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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Great fun at West Coast Olympic Roadshow in Doringbaai

31 August 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) continued with its Olympic Roadshow across the province in August, most recently in the West Coast town of Doringbaai on Thursday 25 August 2016. Read More

Paralympians Bid Farewell as they Board the Plane to Rio

31 August 2016

Fans of South Africa’s Paralympians showed up in great numbers at the Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday 30 August 2016 to, together with the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), bid farewell to the athletes on Read More

DCAS Staff Play Pivotal Role in Monitoring Gender Transformation in Workplace

31 August 2016

In the process of monitoring women’s empowerment and gender equality in the public service, the Department of Public Service and Administration (DPSA) declared a Public Service Women in Management Week (PSWMW) from 22 to 31 August 2016. Read More

Cape Winelands Drama Festival in Stellenbosch draws to a close

31 August 2016

The weekend of 27 and 28 August 2016 saw the conclusion of the Cape Winelands Drama Festival hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the Stellen Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Paralympians to be Bid Farewell by Minister Marais

29 August 2016

Tomorrow, 30 August 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will bid farewell to the Paralympic athletes from the Western Read More

Media Alert: Blisters for Bread Walk to be Officially Started by Minister Marais

26 August 2016

On Sunday, 28 August 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially shoot off the 48th annual Peninsula School Feeding Association (PSFA) Blisters for Bread walk. Read More

Mountaineers Basketball Team Jets Off To Johannesburg

26 August 2016

With big smiles on their faces portraying their immense pride and enthusiasm, the Western Cape Mountaineers Basketball Team was officially honoured by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) on Thursday, 25 August 2016 Read More

Welcome Home Olympian Rocco van Rooyen

25 August 2016

With the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil having officially drawn to a close, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) together with Western Province Athletics (WPA) welcome Read More

Inauguration of Management Committee for Cape Town Museum

24 August 2016

The inaugural meeting of the Cape Town Museum’s management committee was hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) on Tuesday 23 August 2016. Read More

Western Cape Basketball Team to be Officially Honoured by Minister Marais

24 August 2016

Tomorrow, 25 August 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially host the Western Cape Mountaineers ahead of the 2016 Basketball National League Series. Read More

Paralympians to Compete in One of the World’s Most Prestigious Sporting Events

22 August 2016

Eighteen South African athletes are planning to take the country’s flag to new heights at the Paralympic Games which  take place from 7 to 18 September 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Read More

Bringing Magic To The Stage At Worcester Drama Showcase

22 August 2016

The stage at the Little Theatre in Worcester was set alight by talent from the various drama groups taking part in the Cape Winelands Drama Festival. Read More

Eden Drama Festival Concludes In Knysna

19 August 2016

The Eden Drama Festival Showcases culminated with the final leg of the adjudication at the Hornlee Civic Centre on Saturday 13 August 2016. Read More

Montagu Museum Celebrates Inspiring Women Of Montagu

17 August 2016

With bottomless cups of tea and coffee, great weather and everyone enjoying delicious cakes and sweet treats, women from throughout the Montagu area could enjoy a wonderfully relaxed day at the Women’s Day Tea Garden Programme – presented by the... Read More

Oral History Celebrated In Beaufort West

17 August 2016

Beaufort West has a unique history. It is a town of many firsts: it is the oldest South African municipality, the birthplace of world-renowned heart surgeon, Dr Chris Barnard, the first motel was started in 1852 and so the list goes on. Read More

Worcester Museum Celebrates Women’s Day

16 August 2016

On Tuesday, 9 August 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), presented a Women’s Day programme in collaboration with the Worcester Museum and the ROCSA Women’s g Read More

DCAS introduces new Geographical Names Committee

15 August 2016

On Thursday 11 August 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) introduced the newly appointed Western Cape Provincial Geographical Na Read More

Eden Drama Festival Unfurls the Future for Youngsters

11 August 2016

Seventeen drama groups and one poet took part in the first and second legs of the Eden Drama Festival held at the Riversdale Town Hall and the George Arts Theatre on 5 and 6 August 2016 respectively. Read More

Remarkable Olympic Roadshow in St Helena Bay on the West Coast

11 August 2016

As the Olympic Games kicked off in Rio, Brazil, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) continued its Olympic Roadshow across the province. Read More

Porterville Primary Excited by Olympic Roadshow

1 August 2016

Excitement and competitive spirit ran high during the Olympic Roadshow that was hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) at Porterville Primary on 29 July 2016. Read More