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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Congratulations to our history-making Momentum Proteas

27 February 2023

The South African Women’s Cricket team made history this weekend by becoming the first SA team to progress to the final of a Cricket World Cup. Although they ended in second place after a tough match against Australia, we are so proud of what they... Read More

End of an Era: We mourn the loss of Jerry Watt

10 February 2023

It is with great sadness that we have heard of the death of Jerry Watt, the well known singer who was part of The Rockets, one of our longest running local bands. Read More

Future of women’s sport looks bright as we host the opening match of World Cup

10 February 2023

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is proud to be supporting the hosting of the T20 Women’s Cricket World Cup in South Africa this year. We look forward to seeing large crowds supporting the matches played at Newlands and Boland Park in... Read More

Members of the public called to nominate candidates for museum governing bodies

5 February 2023

Members of the public are invited to nominate candidates who could serve on the on the governing bodies of affiliated museums for a three-year term, ending 31 October 2025. Read More

Minister Marais saddened to hear of tragic death of young Stellenbosch FC player

5 February 2023

It is with great sadness that we have heard the news of the untimely death of Stellenbosch Football Club player, Oshwin Andries.   Read More

Conference looks forward to a bumper year of major events in the Western Cape

3 February 2023

On Friday, 3 February 2023, the Western Cape Events Forum hosted the Cape of Great Events conference in Cape Town, which spotlighted the growth of large events being hosted in the province in the coming year.    Read More

Minister Marais calls on public to nominate Provincial Heritage sites

2 February 2023

The Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, would like to encourage members of the public to nominate heritage resources in the Western Cape as Provincial Heritage Sites.    Read More