News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport | Western Cape Government

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Marais working to reopen vaccination registration at libraries

30 June 2021

In line with Regulation No 11299 of 27 June 2021, and as per the Adjusted Alert Level 4 announced by President Ramaphosa on 27 June 2021, the Department of Cultural Affairs has closed some of our facilities to members of the pu Read More

Minister Marais announces Mr Guy Redman as new HOD: Cultural Affairs and Sport

29 June 2021

It gives Minister Anroux Marais great pleasure to announce the appointment of Mr. Read More

WCG strengthens resolve to support our youth in a tough economy

28 June 2021

As Youth Month now draws to a close, we reflect on the challenges and opportunities facing young people in South Africa.  Read More

R1.3m boost for netball in Central Karoo and Eden districts

23 June 2021

Wrapping up the ceremonial cheque handovers to districts across the province in support of developing the code of netball through the 2023 Netball World Cup Legacy Programme, Minister Marais presented R300 000 and R1 005 00 Read More

Minister Marais mourns the loss of stage and screen icon Shaleen Surtie-Richards

7 June 2021

It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the passing of one of our country’s biggest names in the acting industry: the legendary Shaleen Surtie-Richards. Read More

Minister Marais attends training camp showcasing youth talent and leadership

7 June 2021

Launching Youth Month activities for the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS), Minister Marias attended the last of seven 3-day training workshops for 550 youth on the Read More

DCAS to submit reviewed Western Cape initiation risk adjusted plan

1 June 2021

On 24 March 2021, while under Alert Level 1, the Cabinet of the Western Cape had taken the decision to lift the suspension on initiation practices in the province as from 1 June 2021, subject to: Read More