News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Hard working museums get financial boost from DCAS

28 June 2018

Western Cape museums, which form part of the largest museum service in South Africa, received a welcome financial boost from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) on 27 June 2018. The cheque handover took place at a gala event at the... Read More

Media Statement: Cultural Affairs and Sport: foundation of nation building

21 June 2018

As we celebrate the centenary of Tata Madiba we are reminded of his strong belief that “our human compassion binds us, the one to the other, not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope... Read More

New library facility opens in Tesselaarsdal

19 June 2018

On 15 June 2018, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais and the Executive Mayor of Theewaterskloof Municipality, Councillor Christelle Vosloo, opened the new library facility Read More

Archives celebrates #IAD18 with the Paarl community

11 June 2018

On 8 June 2018, the Western Cape Archives and Records Service of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) celebrated   Read More

Minister Anroux Marais welcomes new members of WC Language Committee

4 June 2018

On 9 May 2018, the Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC) welcomed three new members who will contribute to the work being done to promote the Language Act in the Western Cape. Read More

Museum Route Website Shows Unlimited Options

4 June 2018

On 1 June 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, through its Museum Service, launched a new mobile-friendly website (http://www.c Read More