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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Central Karoo Abuzz With Launch Of Sport Academy

30 November 2016

On Saturday 26 November 2016, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport partnered by the Western Cape Provincial Sports Confederation and the Central Karoo Sports Council hosted the launch Read More

Sign Language Workshop A Hit At Paarl Hospital

30 November 2016

Increasing awareness around South African Sign Language and giving front line staff at the Paarl Hospital the skills to communicate with the Deaf community in Paarl was the aim of Read More

Eden Drama Festival Showcases Local Talent

29 November 2016

The Garden Route boasted plenty of local talent at the Eden Drama Festival finale in George on Saturday 26 November 2016. Read More

Roll-out of Oral History Initiative Continues in George

28 November 2016

The  Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport for the Western Cape, Anroux Marais, officiated at the roll-out of the Oral History Initiative in George on Read More

DCAS equips Cultural Councils at Capacity Workshops

25 November 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has begun capacity-building workshops for the Cultural Councils registered with the Western Cape Cultural Commission. The Cultural Councils represent various communities who share a common cultural... Read More

Stellenbosch Primary School to Receive Bicycles from Minister Marais

23 November 2016

Media Alert: Stellenbosch Primary School to Receive Bicycles from Global Cycle Team and Minister Marais Read More

Hard Work And Dedication Shine At Winelands Drama Finale

22 November 2016

Drama groups from across the Cape Winelands took part in the finale of the Cape Winelands Drama Festival on Saturday 19 November 2016 at the Maranatha Christian Centre in Johnson Park, Worcester. Read More

Oral History Initiative To Be rolled Out In George By Minister Marais

21 November 2016

Tomorrow, 22 November 2016, the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will officially roll out the Oral History Initiative in George. Read More

Dynamic Collaboration aims to Develop Songwriters in the province

16 November 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Music Exchange, hosted a songwriting workshop in Stellenbosch from 11 to 13 November 2016. Read More

All-Girls Team Presents SAFA Trophy to Minister Marais

16 November 2016

Today, 16 November 2016, Minister Anroux Marais was presented with the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament trophy, by the Western Cape U19 all-girl soccer team. The team were recently crowned champions of the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament, held in... Read More

Media Alert: SAFA Trophy to be presented to Minister Marais

15 November 2016

The Western Cape U19 all-girl provincial soccer team were recently crowned champions of the SAFA Interprovincial Tournament, held in the West Rand in October. Read More

Overberg Drama Festival Finale Shows Off Talented Youth

15 November 2016

Talented Overberg youth showed off their acting and drama skills in the finale of the Overberg Drama Festival. Read More

Call for 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards Nominations Closes 25 November 2016

14 November 2016

The call for 2016/17 Cultural Affairs Awards nominations is now open, with a closing date of 25 November 2016. Read More

EPWP Heritage Guides Introduce Learners To Dairy Products

8 November 2016

From 12 to 21 October 2016, museum educator Brenda Matsau and the heritage guides, trained through the Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP), gave dairy demonstrations to learners from 13 differ Read More

Media Statement: Leadership Excellence in After School Programming Awarded

8 November 2016

On Friday 4 November the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs and Sport, Ministers Schäfer and Marais, presented a new award at the provincial ceremony of the national teachers awards, titled Leadership Excellence in After School programming.  Read More

Media Alert: Indoni Dance Group Welcomed Home By Minister Marais

7 November 2016

MEDIA ALERT: INDONI DANCE GROUP WELCOMED HOME BY MINISTER MARAIS Read More

West Coast Municipality Receives Sporting Equipment From Minister Marais

1 November 2016

WEST COAST DISTRICT MUNICIPALITY RECEIVES SPORTING EQUIPMENT FROM MINISTER MARAIS    Yesterday, 31 October 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officially handed over sporting equipment in the West Coast District... Read More

YearBeyond Volunteers to Johannesburg for Social Innovation Challenge

1 November 2016

Ten YearBeyond programme volunteers were awarded an all-expenses paid trip to Johannesburg after claiming the top spot at the programme’s Social Innovation Challenge on 28 October 2016. Read More