News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Anroux Marais' Speech at the Africa Month Launch

29 April 2016

Good day, goeiemôre, molweni It gives me great pleasure to officially launch Africa Month in the Western Cape today. It is an even greater occasion that our launch takes place in Paarl. Read More

Last Of Sport Cheque Handovers Takes Place In Metro District

29 April 2016

A total of R3 019 000 was handed over to various sport federations of the Metro District by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS). Read More

Celebrating Choral Music in the Cape Winelands

25 April 2016

The comfort and joy music brings was celebrated at the Endler Hall in Stellenbosch on 24 April 2016. Read More

Sport Federations in the West Coast District grateful for funding

22 April 2016

The West Coast District was delighted when the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted the annual Sport Cheque Handovers on Thursday 21 April 2016 at the Alan Boesak Community Hall in Piketberg. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais Delivers Keynote Address At Choral Music Festival

22 April 2016

On Sunday, 24 April 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will deliver the keynote address at the Cape Winelands Choral Music Festival in Stellenbosch. Read More

Win with ‘My Selfie – My Cultural Landscape’

20 April 2016

On 18 April 2016 Mr James Vos, member of the national Parliament for Witzenberg, launched a competition at the Togryers Museum in Ceres to increase public awareness of International Museum Day. Read More

Media Alert: West Coast District Receives R540 000 for Sporting Activities

20 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Keeping Our Heritage Alive Through Oral History

19 April 2016

Sharing the personal histories of residents of Gouda and Saron was the highlight of the Oral History event that took place in Gouda on 18 April 2016. Read More

Minister Marais Officially Rolls Out Oral History Initiative in Gouda

15 April 2016

On Monday, 18 April 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in Gouda in the Drakenstein Municipality. Read More

Overberg District Thrilled About R430 000 In Sport Funding

14 April 2016

The Overberg District received a cheque of R430 000 from the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) towards the promotion and development of sport in their communities. Read More

Eden District Receives R1 460 000 For Promotion And Development Of Sport

14 April 2016

On Tuesday, 12 April 2016 the Eden District received R1 460 000 from the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) at a cheque handover ceremony that took place in the Ladismith Town Hall. Read More

Kiters to show off talent at International Kite Festivals in China

12 April 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the non-governmental organisation, Cape Mental Health, bid farewell to Cape Town based kiters Ashley and Mari Read More

Media Alert: Overberg District Receives R260 000 for Sporting Activities

12 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Media Alert: Overberg District Receives R260 000 for Sporting Activities

12 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

Media Alert: Eden District Receives R1 460 000 For Sporting Activities

11 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

First Of Six Annual Sports Cheque Handovers Kicks Off In Beaufort West

11 April 2016

The Central Karoo District received R110 000 from the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in order to improve and enhance excellence in sport. Read More

Media Alert: DCAS supports local kiters' journey to China

7 April 2016

On Monday, 11 April 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with Cape Mental Health, will be sending off two kiters,  Ashley and Sarah Maria Ware-Lane, to participate in the Weifang Kite Festival and the Beijing... Read More

Media Alert: Central Karoo District Receives R110 000 for Sporting Activities

6 April 2016

Following the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s budget for the 2016/17 financial year, Minister Anroux Marais will hand over ceremonial cheques to each district across the province.   Read More

DCAS supports young artists as part of CTIJF

1 April 2016

The 17thCape Town International Jazz Festival (CTIJF) will be held on 1 and 2 April 2016 at the Cape Town Convention Centre where acclaimed national and international performances will be on show. Read More