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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Marais Supports Sporting Activities As Part Of Reducing Alcohol Abuse

20 December 2016

On Monday, 19 December 2016 Minister Anroux Marais visited the alternative recreational activities programme, presented by the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in partnership with the Department of Community Safety, at Thembelihle Read More

Aspiring artists given opportunity to work on "Kaapse Jol" production

15 December 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Baxter theatre, has given three young people the opportunity to work as interns in Alistair Izobell’s “Kaapse Jol” production. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais acknowledges legends who shaped sport pre−1992

15 December 2016

On 14 December 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais proudly acknowledged 33 legends who made a significant contribution to the development, transformation and growth of sport in the Western Cape pre−1 Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to honour 33 Western Cape Sport Legends

13 December 2016

On Wednesday, 14 December 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Minister Anroux Marais, will honour 33 sporting legends at an event in Paarl. Read More

Athletes Making Positive Changes Recognised At Cape Winelands Sport Awards

12 December 2016

The Cape Winelands’ outstanding athletes in 2016 were honoured during the annual Cape Winelands Sport Awards ceremony at the Protea Cumberland Hotel in Worcester on 8 December. Read More

Cultural Facility Recycles Mattresses To Haven Night Shelter

7 December 2016

On 5 December 2016, the Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais donated 150 mattresses from the Melkbos Cultural Facility to the Read More

Wheelchair Challenge Highlights Progress Towards An Inclusive City

7 December 2016

Yesterday, 6 December 2016, Minister Anroux Marais and Cllr Anda Ntsodo, MAYCO Member for Community Services, took up a challenge to join a wheelchair bound athlete for a stroll through the City of Cape Town. Read More

Media Alert: Anene Booysen Netball Court To Be Officially Opened

2 December 2016

MEDIA ALERT: ANENE BOOYSEN NETBALL COURT TO BE OFFICIALLY OPENED BY MINISTER MARAIS On Monday, 5 December 2016, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open the new netball court in Zwelitsha, Bredasdorp. Read More

Media Alert: Haven Night Shelter To Receive 150 Mattresses From Minister Marais

2 December 2016

MEDIA ALERT: THE HAVEN NIGHT SHELTER TO RECEIVE 150 MATTRESSES FROM MINISTER MARAIS On Monday, 5 December 2016, Minister Anroux Marais will donate 150 mattresses to the Haven Night Shelter. Read More

Central Karoo Abuzz With Launch Of Sport Academy

30 November 2016

On Saturday 26 November 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered by the Western Cape Provincial Sports Confederation and the Central Karoo Sports Council hosted the launch Read More

Sign Language Workshop A Hit At Paarl Hospital

30 November 2016

Increasing awareness around South African Sign Language and giving front line staff at the Paarl Hospital the skills to communicate with the Deaf community in Paarl was the aim of Read More

Eden Drama Festival Showcases Local Talent

29 November 2016

The Garden Route boasted plenty of local talent at the Eden Drama Festival finale in George on Saturday 26 November 2016. Read More

Roll-out of Oral History Initiative Continues in George

28 November 2016

The  Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport for the Western Cape, Anroux Marais, officiated at the roll-out of the Oral History Initiative in George on Read More

DCAS equips Cultural Councils at Capacity Workshops

25 November 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has begun capacity-building workshops for the Cultural Councils registered with the Western Cape Cultural Commission. The Cultural Councils represent various communities who share a common cultural... Read More

Stellenbosch Primary School to Receive Bicycles from Minister Marais

23 November 2016

Media Alert: Stellenbosch Primary School to Receive Bicycles from Global Cycle Team and Minister Marais Read More

Hard Work And Dedication Shine At Winelands Drama Finale

22 November 2016

Drama groups from across the Cape Winelands took part in the finale of the Cape Winelands Drama Festival on Saturday 19 November 2016 at the Maranatha Christian Centre in Johnson Park, Worcester. Read More

Oral History Initiative To Be rolled Out In George By Minister Marais

21 November 2016

Tomorrow, 22 November 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in George. Read More

All-Girls Team Presents SAFA Trophy to Minister Marais

16 November 2016

Today, 16 November 2016, Minister Anroux Marais was presented with the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament trophy, by the Western Cape U19 all-girl soccer team. The team were recently crowned champions of the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament, held in... Read More

Dynamic Collaboration aims to Develop Songwriters in the province

16 November 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Music Exchange, hosted a songwriting workshop in Stellenbosch from 11 to 13 November 2016. Read More

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