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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

New Council of Heritage Western Cape inaugurated

31 October 2016

On 29 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais officiated at the inauguration of the new provincial heritage resources authority, Read More

Media Alert: Iris House Fun Run To Be Officially Started By Minister Marais

28 October 2016

MEDIA ALERT: IRIS HOUSE WALK RUN AND ROLL FUN RUN TO BE OFFICIALLY STARTED BY MINISTER MARAIS Read More

Official Launch of 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards Call for Nominations

28 October 2016

Yesterday, 27 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officially launched the call for nominations for the 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards, scheduled for February 2017. The 2016/17 theme is “Embrace Cultural... Read More

Minister Marais launches 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Award categories

27 October 2016

On 27 October 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais launched the 2016/17 Read More

Call For Nominations For Cultural Affairs Awards To Be Officially Launched

26 October 2016

Media Alert: Call For Nominations for 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards To Be Officially Launched By Minister Marais   Read More

DCAS supports World Junior Table Tennis Championship

26 October 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) is proud to announce that it will be supporting the World Junior Table Tennis Championship from 30 November to 7 December 2016 at the Gra Read More

Western Cape Library Service supports LIASA Conference

19 October 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport supported the 17th  Library and Information Association of South Africa (LIASA) Conference that took place from 10 to14 October 2016 at the Durban International Convention Centre.  The theme Read More

Capetonians Honour Olympic Heroes With City Parade

19 October 2016

Cape Town buzzed with excitement and joy as citizens honoured South African homecoming Olympic and Paralympic heroes by taking them on an open bus parade through the Cape Town CBD on Monday, 17 October. Read More

Day Of Sporting Fun At Cape Winelands Better Together Games

19 October 2016

The Better Together Games in the Cape Winelands has become one of the highlights on the Western Cape Government (WCG) calendar, and this year’s event did not disappoint. Read More

Cape Winelands abuzz with Olympic Spirit at Annual Olympic Day

18 October 2016

On Saturday 15 October 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted an Olympic Day in Klapmuts, in partnership with the Western Cape Provincial Sports Confederation, Cape Wi Read More

Media Alert: Ceres Community To Receive Chess Tables From Minister Marais

13 October 2016

Tomorrow, 14 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will hand over chess tables to the Ceres community at their local library. Read More

West Coast Better Together Games kick off in a healthy spirit of competition

11 October 2016

On Friday, 7 October, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with Saldanha Bay Municipality hosted the West Coast Read More

Langa School To Receive Xhosa Chess Booklets From Minister Marais

10 October 2016

Tomorrow, 11 October 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marias will be handing over Xhosa chess booklets to Thembani Primary School in Langa. Read More

Professor Wilfried Lemke pays visit to MOD Centre

4 October 2016

On Wednesday, 28 September 2016, the United Nations’ special advisor for Sport Development and Peace, Professor Wilfried Lemke, paid a visit to the Bellville South Primary School’s MOD Centre. Read More

Eden District Better Together Games – bringing people together

4 October 2016

The De Jager Stadium in Oudtshoorn once again saw enthusiastic employees of the Western Cape Government participating in the annual Eden District edition of the Better Together Games hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sp Read More