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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Central Karoo District Honours Athletes Of Great Calibre At Sports Awards

30 November 2015

A ten year old Sportswoman of the Year, a world renowned rugby referee and good music to keep guests entertained: these were some of the highlights that the Central Karoo had to offer at the past weekend’s sports awards in Beaufort West. Read More

Scottsdene MOD Cluster Offers Youth Sporting Opportunities

30 November 2015

On Saturday, 28 November 2015, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais and Read More

Minister Marais Raises Awareness on No Violence Against Women And Children

27 November 2015

Tomorrow, 28 November 2015, as part of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence against Women and Children, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will engage on creating a society free of violence with the softball community at the... Read More

Boxing is Back Extravaganza in Khayelitsha on 27 November

27 November 2015

On Thursday 26 November the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, attended the press conference and weigh-in of boxers participating in the #BoxingisBack Extravaganza on 27 November 2015 at the OR Tambo Hall i Read More

Minister Marais Joins Minster Mbalula at Boxing Tournament Weigh-In

25 November 2015

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has been instrumental in the promotion and profiling of boxing in the Western Cape. Read More

WP Rugby Team Joins Minister Marais In Monwabisi Beach Clean-Up

25 November 2015

On Tuesday evening, 24 November 2015, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, accompanied by Western Province rugby players and members of the local community, emb Read More

Western Cape Prepared For Summer Initiation Season

24 November 2015

This week marks the official start of the initiation summer season. Initiation is a cultural rite of passage practiced by Xhosas, Sothos and Hlubis in the Western Cape.  Initiation is a sacred rite of passage to mark the transition from boyhood to... Read More

Athletes Celebrate Their Achievements At Overberg Sports Awards

23 November 2015

Various athletes from the Overberg District came together on Friday 20 November 2015 to proudly celebrate their athletic achievements at the Overberg District Sports Awards in Caledon. Read More

Media Alert: WP Rugby Team Joins Minister Marais In Monwabisi Beach Clean-Up

23 November 2015

Tomorrow, 24 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will together with the Western Province Rugby Team and community members, clean up Monwabisi Beach. Read More

Tree Planting a Sign of Hope for Initiation Site in Nyanga

23 November 2015

On Sunday, 22 November 2015 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, together with community members, planted indigenous trees at an initiation site in Duinefontein Road in Nyanga. Read More

Cape Winelands Drama Festival Finale Boasts With Rich Talent

23 November 2015

Stellenbosch Town Hall overflowed with brilliant, vibrant, confident youngsters at the Cape Winelands Drama Festival Finale on Saturday 21 November 2015. Read More

Talent Search On For Musicians And Bands In The West Coast

20 November 2015

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the Jazz on The Rocks Festival will be on a talent search in the West Coast for aspirant musicians. Read More

Media Alert: Final Drama Festival in Cape Winelands Opened By Minister Marais

20 November 2015

Tomorrow, 14 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially open the final drama festival showcase in the Cape Winelands District Municipality. Read More

Top Athletes Honoured At The Cape Winelands Sport Awards

20 November 2015

Outstanding athletes from various sport codes were honoured at the Cape Winelands Sport Awards on 19 November 2015 at Rhebokskloof Estate. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Plant Trees at Initiation Site

20 November 2015

On Sunday, 22 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will together with community members, plant trees at an initiation site in Nyanga . Read More

New WC Language Committee to Implement Multilingualism

18 November 2015

Today the Western Cape Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the newly appointed Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) t Read More

Newly Appointed Western Cape Language Committee Welcomed by Minister Marais

18 November 2015

The newly appointed Western Cape Language Committee was officially welcomed to the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport today by Minister Anroux Marais. Read More

Media Alert: Khayeltisha Cricket Clinic to be Visited By Minister Marais

18 November 2015

Tomorrow, 19 November 2015, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will visit the Development Cricket Clinic in Khayelitsha, hosted by the Cricket School of Excellence (CSE) in association with Australian Aid. Read More

Overberg District Starts Drama Festival Finales With Great Enthusiasm

17 November 2015

On Saturday 14 November 2015 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) presented the first Drama Festival finale, which was hosted by the Swellendam Municipality at the VGK Chur Read More

International Council of Museums Welcomed by Minister Marais

17 November 2015

Today, 17 November 2015, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially welcomed the International Council of Museums (ICOM) to the Western Cape. Read More