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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Newly Appointed Western Cape Cultural Commission Welcomed by Minister Marais

30 September 2015

On 30 September 2015, the Western Cape Cultural Affairs and Sport Minister Anroux Marais welcomed the newly elected  Western Cape Cultural Commission Committee Members (WCCC).  Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais Hands Over Cheque To Arts And Culture Beneficiaries

30 September 2015

Annually, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport provides financial support to arts and culture organisations within the province. Read More

International Translation Day: Trilingual Terminology Booklet to Improve Quality

30 September 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the launch of the Government Specific Trilingual Terminology Read More

First of its kind Trilingual Terminology Booklet Launched by Minister Marais

30 September 2015

Yesterday, 29 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais launched the first of its kind trilingual terminology booklet. Read More

Media Alert: New Crossroads Library In Phillipi Village To Be Launched

28 September 2015

Tomorrow, 29 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially launch the relocated and improved Crossroads Library in Philippi Village. Read More

Olympic Spirit Flies High in Albertinia

25 September 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with Hessequa Municipality and the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation host Read More

Heritage Day commemorations: our indigenous knowledge of traditional medicine

25 September 2015

The Cape Medical Museum commemorated Heritage Day on 23 September 2015 in the garden of the Museum in Portwood Road on the doorstep of the V&A Waterfront in Green Point. Read More

Oral History Framework Launch Shows the Power of Personal Narratives

25 September 2015

On Wednesday, 23 September 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) launched its Oral History Framework Document, as well as the Dulcie September Travelling Exhibition, at the Western Cape Archive and Records Management Service in... Read More

Media Alert: Dulcie September Exhibition to be launched by Minister Marais

22 September 2015

Tomorrow, 23 September 2015, Minister Anroux Marais will launch the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s exciting new framework to preserve the Western Cape's unique Oral History.  Read More

Karoo Coaches at World Rugby Science Network

21 September 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) arranged for a delegation of 12 rugby coaches from the Central Karoo Sport Academy to attend the Conference of the World Rugby Science Network. Read More

Developing Drama in the Overberg and Cape Winelands

21 September 2015

On Friday 18 September 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the biggest production development workshop since the inception of the drama festival initiative. Read More

Indigenous Games Team Western Cape Awarded Provincial Colours by Minister Marais

21 September 2015

On Friday, 18 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais awarded provincial colours to team Western Cape who will compete at the National Indigenous Games Festival in Tshwane from 21–24 September. Read More

Media Alert: Indigenous Games Team Western Cape Awarded Their Provincial Colours

17 September 2015

Tomorrow, 18 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will award provincial colours to team Western Cape, who will compete at the National Indigenous Games Festival in Thswane from 21 – 24 September.   Read More

Cultural Affairs Awards 2015/16: Minister Marais Calls for Nominations

17 September 2015

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, calls on the people of the Western Cape to nominate their local culture heroes for the Cultural Affairs Awards. Read More

Celebrate Heritage month with a Heritage Hunt

17 September 2015

The Western Cape Government will be hosting a Heritage Hunt across the province as a way to encourage communities to be part of the Heritage Month celebrations. Read More

Old Mutual and Nedbank: Proud Sponsors of the Better Together Games 2015

16 September 2015

On Wednesday, 16 September 2015, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) officially confirmed that Old Mutual and Nedbank, along with Read More

DCAS Wins Bronze at Service Excellence Awards

16 September 2015

Premier Helen Zille hosted the second annual Service Excellence Awards on 8 September 2015. The awards acknowledge public servants and departments who have gone beyond what is expected of them and delivered excellent service. Read More

Overberg Drama Showcase a First for the District

15 September 2015

On Saturday 12 September 2015, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the first Overberg Drama Festival Showcase in the Swellendam Town Hall. Read More

Media Alert: Upgraded Vredendal Stadium Officially Opened by Minister Marais

11 September 2015

Tomorrow, 12 September 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially open the upgraded Vredendal North Sports Stadium in the Matzikama Municipality. Read More

Minister Marais and Fritz Bid Farewell to SA Street Soccer Team

10 September 2015

Today, 10 September 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais and Minister of Social Development, Adv. Read More

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