News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Learning opportunities for youth at festival

25 February 2015

Jazz music lovers are gearing up for the trek to the pristine Cape Columbine Nature Reserve’s Tietiesbaai beach, just outside Paternoster, for the 2015 Jazz on the Rocks outdoor music festival from Thursday, 26 February to Sunday, 1 March 2015. Read More

The rise of Grandmaster Kenny Solomon

24 February 2015

Chess South Africa handed over Protea colours to Kenny Solomon, South Africa’s very first chess Grandmaster, at a gala event on 23 February 2015 in Cape Town. This is a significant achievement. Read More

Media Alert: Loss of a Western Cape icon – Zayn Adams

23 February 2015

Statement by Theuns Botha, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport It is with great sadness that we mourn the passing of one of South Africa’s musical legends, Zayn Adams. Read More

Groot Drakenstein Arts Week Creating New Possibilities for the Youth of Today

20 February 2015

This week, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the annual Groot Drakenstein Arts Week at the Groot Drakenstein Cultural Centre in Simo Read More

Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling Nominated for a DSIA 2015 Award

18 February 2015

The Nedbank Sports Trust Development Cycling programme was nominated for the prestigious 2015 Discovery Read More

Encouraging Active and Healthy Lifestyles in Nyanga

16 February 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sports, in partnership with various local organisations, hosted a soccer and netball event on 14 February at the Nyanga Rugby Stadium. Read More

The DCAS Cultural Affairs Awards Celebrate Diversity in Fine Fashion

10 February 2015

It was a night of glitz, glam, the arts, theatre, dance and heritage, to name a few, as the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted its annual Western Cape Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony at the Read More

DAC and DCAS team up with Aurecon for social cohesion workshops

9 February 2015

As part of the broader nation building and social cohesion initiative, Aurecon (Pty) Ltd, on behalf of the National Department of Arts and Culture (DAC) and in partnership with the Western Cape Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Honours Historical, Linguistical and Cultural Heroes

9 February 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will host th Read More

Media Alert: WC Cultural Affairs Awards 2015: “Celebrating our Colourful Cape”

3 February 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Theuns Botha, invites you to attend a highlight on the cultural affairs calendar, the annual Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony. This year we celebrate our colourful Cape with Katlego Maboe of... Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Promotes Health and Fitness

3 February 2015

On Saturday, 31 January 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) provided support for the Lion of Africa Half Marathon which took place at the Cape Acade Read More