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Premier Winde and Minister Marais empower Velddrift with new Noordhoek Library

16 February 2022

Today, following the 2022 State of the Province Address, together with Executive Mayor: Alderman Ray Van Rooyen, Premier Alan Winde and Minister Anroux Marais officially opened the new Noordhoek Public Library in Velddrif.< Read More

WCG mourns the passing of a great woman of the arts, Primrose Mrwebi

14 February 2022

It is with great sadness that we heard the news of the passing of Primrose Mrwebi, who for the last few years had played an important part in the Baxter theatre’s Zabalaza Theatre Festival as a facilitator and advisor. Read More

Premier Winde and Minister Marais to officially open new Noordhoek library

14 February 2022

On Tuesday, 15 February 2022, together with Executive Mayor, Alderman Ray van Rooy, the Bergriver Municipality and  Premier Alan Winde, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open the new Noordhoek Public Library in Velddri Read More

New Western Cape Language Committee takes up three year term

11 February 2022

On Thursday, 10 February 2022 the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) welcomed the new Western Cape Language C Read More

DCAS holiday programmes provide children with safe, enriching spaces

9 February 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport piloted a new Christmas Holiday Programme over this past December and January. Read More

Minister Marais calls on arts and culture practitioners to apply for funding

1 February 2022

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport has opened applications for Arts and Culture funding for the 2022/23 funding cycle. Read More