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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

An Opportunity to Celebrate Our African Heritage

20 May 2014

The continent pays tribute to our rich heritage, diverse languages, ethnicity and cultural backgrounds as we celebrate Africa Day on 25 May. Read More

International Museum Day Celebrations in Paarl

19 May 2014

The Afikaanse Taalmuseum en –monument (ATM) in Paarl will present a free panel discussion on the creation of new words and expressions, word play and metaphors on Saturday, 24 May 2014 Read More

Top Athletes at District Indigenous Games Head to Western Cape Play-offs

19 May 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted District Indigenous Games events in Cape Winelands, Central Karoo and Eden on Saturday, 17 May 2014. Participants from the three districts took part in dibeki, diketo, marabaraba, jukskei,... Read More

Department Supports the Steinitz Chess Festival 2014

19 May 2014

The Steinitz Chess Club hosted the Steinitz International Chess Festival from 9 to 18 May 2014 with the support of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. A total of 273 players participated in the event. Read More

Join International Museum Day Celebrations

15 May 2014

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will celebrate International Museum Day on Sunday, 18 May 2014. The 2014 theme is Museum Collections Make Connections. Read More

Figure Skating Talent on Show

15 May 2014

Some of the Western Cape’s best figure skaters performed in the colourful National Figure Skating showcase at the Ice Station, GrandWest on 13 May 2014. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports Local Drama Talent

13 May 2014

Make sure you don’t miss the SABC2 7de Laan episode of 14 May 2014 when emerging actor Thabiso Newman (from Knysna) and actress Samantha Pienaar (Riversdale) are set to make their acting debut in the television series. Read More

Conference Improves Women and Girls’ Sport Development

12 May 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the Provincial Women and Girls Committee of the Western Cape Sport Confederation to host the inaugural Provincial Women in Sport Coaches’ Conference in Riebeek West on 9 and 10 May... Read More

Media Alert: The Chess Revolution is Coming Home this Weekend

9 May 2014

The international Grandmaster event will be hosted at Curro Primary School in Century City from 9 to 18 May 2014. Read More

Celebrating South African Records Collection and Preservation

8 May 2014

The National Department of Arts and Culture launched the seventh Annual National Archives Week at the National Film, Video and Sound Archives building in Pretoria hosted under the theme “Archives for Democracy, Accountability and Transparency”. The... Read More

Looking Back through the Archives

6 May 2014

National Archives Week was launched at the Western Cape Archives and Records Service in Cape Town on 5 May 2014. Read More

New Sport Facility Brings Joy to Learners in Gugulethu

6 May 2014

A school-based multipurpose sport court was opened at the Nobantu Primary School in Gugulethu on 5 May 2014. Read More

Farmworker Sport is Alive and Well in the Western Cape

5 May 2014

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport collaborated with the Langeberg Municipality to host the annual Western Cape Farmworkers’ Sport and Recreation Day in Robertson on Saturday, 3 May 2014. Read More

MOD Programme Honoured by Regional Softball Federation

5 May 2014

Learners and coaches from the MOD (Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth) programme were honoured at the Western Province Softball Federation (WPSF) awards ceremony on 2 May 2014. Read More

MOD Learners showcase Their Talents at the Artscape

2 May 2014

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) presented a play entitled Nyasha at the Artscape Theatre on 23 and 24 April 2014. Read More

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

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