News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

DCAS Supports the PURPLE March for the Arch

17 December 2015

On 16 December 2015 the City of Cape Town and the Western Cape Government participated with the people of Cape Town in the PURPLE march for Archbishop Emeritus Desmond and Leah Tutu on th Read More

Minister Marais Congratulates Neville D on His Grammy Award Nomination

15 December 2015

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais congratulates Neville Diedericks, originally from Kalksteenfontein, for his Grammy Award Nomination in the Best Gospel Performance/Song category. Read More

Legends Honoured For Their Significant Roles In Sport

14 December 2015

On Friday, 11 December 2015, sporting legends were honoured at the 11th annual Sport Legends Awards at the Nelson Creek Estate in Wellington. Read More

Cape Town Rugby Sevens Bringing the Heat to the Mother City

11 December 2015

On Wednesday 9 December 2015 the South African Sevens team, also known as the Blitzbokke, took time to interact with enthusiastic rugby fans at the V&A Waterfront. Read More

Rugby Sevens: Minister Marais Welcomes Competing Nations To Western Cape

10 December 2015

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais welcomes all 16 teams competing in the second round of the World Rugby Sevens Series to Cape Town in the Western Cape. It is the very first time that the international tournament is... Read More

HWC And DEADP Sign New Operational Agreement

10 December 2015

On Thursday, 10 December 2015, Heritage Western Cape (HWC) and the Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (DEADP) signed an Operational Agr Read More

Great Enthusiasm On Threshing Day At Worcester Museum

10 December 2015

After a lapse of 15 years Threshing Day was presented on Saturday 21 November 2015 by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Cape Winelands District Read More

Youngsters From Different MOD Centres Gather To Inspire

10 December 2015

Primary and High School learners from different Mass participation; Opportunity and access; Development and growth (MOD) Centres as well as 13 professional artists gathered this week to participate in the City Nirvana Read More

Launch Of Mini Library Grants Big Opportunities For Slanghoek Community

9 December 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with Breede Valley Municipality launched a mini library at the Slanghoek Primary School in Slanghoek Valley, Worceste Read More

EPWP Participants Trained in Arts and Culture Management

9 December 2015

On Thursday 3 December 2015 19 Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) participants received certificates at a ceremony after successfully completing the training programme in Arts and Cult Read More

Sevens Rugby - Minister Marais Personally Wishes Springbok Team Well

9 December 2015

Today, 9 December 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will personally wish the Springbok Sevens Team well ahead of the official kick off on Saturday. Read More

Wheat Harvesting Day In Moorreesburg A Great Success

7 December 2015

Wheat harvesting has changed significantly over the last years, and with newer, more modern technology being introduced and evolving every day, it has become much simpler. Read More

People Of Hawston Encouraged To Continue Sharing Their Rich History

7 December 2015

It is Sir Terry Pratchett who once said, “People think that stories are shaped by people. In fact, it is the other way around.” Read More

Last Prestigious Sports Awards For 2015 Recognizes Excelling Athletes

3 December 2015

The last of the district sports awards for 2015 ended on a high note when athletes and other significant role players in the City of Cape Town were honoured for their various achievements in sport. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais Officially Launches Oral History Initiative

3 December 2015

Tomorrow, 4 December 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially launch the Oral History Initiative in Hawston. Read More

Eden Drama Festival Finale Celebrates its Fifth Anniversary with a Bang

2 December 2015

Over the past weekend the Garden Route ensured that they boasted with all the local talent they could possibly find at the Eden Drama Festival Finale in George. Read More

Minister Marais Commemorates World Aids Day at Street Soccer Competition

1 December 2015

Tomorrow, 2 December 2015, in commemoration of World Aids Day, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will attend the Oasis Local Integrated Football Education (L.I.F.E) street soccer finals. Read More

Central Karoo District Honours Athletes Of Great Calibre At Sports Awards

30 November 2015

A ten year old Sportswoman of the Year, a world renowned rugby referee and good music to keep guests entertained: these were some of the highlights that the Central Karoo had to offer at the past weekend’s sports awards in Beaufort West. Read More

Scottsdene MOD Cluster Offers Youth Sporting Opportunities

30 November 2015

On Saturday, 28 November 2015, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais and Read More

Boxing is Back Extravaganza in Khayelitsha on 27 November

27 November 2015

On Thursday 26 November the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, attended the press conference and weigh-in of boxers participating in the #BoxingisBack Extravaganza on 27 November 2015 at the OR Tambo Hall i Read More