News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Olympic Roadshow Moves To Eden

28 June 2016

It was in the Olympic Spirit (ignited in Philadelphia on Youth Day) that the Olympic Roadshow along with the Olympic Torch made its way to the Eden District – the conclusion of the Roadshow coinciding with International Olympic Day on 23 June. Read More

Oral History Initiative rolls out in Bonteheuwel

28 June 2016

The community of Bonteheuwel in Cape Town celebrated their rich history through an Oral History Initiative on Tuesday 28 June 2016 at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

Generic Testing of Athletes Commences in Overberg District

27 June 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport (DCAS), in partnership with the Overberg Sport Council and the ETA College in George, has hosted its first official Generic Ma Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Roll out Oral History Initiative in Bonteheuwel

27 June 2016

Tomorrow, 28 June 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in Bonteheuwel in the City of Cape Town. Read More

Nominate your Western Cape Sport Legend

22 June 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport would like to invite members of the sporting fraternity to nominate their local sport stars to be honoured as provincial Sport Legends. Read More

Youth Day Celebrated Through Sport At Olympic Roadshow In Philadelphia

20 June 2016

The Olympic values of Excellence, Friendship and Respect were highlighted at the Olympic Roadshow hosted in celebration of Youth Day on Thursday 16 June 2016. Read More

Exciting Youth Day Celebrations in Paarl East

20 June 2016

On Thursday, 16 June 2016, around 400 people from Paarl East were reminded of the significance of the events that took place 40 years ago on 16 June 1976. Read More

Youth Celebrate Words and Signs

20 June 2016

On 17 June 2016 the Language Service of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) partnered with the National Library of South Africa to Celebrate Words and Signs as part of the DCAS Read More

DCAS Drama Winners in kykNET Suidooster Soapie

20 June 2016

On 15 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais accompanied the three winners of the Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Celebrate Youth Day in Paarl

15 June 2016

Tomorrow, 16 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will celebrate National Youth Day with the community of Paarl.   Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to Celebrate Youth Day in Ceres

15 June 2016

Tomorrow, 16 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will celebrate National Youth Day with the community of Prince Alfred Hamlet and Ceres in the Witzenberg Municipality.   Read More

Libraries Benefit from Chess Table Partnership

15 June 2016

On Monday 13 June 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais in partnership with the Department of Correctional Services handed over hand crafted chess tables to the Gro Read More

Media Alert: Young Drama Festival Winners to Star in Suidooster Drama Series

14 June 2016

Tomorrow, 15 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will accompany the three winners of the Department’s Read More

Media Alert: Khayelitsha Library to Receive Chess Tables from Minister Marais

13 June 2016

Today, 13 June 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will hand over chess tables to the Khayelitsha community at their local library. Read More

Media Alert: Velddrif Kick-boxing club to receive new equipment

9 June 2016

On 10 and 11 June 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in partnership with The Sports Trust, will hand over equipment to a kick-boxing club in Velddrif. This is part of the Western Cape Government’s ongoing programme to keep... Read More

DCAS Introduces Unemployed Youth with Disabilities to Jewellery Making

2 June 2016

From 9 to 13 May and 23 to 27 May 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) introduced unemployed youth with disabilities to a two week skills training workshop at the Genadendal, Greyton, Voorbrug Disability Forum in Gen Read More

Library Service Successful In Their Wide Range Of Events Throughout Africa Month

1 June 2016

Several cultural groups, films and children in the masses were some of the aspects that made Africa Month for the Library Read More