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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Zero Fatalities or Incidents In The Western Cape this Initiation Season

31 August 2015

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, has announced zero deaths and no hospitalizations for the initiation season in the Western Cape. Read More

Media Alert: Cape Town Museum to Be Housed In Historic Standard Bank Building

31 August 2015

Note to editors: Please note the change in time for launch tomorrow As Heritage Month begins, the brand new Cape Town Museum in Adderley Street will be announced by the Western Cape Government. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais Congratulates Western Cape World Champions

27 August 2015

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais congratulates Wayde van Niekerk for winning the men’s 400m Final at the 2015 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing ye Read More

Spreading the message of Olympism in Van Wyksdorp

25 August 2015

As part of the “Road to Albertinia”, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Read More

Eden Drama Festival Showcases Local Talent in George

25 August 2015

On 22 August 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Eden Drama Festival Showcase at the George Arts Theatre in George. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais visited Western Cape Youth Camps

24 August 2015

On  Saturday, 22 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais visited the Western Cape Youth Camps in the Cape Winelands and West Cost Districts. Read More

Minister Marais Inspires Youth at Regional Camps

24 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) with the support of National Department of Sport and Recreation (SRSA) and LoveLife hosted the Cap Read More

Drama Festival Showcase Local Talent of Eden District

20 August 2015

On 15 August 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Eden Drama Festival Showcase at the Toekomsrus Community Hall in Oudtshoorn. Read More

isiXhosa Chess Book to Develop Champions at MOD Schools

20 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in conjunction with Watu Kobese, author of the country’s first ever isiXhosa Chess book,  handed over the Read More

Paarl Museum celebrates 75 years

18 August 2015

On Friday, 14 August 2015, the Paarl Museum celebrated its 75th year in style with a masquerade ball. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Sailors Welcomed by Minister Marais

18 August 2015

Today, 18 August 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will welcome the five young sailors from the Western Cape who achieved a podium finish in 3rd place at the Qingdao International Sailing Week Regatta,... Read More

Media Alert: MOD Centres to Receive isiXhosa Chess Booklet

18 August 2015

On Tuesday, 18 August 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marias will be handing over isiXhosa chess booklets to schools who offer chess as part of the after-school and Mass Participation, Opportunity and Access,... Read More

Dynamic Libraries at International Congress

17 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is supporting the 2015 International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA)  Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais welcomes IFLA Congress to the Western Cape

14 August 2015

Sunday, 17 August 2015, marks the official opening of the World Library and Information Congress, hosted this year in Cape Town by the International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA). Read More

The Old Harbour Museum Values Women Caregivers

14 August 2015

On 14 August 2015 the Old Harbour Museum held a celebration for the Caregivers from Lombardi Service Centre in Mount Pleasant and the Siyazama Service Centre in Zwelihle as a gesture of appreciation for how they take Read More

Olympic Spirit in Ladismith on Route to Albertinia

11 August 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with Kannaland Municipality, Read More

Women Celebrate Agri-Cultural Heritage in Worcester

11 August 2015

Ladies from various organisations attended a women’s event at Worcester Museum on 10 August 2015. The museum is an agricultural-themed museum based in Worcester. Read More

New Tennis Court Facility for Prince Albert

11 August 2015

On Friday, 11 August 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais, together with the Mayor of the Prince Albert Municipality, Mr Goliath Lottering, opened the upgraded tennis court facility at the municipal sp Read More

Cape Winelands Drama Festival Showcase at the Happy Valley Community Hall

11 August 2015

On Saturday, 8 August 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the Cape Winelands Drama Festival Showcase at the Happy Valley Community Hall. Read More

Media Alert: Olympic Day Exhibition Focuses on Women in Sport

6 August 2015

On Saturday, 8 August 2015 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting an Olympic Day Exhibition in Ladismith. This Exhibition forms part of the “Road to Rio” roadshow that started in Oudtshoorn in June this year. Read More

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