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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Marais Encourages All To Use 361 Provincial Library Centres

16 March 2016

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais launched National Library Week in Vredendal on Monday. Read More

Provincial Sport Awards Celebrate Excellence in Sport

14 March 2016

On Friday, 11 March 2016, the winners of the Provincial Sport Awards were announced at the Cape Sun H Read More

2016 WC Sport Awards: Minister Marais Honours Provincial Sporting Excellence

11 March 2016

Tomorrow,  11 March 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will present the annual provincial sport awards to esteemed sportspeople hailing from the Western Cape. Read More

Provincial Sport Awards Nominees Announced at Launch

9 March 2016

On Wednesday, 9 March 2016, the build up to the  Western Cape Provincial Sport Awards, kicked off with the announcement of the nominees at a media breakfast. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Sport Awards Media Launch

8 March 2016

Tomorrow, 9 March 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the media launch of the 2016 Provincial Sports Awards. Read More

Initiation Forums Consultative Meeting Discusses Upcoming Initiation Season

7 March 2016

Several groups of Initiation Forum chairpersons, members, practitioners and traditional leaders from the Western Cape came together on Saturday 5 March and Sunday 6 March 2016 for their annual Initiation Forums Consultative Meeting at the Okkie... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais Shoots off Cape Town Cycle Tour

4 March 2016

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS SHOOTS OFF CAPE TOWN CYCLE TOUR   On Sunday, 6 March 2016, 35 000 cyclists will line up to compete in the world’s largest timed cycle race in Cape Town. Read More

Minister Marais Officially Opens Hangberg Public Library

4 March 2016

On Thursday 3 March 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, officially opened the Hangberg Read More

Oral History Initiative Launched At Piketberg Library

2 March 2016

Another Oral History Initiative was launched by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Bergrivier Municipality on Monday 29 Februa Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais Declares March the Month of Cycling

1 March 2016

The month of March is the global highlight of each cyclist's calendar. It is during this month that cyclists from all over the world meet in the Western Cape to participate in premier cycling events. These events include: Read More

Long Serving Officials Honoured By Minister Marais

26 February 2016

On Wednesday, 24 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais presented Long Service Awards to officials of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Minister Marais Launches Western Cape Southern Stings Netball Team

23 February 2016

On Saturday 20 February 2016 the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, attended the launch of the Western Cape Southern Stings N Read More

Sports Academies Receive R150 000 From Minister Marais

17 February 2016

Yesterday, 16 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais officially handed over a total of R150 000 to the Endurocad Sports Academy and the Rugby Performance Centre Academy in Stellenbosch and Riebeek West,... Read More

First Day Of Arts Week Indaba Kicks Off

17 February 2016

The Arts Week Indaba, held over a period of four days and hosted by the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), started on Wednesday 17 February 2016 at the Cape Town Lodge Hotel Read More

Cheques Handed Over To Endurocad And RPC Academy In Support Of Sport

17 February 2016

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) handed over a cheque of R100 000 to Endurocad, a South African Endurance Academy, and R50 000 to the Rugb Read More

Great Enthusiasm At First Music And Career Workshop

9 February 2016

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has partnered with the Cape Town International Jazz Festival and the national Department of Arts and Culture Read More

Dias Museum Celebrates 27th Birthday

8 February 2016

On Wednesday 3 February 2016 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), in collaboration with the Bartolomeu Dias Museum Complex and Mosse Read More

Western Cape celebrates its diverse culture at annual Cultural Affairs Awards

4 February 2016

Entertainment by groups such as Die Nuwe Graskoue Trappers and the Little Giants Youth Group, singing, dancing, a rich cultural diversity showing through outfits and attitudes and an overall great atmosphere ensured the success of the momentus... Read More

Cultural Affairs Awards 2015/16: Minister Celebrates Colourful Culture

4 February 2016

On 3 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, delivered the keynote address at the annual provincial Cultural Affairs Awards ceremony in Paarl. Read More

Media Alert: Mossel Bay Dias Festival Officially Opened By Minister Marais

4 February 2016

Tomorrow, 5 February 2016, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais will officially open the Mossel Bay Dias Festival Read More

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