News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Eden District’s young drama stars recognised by Zabalaza Festival

28 February 2019

The Eden Drama Festival came to an historic end on Saturday 23 February 2019, with five of the participating groups invited to perform at the Baxter Theatre’s annual Zabalaza Festival. Read More

South Africa's linguistic and cultural diversity celebrated

25 February 2019

Celebrating South Africa’s cultural and linguistic diversity was the focus as three spheres of the nation’s government partnered to commemorate Read More

Encouraging partnerships for sustainable sport development

25 February 2019

Working together to ensure a sustainable future for sport during the drought in the Western Cape was the message at the Sport Water Summit. Read More

Cape Winelands' young drama stars light up Ceres Town Hall

18 February 2019

Some of the Western Cape’s brightest young stage talents are a step closer to performing at the Zabalaza Festival and the KKNK after taking part in the Read More

Community Conversations well received by Moorreesburg participants

14 February 2019

A cross section of residents from Moorreesburg and surrounds were happy to have their voices heard on Wednesday, as the second of three Read More

Photo exhibit opens at house where Madiba was imprisoned

12 February 2019

The house that was once home to president Nelson Mandela will for the foreseeable future serve as home to 30 of the most iconic images of his lifetime, as part of an exhibition that opened at the Drakenstein Correctional Centre on Monday, 11... Read More

Socially and architecturally significant Rex Trueform declared heritage site

12 February 2019

The Rex Trueform Factory Complex in Salt River was officially unveiled as a provincial heritage site on Monday 11 February 2019, as a result of its economic, social and architectural significance to Cape Town. Read More

Athletes brave the hot sun to commemorate Madiba

11 February 2019

Runners of all fitness levels took part in the Read More

Residents to impact national policy through Community Conversations

11 February 2019

A group of Capetonians will have their voices heard by the presidency of South Africa after taking part in the first of three Nation Building and Social Cohesion Community Conversations events in 2019 on Friday 8 February. Read More

Media Alert: Madiba's prison release to be commemorated by Minister Marais

8 February 2019

Ahead of the 29th annual commemoration of Tata Madiba’s release from Victor Verster Prison on 11 February 1990, Minister Anroux Marais will officially celebrate his legacy while acknowledging our shared heritage in the coming days. Read More

Bartolomeu Dias Museum celebrates its 30th birthday

6 February 2019

On Saturday, 2 February 2019, the Bartolomeu Dias Museum celebrated its 30th birthday, almost 531 years to the day after the Portuguese explorer first set foot on South African soil. Read More