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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

South African Book Fair in Cape Town

11 June 2014

The South African Book Fair, previously known as the Cape Town Book Fair, will return to the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from 13 to 15 June 2014. Read More

Celebrating Active Ageing at Metropole Golden Games

9 June 2014

The Blue Downs Sports Complex was filled with excitement as hundreds of people of 60 years and over from senior clubs, organisations and old age homes participated in the Metropole regional Golden Games on 6 June 2014. Read More

Olympics for Employers and Employees

9 June 2014

Western Cape Government 2013 Better Together Games winners participated in the 3rd Cape Town Corporate Games with many memorable moments. Read More

"Road to Rio" Begins for Elite Beach Volleyball Athletes

6 June 2014

Volleyball athletes, Grant Goldschmidt and Leo Williams, will be competing in their first 2016 Olympic qualifiers in Germany in June. Read More

Third Annual Cape Town Corporate Games

5 June 2014

The third annual Cape Town Corporate Games will be held from 5 to 8 June 2014 at the V&A Waterfront and other supporting venues. Read More

Movement and Activity at Overberg Golden Games

5 June 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Overberg Regional Golden Games at the Glaskasteel Sports Ground in Bredasdorp on Wednesday, 4 June 2014. Read More

Media Alert: Volleyball Athletes Launch Their "Road to Rio"

4 June 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, and the Western Cape Sport Academy provide support to volleyball athletes in order to grow the sport. Read More

Young Cycle Tour Cyclists to be Honoured in Kraaifontein

4 June 2014

The Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling Programme will recognise Western Cape learners who excelled in this year’s Read More

New Developments at CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn

2 June 2014

It was a joy for the CP Nel Museum in Oudtshoorn to celebrate 20 years of democracy with the opening of two exhibitions on 29 May 2014. The project, which took about two years to complete, forms part of the museum’s transformation plan. Read More

Western Cape Sport Mourns the Loss of Isaac "Shakes" Kungwane

29 May 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport mourns the loss of the iconic soccer legend, Mr Isaac "Shakes" Kungwane. Read More

Active Seniors Shine at Eden Regional Golden Games

28 May 2014

Hundreds of senior citizens, or “mature citizens” as they prefer to be called, brought their sporting and competitive prowess to the annual Eden Regional Golden Games in Oudtshoorn on 27 May 2014. The games were hosted by the Department of Cultural... Read More

Learn More About Our Farm Animals at Worcester Museum

27 May 2014

Since 6 May 2014, the Worcester Museum has been hosting its annual farm animals school programme. It is suitable for playgroups, pre-primary learners, learners from special needs schools and foundation phase learners. Read More

Cannon Firings at the Taalmonument in Paarl

27 May 2014

A cannon firing will take place at the Afrikaanse Taalmonument in Paarl on Saturday 31 May 2014. This will be the first of a series of firings to be held at the monument on the last Saturday of the month in partnership with the Cannon Association of... Read More

African Sport Stars Honoured in Cape Town

26 May 2014

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) recognised outstanding sportspeople at the Africa Day Sport Star Recognition Awards ceremony in Cape Town on 23 May 2014. Read More

West Coast Sport Academy kicks off

26 May 2014

There were smiles everywhere as 31 athletes were admitted into the West Coast Sport Academy in Saldanha on 24 May 2014. The academy is a partnership between the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), West Coast Sport Council, South African... Read More

Fun at Three Regional Indigenous Games Events

26 May 2014

Hundreds of Western Cape athletes participated in indigenous games events in the Overberg, Metropole and West Coast on 24 May 2014. Participants were competing for a place in their regional teams in contests organised by the Department of Cultural... Read More

Department Boosts Sport Participation for Youth at Risk

23 May 2014

Hundreds of learners from crime-stricken communities in the Cape Metropole region are expected to benefit from a generous investment of sport equipment and attire from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). The handover ceremony held... Read More

Intake of athletes at West Coast District Sport Academy in Saldanha

22 May 2014

The West Coast District Sport Academy will have its first intake of athletes in Saldanha on 24 May 2014. The induction of the athletes will form part of a ceremony at the Protea Hotel at 10:00 that will celebrate this historic moment. Read More

Western Cape Celebrates Africa Day

22 May 2014

The Western Cape Government pays tribute to Africa’s rich heritage, diverse languages, ethnicity and cultural backgrounds this weekend when it hosts a series of events to commemorate Africa Day celebrated annually on 25 May. Read More

Laydin Andrews Brings the Heat at the National Provincial Championships

21 May 2014

Pitcher Laydin Andrews became the first rural Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centre baseball player to make a national team. Read More