity to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and diversity that has the power to help build our nation. Read More

Setting the Bar at the Provincial Golden Games

2 September 2014

Celebrating active ageing at the Provincial Golden Games Read More

DCAS launches Steelpan programme

1 September 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched its Steelpan programme at Weston High School in Vredenburg on 22 August 2014. The hall was jam-packed with enthusiastic learners from surrounding schools. Read More

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