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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: DCAS Congratulates Afrikaans Novel Winner Dan Sleigh

25 May 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) congratulates Dan Sleigh on his latest achievement. He is the winner of the 2015 Groot Afrikaanse Romanwedstryd (“Great Afrikaans Novel Competition”). Read More

Learners Enjoy New Travelling Toy Exhibition

25 May 2015

On Friday, 22 May, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

DCAS Stimulates Our African Heritage On 25 May 2015

21 May 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport with the support of various partners will be celebrating Africa Day across the Western Cape.  Africa Day takes pla Read More

Minister Marais Meets Staff In George And Mossel Bay

20 May 2015

On her second day of meet and greets on 19 May in the Eden region, Minister Anroux Marais visited offices in George and Mossel Bay to meet the department’s staff members. Read More

Minister Marais Meets Regional Staff In Oudtshoorn

20 May 2015

On Monday, 18 May 2015, Minister Anroux Marais met some of the staff members working in the Central Karoo region, based in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais meets the people behind Western Cape Archives and Records

15 May 2015

With this week’s focus on National Archives Week, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, visited the Western Cape A Read More

DCAS and UWC Invest in 20 Aspiring Musicians

13 May 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) Centre for Performing Arts launched a Read More

DCAS Announces Partnership to Develop Musical Talent

11 May 2015

On Tuesday, 12 May 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the University of the Western Cape (UWC) will be launching a joint initiative aimed at supporting musicians to achieve success. Read More

National Archives Week Kicks off Exploring Our Living Past

11 May 2015

The Western Cape Provincial Archive Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport launched Read More

Media Alert: Our Living Past: Launch of National Archives Week

7 May 2015

National Archives Week will be celebrated in 11 to 15 May 2015 with various activities in Cape Town and in the Western Cape regions. Media are invited to attend the launch on: Read More

New Library to Connect Worcester Community

6 May 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the community of Avian Park in Worcester at the sod-turning ceremony for the new Worcester Public Library, officiated by the Weste Read More

Sod Turning of New Public Library for the Avian Park Community

6 May 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, today officiated the sod-turning, signifying the beginning of the construction of a much anticipated library for the people of Avian Park, Worcester. Read More

Farmworkers Share Their Sportmanship in Swellendam

4 May 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted the 2015 Farm Workers’ Sports Day in Swellendam on Saturday, 2 May 2015. Read More

Media Alert:Min Marais to Officiate Sod-Turning of New Worcester Public Library

4 May 2015

The newly-appointed Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officiate the sod-turning ceremony for the new R5 million public library to be constructed for the Avian Park community, Worcester. Read More