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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

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

Setting the Bar at the Provincial Golden Games

2 September 2014

Celebrating active ageing at the Provincial Golden Games 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

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

Media Alert: Minister Mbombo to Officially Open the Provincial Golden Games

29 August 2014

On Saturday, 30 August 2014, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, will be opening the Provincial Golden Games of 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Ministry congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning gold medal

28 August 2014

Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Sport congratulates Gezelle Magerman for winning our country's first gold medal at the Youth Olympics Read More

Initiation Forums Discuss Matters of Common Concern

28 August 2014

Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Nomafrench Mbombo encourages safe practices at cultural initiation sites. Read More

Coming Together at the Metropole Youth Camp

28 August 2014

The camps are part of a national initiative to promote nation building, leadership and social cohesion, by supporting youth to become responsible, conscious South Africans. Read More

Calling All Stargazing Enthusiasts to Picnic at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument

27 August 2014

Stargazing enthusiasts can once again look forward to a series of Stargazing Picnics at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument on Paarl Mountain. Read More

Message from Minister Mbombo to Participants of the Western Cape Golden Games

27 August 2014

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

Bursaries for Heritage related studies

21 August 2014

The Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) invites applications for bursaries for students who wish to pursue studies in heritage courses. The bursary will finance both undergraduates and post graduates in the following fields: Read More

Support the Older People in Your Community at the Golden Games

19 August 2014

The annual Provincial Golden Games hosted by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be held on 30 August 2014. Read More

Progress on the Mzansi Golden Economy Programme

19 August 2014

The Mzansi Golden Economy strategy started being implemented after a Summit with the Arts Sector in April 2012. Read More

MOD Programme Modified to Benefit More Young People

19 August 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport  Read More

Media Alert: The Invasion of Philippi East Initiation School

18 August 2014

Media Statement by Dr Nomafrench Mbombo, Minister of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport  Read More

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