News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

MOD Learners Wow Audience with Earth Moves

30 June 2015

This past weekend, learners from various after-school programmes (including the MOD Centres), facilitated by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), wowed audiences at the Artscape theatre with their production titled “Earth Moves”. Read More

DCAS Boosts the Olympic Values on the Road to Albertinia

30 June 2015

The Western Cape’s Olympic Day celebration will this year take place in Albertinia on 26 September 2015. There is a three-month lead-up to the big event called the “Road to Albertinia”, a travelling exhibition which will be moving from place to... Read More

DCAS Invests in Youth During Winter School Holidays

26 June 2015

On Thursday, 25 June 2015, the Western Cape Government announced a fun-filled activity programme for learners at its Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government Announces School Holiday Youth Programmes

25 June 2015

With the school holidays approaching, it is important that we, the whole of society, remain vigilant to ensure our youth remain safe during the school holiday period. Read More

Media Alert: MOD Learners to Showcase Their Talent at Artscape

25 June 2015

This coming weekend, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) will be offering an exciting opportunity for youth taking part in After-school Programmes, to showcase their talents on stage. Read More

Message of Support to Young Men Undertaking the Initiation Ritual

25 June 2015

Statement by Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport I would hereby like to wish all the young men of our province well as they undertake their journey to manhood over the next few weeks. Read More

Minister Marais Meets West Coast Regional Staff

24 June 2015

On Tuesday, 23 June 2015, Minister Anroux Marais visited various offices in the West Coast as part of her programme to meet staff members working in the regions. Read More

Minister Marais Meets Members of the Western Cape Sport Confederation

22 June 2015

On Saturday, 20 June 2015, Minister Anroux Marais met with the Western Cape provincial Sport Confederation. Read More

Khayelitsha Learners Proudly Excel in Mother Tongue Reading and Spelling

22 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Siyazingca Reading Competition and Spelling Bee on Friday, 19 June 2015. The event took place in Harare, Khayelitsha in celebration of Youth Month. Read More

DCAS Adds Value to Lives of Vulnerable Youth

22 June 2015

The Togryers Museum, in partnership with the Witzenberg Association for People with Disability Read More

DCAS Adds Value to Youth of Elsies River

18 June 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a Youth Sport Day on Tuesday 16 June 2015 in Elsies River. Read More

Minister Marais Meets Staff in the Cape Winelands Region

18 June 2015

On Wednesday, 17 June 2015, Minister Anroux Marais visited various regional offices in the Cape Winelands region to meet staff members of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sp Read More

Minister Marais Launches Partnership to give Learners Sporting Opportunities

17 June 2015

On Tuesday, 16 June 2015, Minister Anroux Marais officially launched the partnership between the Western Cape Government and Dreamfields, which will offer youth across the Western Cape the opportunity to take part in sport and also talk about issues... Read More

Learners Showcase their Talents at Youth Day Celebration

17 June 2015

On Tuesday, 16 June 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted a Youth Day event in Grabouw, where learners from Read More

Annual Kenpark U23 "Arising Stars" Tournament in Mitchell's Plain

12 June 2015

The Annual Kenpark U23 “Arising Stars” Tournament will officially kick off on 12 June 2015 with the championship final taking place on 14 June 2015 at Stephan Reagan Sport Complex, Mitchell’s Plain. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Launch Dreamfields Project for Youth

12 June 2015

On Tuesday, 16 June 2015, Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will launch a programme of events where the Western Cape Government will partner with Dreamfields at the De la Bat School for the Deaf in Worcester. Read More

First-Aid Training for Traditional Surgeons and Initiation Careers

12 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is supporting safer initiation by providing advanced first aid t Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Youth given Opportunity to Shine

12 June 2015

On Tuesday 16 June, Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister, Anroux Marais will be hosting a Read More

Gymnasts Wow at 2015 National Championships

8 June 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), the South African Gymnastics Federation (SAGF), the City of Cape Town and ot Read More

Promising Artists Given Opportunity to Develop their Skills

5 June 2015

Two up-and-coming female participants of a recent drama festival are now reaping the rewards of their hard work. Read More