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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: 400 Langebaan Children Receive New Shoes from Minister Marais

31 May 2016

As the world celebrates International Barefoot Day tomorrow, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, together with the Samaritan’s Feet Organisation will distribute 400 pairs of shoes to vulnerable children in Langebaan. Read More

Villiersdorp Talents Come Alive at Africa Month Community Festival

30 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Department of Arts and Culture (DAC), Th Read More

Media Alert: Seawinds Community to Receive Sport Equipment from Minister Marais

30 May 2016

Tomorrow, 31 May 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will visit the Italy Road Sports Field in Seawinds, Capricorn. Read More

Africa Day event promotes use of three official languages

27 May 2016

On Wednesday, 25 May 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), through its Language Services unit, hosted an exciting Africa Day programme aimed at preserving oral history through storytelling in the three official languages of the... Read More

Amazing Race Has Youth Fired Up At The Worcester Museum

26 May 2016

On 18 May 2016 the Worcester Museum presented International Museum Day by hosting an Amazing Race in partnership with the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Wildia Environmental E Read More

Drakenstein & Khayelitsha Communities to Receive Chess Sets from Minister Marais

25 May 2016

Tomorrow, 26 May 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will hand over chess sets to the Paarl and Khayelitsha communities at their local libraries. Read More

Media Statement: Western Cape Prepared For Winter Initiation Season

23 May 2016

The 2016 winter initiation season officially starts at the end of May and the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais notes the province’s preparedness. Read More

Africa Day Celebrated With Soccer Festival Rich In Culture And Heritage

23 May 2016

A feeling of great excitement and enthusiasm engulfed the sports grounds at the Mandela Park Stadium in Khayelitsha on Saturday 21 May 2016 during the soccer festival in celebration of Read More

International Museum Day Celebrated At Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum

19 May 2016

As the commemoration of International Museum Day falls on 18 May each year, the launch of this annual occasion took place on Wednesday 18 May 2016 at the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum. Read More

Media Alert: DCAS hosts Soccer Festival in celebration of Africa Day

19 May 2016

On Saturday, 21 May 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in conjunction with the Khayelitsha Sport Council, will host a soccer festival in celebration of Africa Day at the Khayelitsha Stadium. Read More

Sport Funding To Promote Continued Sporting Excellence

17 May 2016

As part of the annual Conditional Grant that is made available to the Department from the Divisional Revenue Grant (DORA) for Sport Councils, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over a cheque to the value of Read More

Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum to Host International Museum Day Celebrations

17 May 2016

Tomorrow, 18 May 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address in celebration of International Museum Day at the Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum. Read More

Provincial Sport Confederation Receives R2,6m from Minister Marais

17 May 2016

Yesterday, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially presented the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation with a ceremonial cheque of over R2.6 million. Read More

Media Alert: Premier Zille to Launch Gugulethu/Manenberg Youth Safe-Hub

16 May 2016

Tomorrow, 17 May 2016, Premier Helen Zille will officially launch the Gugulethu/Manenberg Youth Safe-Hub. The Safe-Hub forms part of the greater Youth Lifestyle Campus development in the area, and is located opposite the Nyanga Junction train... Read More

Olympic Values Highlighted at Olympic Day Roadshow in Kleinmond

16 May 2016

The history and values of the Olympics were the main focus of the first Olympic Day Roadshow that took place in Kleinmond on 14 May 2016. Read More

DCAS Aids Development Cyclists to Compete in Europe

13 May 2016

On Thursday, 12 May 2016, Minister Anroux Marais presented flight confirmations to two development cyclists who are getting ready to leave for London to compete in the London-Paris and Alpine Challenges in Europe at the end of May. Read More

Library Service getting into the spirit of Africa Month in May

11 May 2016

The Library Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), is currently rolling out Read More

Media alert: Olympic Day Roadshow to kick-off in Overberg

11 May 2016

On Saturday, 14 May 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Sport Confederation (WCPSC) and the Overberg Sport Council (OSC), will be hosting an Olympic Day Roadshow in Kleinmond. Read More

Young Khayelitsha and Belhar Cyclists to Participate In European Cycle Tours

11 May 2016

Earlier this year, 12 young cyclists participated in the Cape Rouleur Cycle Tour in Franschoek. Of those 12, two were selected by the HotChillee Development Rider Programme to compete in the London - Paris and Alpine Challenges in Europe at the end... Read More

Mzanzi Golden Economy Roadshow Highlights Need For Funding Of The Arts In WC

11 May 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the National Department of Arts and Culture and the National Lotteries Commission Read More