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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Library Service Celebrates 60 Years

30 July 2015

On Thursday, 20 July 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s Library Service celebrated 60 years of existence. Read More

Prof. Andre Odendaal Honoured for Long Service to Sport

28 July 2015

On Saturday, 25 July 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation honoured Prof. Read More

New Sport Academy Provides Opportunities to Excel

16 July 2015

The new Cape Winelands Academy of Sport is expected to provide sportspeople of the district with a competitive edge. Read More

Berg River Canoe Marathon Off To A Chilly Start

16 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, in partnership with the Western Cape Canoe Union and the Drakenstein Municipa Read More

Handmade ‘selfies’ in the Olifants River Valley

14 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) invested in a visual arts workshop for Grade 4, 5 and 6 learners at the Koekenaap Cultural Facility Read More

Knysna Forest Marathon A Fitting End to Festival

13 July 2015

The 42 km Knysna Forest Marathon and 21 km half marathon took place in cold conditions on Saturday 11 July 2015. This final event of the annual Knysna Oyster Festival started in the forest about 15 km out of town. Read More

DCAS Makes Boccia Happen at Knysna Oyster Festival

8 July 2015

A boccia tournament for disabled athletes, presented by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), took place on 8 July 2015 at the Read More

A First for isiXhosa and SA Chess

7 July 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs (DCAS) and author Watu Kobese launched the first isiXhosa chess book in Cape Town on 7 July 2015. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Launch First isiXhosa Chess Book

6 July 2015

On Tuesday, 7 July 2015, Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be launching an isiXhosa chess terminology book which will be the first of its kind in the country. Read More

MOD Assists Earth Moves Winner to Record Demo Album

3 July 2015

Michaela Adonis, a 17-year old from Mitchell’s Plain, has just recorded her first demonstration album at the Red Bull Studios in Bree Street, Cape Town. She won the chance to record by ending in first place in the “Earth Moves” talent competition... Read More

MOD Baseball’s Rising Star

2 July 2015

The rise of 17-year old baseball star Sheldon Trosky is a success story made possible by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Judo Grows From Strength to Strength

1 July 2015

The South African Judo Open Championships began at Coetzenburg Stadium in Stellenbosch on 30 June 2015. Read More

DCAS Contributes to Transformation of Heritage Landscape

1 July 2015

On Tuesday, 30 June 2015, Anroux Marais, Western Cape (WC) Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, convened a Provincial Consultative Meeting on the Transformation of the Heritage Landscape. Read More