News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Successful Visual Arts Programme Inspires Koekenaap Learners

23 December 2014

A visual arts programme for primary school learners inspired the creativity of 30 Koekenaap youngsters in November and December 2014. Read More

Team Western Cape in Fifth Place at School Championship

17 December 2014

Team Western Cape ended fifth at the South African National Schools Championship (SANSC) held from 10 to 15 December 2014 in Pretoria. Only gold medals were tallied when the final positions were determined. Read More

"Freedom" Brings Hope to the Community of Schoemanspoort

17 December 2014

One couldn’t help but feel Proudly South African at this year’s Dance and Drama Development Programme, where 30 Learners from Schoemanspoort, 20km outside Oudtshoorn, put on a showcase in memory of the late former President Nelson Mandela Read More

Reconciliation Day: Honour this day by creating a culture of respect

16 December 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Lifetime Achievers Acknowledged at 10th Annual Sport Legends Awards

12 December 2014

Each year DCAS honours “sport legends” and this year was no different as the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport honoured sportsmen and -women at the 10th Annual Sport Legends Awards ceremony in Paarl on Thursday, 11 December 2014... Read More

Athletes Get Words of Encouragement at School Championship Opening

12 December 2014

The 2014 South African National Schools Championships (SANSC) kicked off in Pretoria on 10 December with some encouraging words from National Minister of Sport and Recreation, Fikile Mbalula. Read More

Children's reading celebrations at Museum a big success

12 December 2014

The three official languages of the Western Cape were celebrated at a reading and storytelling event in Cape Town on 10 December 2014. Read More

Team Western Cape Depart for South African National Schools Championships

10 December 2014

The members of Team Western Cape were given a heroes’ send-off on 9 December 2014 as they left for the South African National Schools Championships (SANSC) in Pretoria. Read More

Western Cape Traditional Leaders Join “Culture of Respect” Campaign

10 December 2014

As the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence draws to a close, Western Cape traditional leaders signed a pledge to show their support for the “Culture of Respect” Campaign started b Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government to honour Western Cape Sport Legends

10 December 2014

Tomorrow, 11 December 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be honouring sportspeople in identified sport codes for the role that they played in ensuring the promotion, growth, development and transformation of sport... Read More

Western Cape Traditional Leaders Pledge Support for Respect

9 December 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Traditional Leaders to Pledge Support for Campaign

8 December 2014

Tomorrow, 9 December 2014, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be taking the recently launched Respect Campaign to Western Cape traditional and community leaders. Read More

Investing in Our Youth During 16 Days of Activism

8 December 2014

Schools soccer tournament held in Khayelitsha in honour of 16 Days of Activism. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Employee Receives Provincial Star Award

5 December 2014

Goolam Mohamed of Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport received the Provincial Star Award at the 4th Annual Datacentrix ECM Awards. Read More

New Age Production Comes Out On Top

3 December 2014

The 3rd annual Eden Drama Festival Finale took place at the Oudtshoorn Town Auditorium on Saturday 29 November 2014. This year’s event focused on the national “20 Years of Democracy” theme. Read More

Cape Metro Region Acknowledges its Sports Stars

2 December 2014

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Province Sports Council acknowledged the best Cape Metro athletes, federations and teams of the year at a region Read More

Congratulations to the Province’s South African Sport Award Winners

1 December 2014

It is with great pride that we congratulate Ernst van Dyk, Gezelle Magermann and the Oudtshoorn School of Skills for their respective wins at the South African Sport Awards last night. Read More

The National Arts Council has Opened Applications for Arts Funding for 2015

1 December 2014

The National Arts Council (NAC) has opened applications for arts funding for 2015. Individuals and registered arts organisations involved in theatre, dance, music, visual arts, craft, literature and multi-discipline have until 12 December 2014 to... Read More