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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Better Together Games lifts camaraderie, promotes healthy living in Eden region

30 September 2019

On Friday, 27 September 2019, Western Cape Government officials from the Eden District Municipality gathered in the interest of promoting physical health and team spirit at the Eden Better Together Games (BTG) in Oudtshoorn. Read More

Minister Marais to submit application to change Zonnebloem to District Six

30 September 2019

As we close Heritage Month 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will today submit the supported application to the National Minister of Arts and Culture, Minister Read More

Minister Marais appoints experts to assist with name changes

27 September 2019

On 27 September 2019, Western Cape Minister for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to promote sport participation in the Karoo

27 September 2019

This weekend Minister Anroux Marais will promote sporting participation at major events in the Karoo district. Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to promote cultural heritage significance tomorrow

25 September 2019

As we commemorate 50 years since the death of Imam Abdullah Haron, Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Al-Jaamia Masjid in Claremont.  Read More

MOD Production Skywalker thrills audiences

23 September 2019

On 20 and 21 September 2019, 47 learners from the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s ( Read More

Team spirit flies high at Cape Winelands Better Together Games

23 September 2019

With a windy and chilly start to the morning, the Cape Winelands Better Together Games (BTG) took place on 20 September at the Boland Park Sport Stadium in Worcester. Read More

DCAS celebrates Heritage Month by promoting mother tongue literature

20 September 2019

The value of indigenous language literature was highlighted on Friday 20 September 2019 when the Read More

Minister Marais to celebrate Bellville-South Library's 50th anniversary

17 September 2019

Tomorrow, 18 September 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the Bellville-South Library’s 50th anniversary celebration ceremony. Read More

Overberg BTG invests in corporate integration and productivity

16 September 2019

The Overberg District kickstarted the 2019 Better Together Games (BTG) series on 13 September 2019 at the Glaskasteel Sports Complex in Bredasdorp. Read More

Province's best sportspeople honoured at Western Cape Sport Awards

16 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, the Read More

Imam Abdullah Haron memorialised and celebrated in new travelling exhibition

13 September 2019

The life and legacy of anti-apartheid activist Iman Abdullah Haron will be celebrated in several venues around the Western Cape, following the unveiling of the new traveling exhibition. Read More

Western Cape Sportspeople to be honoured at the 2019 Sport Awards

13 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will honour athletes, administrators and coaching staff at the annual Provincial Sport Awards. Read More

Positive contribution by libraries to communities hailed at annual seminar

12 September 2019

The contribution by libraries to the upliftment of their communities was celebrated at the annual Read More

Municipal Libraries to receive R12.7m at Annual Provincial Seminar

11 September 2019

On 11 September 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the 2019 Western Cape Library Service Seminar in Cape Town. Read More

Western Cape Government mourns loss of iconic Springbok, Chester Williams

11 September 2019

It is with great sadness that we mourn the sudden loss of the legendary Chester Williams. Read More

Dedication to excellence celebrated at Cape Winelands Sports Awards

6 September 2019

The outstanding commitment of athletes to their sport as well as the promotion of sport in communities was awarded at the Cape Winelands District Sports Awards on 5 September 2019. Read More

Cape Winelands drama festival leg ends off on a high note

3 September 2019

Audiences were kept entertained while watching the productions of the drama groups from the Cape Winelands region this weekend as the Cape Winelands Drama Adjudication showcase took place on 31 August 2019 in McGregor. Read More

Indigenous Medicine exhibit encourages connectedness

2 September 2019

On 30 August 2019 Dr Mxolisi Dlamuka, Director of Museum Service at the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), launched the Indigenous Medicine at the Cape exhibition in Green Point. Read More