News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

West Coast museums receive welcome financial boost from DCAS

18 April 2019

Museums on the Cape West Coast received a significant financial boost on Wednesday, when a cheque handover ceremony was hosted by the Read More

New Louwville BMX track nearing completion

18 April 2019

The residents of Louwville will soon be able to make use of their very own BMX track. Read More

Sports fixtures to continue in Vredenburg after complex gets new borehole

18 April 2019

The Vredenburg Sports Grounds will be unaffected by any continuation of the Western Cape drought following the opening of a new borehole at the facility on Wednesday. Vredenburg and other towns in the Saldanha Bay Municipality were some of the... Read More

Western Cape sports funding allocations now close to R8.5 million

18 April 2019

Athletes and sportspeople on the West Coast are set to benefit, after the Read More

Minister Marais to present funding to West Coast sport development and museums

17 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT:  MINISTER MARAIS TO PRESENT FUNDING TO SPORT DEVELOPMENT AND MUSEUMS IN WEST COAST    On 17 April 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will present the budgeted appropriation to the sport council and affiliated museums in the West Coast... Read More

History of Knysna preserved through launch of Oral History Initiative

17 April 2019

The history of Knysna and its people will be preserved for all to enjoy for generations to come with the launch of the Read More

Minister Marais opens new exhibition at Franschhoek Museum

17 April 2019

On Saturday 13 April 2019 Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Read More

Municipalities to receive sport facility funding from Minister Marais

15 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MUNICIPALITIES TO RECEIVE SPORT FACILITY FUNDING FROM MINISTER MARAIS Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to roll out Oral History Initiative in Knysna

15 April 2019

MEDIA ALERT: MINISTER MARAIS TO OFFICIALLY ROLL OUT ORAL HISTORY INITIATIVE IN KNYSNA Read More

Cradle of Human Culture traces a journey 100 000 years into the past

12 April 2019

Western Cape visitors and locals will soon be able to journey back to the “origins and development of human culture” following the launch of the Read More

New borehole to keep Napier’s sport fields green and usable

10 April 2019

Fields at the Napier Sports Complex will in future be unaffected by the continuing drought in the Western Cape, with construction of a new borehole set to start in the coming days. Read More

Overberg sports federations receive financial backing from DCAS

10 April 2019

Sports federations in the Overberg received a financial boost on Tuesday when the Western Cape Department of Read More

Museums get financial boost for 2019

5 April 2019

Museums from across the Cape Winelands region received a welcome financial boost from the Read More

Media alert: Minister Marais to present funding to sport development and museums

3 April 2019

Tomorrow, 4 April 2019, will be the first of 6 ceremonial cheque handovers in which Minister Anroux Marais will present the budgeted appropriation to sport councils and affiliated museums in the province. Read More

Cultural Affairs and Sport: Integral response to the 4th Industrial Revolution

27 March 2019

Today, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais delivered the Department’s 2019/20 Read More