News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: MOD learners showcase talent ahead of Minister Marais budget speech

29 March 2016

Tomorrow, 30 March 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the department’s 2016/17 Budget Vote Speech in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament. Read More

Young sailors from China at Spectacular Championship

29 March 2016

On Thursday, 24 March 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) welcomed a Chinese delegation of five young sailors from the Qingdao Administration Centre of Sailing Sport on their arrival in the Western Cape. Read More

Grape Harvesting Ends Successfully At Worcester Museum

22 March 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Worcester Museum presented a Grape Harvesting Programme from 1 March 2016 to 11 March 2016 at the museum Read More

Conversations rolled out to hear the voices of communities

22 March 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) Stakeholder Management Unit assisted the National Department of Arts and Culture in rolling out the 2016 National Social Cohesion Community Conversations in the Western Cape. Read More

#libraries4lifelonglearning

18 March 2016

On Monday, 14 March 2016 Minister Anroux Marais launched the South African Library Week 2016 at the Maskam Mall in the West Coast.  Read More

DCAS introduces rural talent to Zabalaza Theatre Festival

18 March 2016

The sixth annual Zabalaza Theatre Festival was launched on 11 March 2016 at the Baxter Theatre Centre. This week long festival is widely regarded as one of the premier development platforms in the country and has received great acclaim over the... Read More

Minister Marais Encourages All To Use 361 Provincial Library Centres

16 March 2016

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais launched National Library Week in Vredendal on Monday. Read More

Provincial Sport Awards Celebrate Excellence in Sport

14 March 2016

On Friday, 11 March 2016, the winners of the Provincial Sport Awards were announced at the Cape Sun H Read More

2016 WC Sport Awards: Minister Marais Honours Provincial Sporting Excellence

11 March 2016

Tomorrow,  11 March 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will present the annual provincial sport awards to esteemed sportspeople hailing from the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Sport Awards Nominees Announced at Launch

9 March 2016

On Wednesday, 9 March 2016, the build up to the  Western Cape Provincial Sport Awards, kicked off with the announcement of the nominees at a media breakfast. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Sport Awards Media Launch

8 March 2016

Tomorrow, 9 March 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the media launch of the 2016 Provincial Sports Awards. Read More

Initiation Forums Consultative Meeting Discusses Upcoming Initiation Season

7 March 2016

Several groups of Initiation Forum chairpersons, members, practitioners and traditional leaders from the Western Cape came together on Saturday 5 March and Sunday 6 March 2016 for their annual Initiation Forums Consultative Meeting at the Okkie... Read More

Minister Marais Officially Opens Hangberg Public Library

4 March 2016

On Thursday 3 March 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially opened the Hangberg Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais Shoots off Cape Town Cycle Tour

4 March 2016

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS SHOOTS OFF CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR   On Sunday, 6 March 2016, 35 000 cyclists will line up to compete in the world’s largest timed cycle race in Cape Town. Read More

Oral History Initiative Launched At Piketberg Library

2 March 2016

Another Oral History Initiative was launched by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Bergrivier Municipality on Monday 29 Februa Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais Declares March the Month of Cycling

1 March 2016

The month of March is the global highlight of each cyclist's calendar. It is during this month that cyclists from all over the world meet in the Western Cape to participate in premier cycling events. These events include: Read More