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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Minister Marais Celebrates Heritage Day in Clanwilliam

23 September 2016

Tomorrow, 24 September 2016, the Western Cape, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais, will celebrate National Heritage Day in Clanwilliam. Read More

Immense pride among Western Cape Paralympians as they are Welcomed Home

21 September 2016

The Paralympian athletes from the Western Cape received the warmest of welcomes at the Cape Town International Airport from Minister Anroux Marais, among o Read More

Acting Premier, Minister Marais to Launch Eskom’s Women in Electricity Programme

21 September 2016

Tomorrow, 22 September 2016, Acting Premier of the Western Cape, Minister Anroux Marais, will deliver an address at the Women in Electricity Launch in Brackenfell. The Women in Electricity Programme is a partnership between ESKOM and the... Read More

Sport and Peace Conference Discusses Future Development of Sport

19 September 2016

With sport being considered a powerful tool to promote and unite people from all social classes, cultures and backgrounds, and to support people who wish to excel in a positive way, the 3rd Cape Town International Sport and Peace Conference and Expo... Read More

Media Alert: Paralympic Athletes Welcomed Home By Minister Marais

19 September 2016

Tomorrow, 20 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will welcome home our Paralympic athletes following an exceptional performance at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games in Brazil. Read More

Cape Town International Sport and Peace Conference Address By Minister Marais

15 September 2016

Tomorrow, 16 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will address the 3rd Cape Town International Sport and Peace Conference. Read More

National Book Week 2016 Celebrated On The West Coast

14 September 2016

In celebration of National Book Week from 6 to 8 September 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) rolled out this important campaign to the West Coast communities of Vredenburg, Saldanha Bay and Hopefield. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais Celebrates with Western Cape Paralympic Athletes

12 September 2016

Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, celebrated the achievements of the Western Cape athletes at Read More

Minister Anroux Marais congratulates Kevin Paul on first Paralympic gold medal

9 September 2016

Anroux Marais, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, was witness to Team South Africa’s first medal at the Paralympic Games last night, when Kevin Paul took gold in the 100m Men’s breaststroke event. Read More

DCAS wins Silver at Provincial Service Excellence Awards

9 September 2016

On Thursday, 8 September 2016, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) received another accolade with Mr Shaun Julie, Director: Strategic and Operational Management Support, receiving the Silver award for Best Public Service Leader Read More

Western Cape Choirs Illuminate the Stage at Artscape

6 September 2016

Various choirs from in and around the Western Cape enchanted a jam-packed Artscape Theatre on Sunday, 4 September for the Western Cape Choral Music Association (WeCCMA) 2016 Choral Music Eisteddfod. Read More

Tri-District Drama Showcases Come To An End In Bredasdorp

6 September 2016

The adjudication of the showcase performances held as part of the Tri-District Drama Programme concluded with the Overberg Drama Festival hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in collaboration with the Read More

Media Alert: National Book Week To Be Launched By Minister Marais

5 September 2016

Tomorrow, 6 September 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will launch National Book Week in Vredenburg. Read More

Senior Citizens Enjoy the Outdoors at Provincial Golden Games in Blue Downs

5 September 2016

On Wednesday 31 August 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) provided an opportunity for senior citizens to participate in the Provincial Golden Games that took place in Blue Downs. Read More