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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

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

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

WC Netball Development Tournament to be officially opened by Minister Marais

29 August 2019

MEDIA ALERT:  WC NETBALL DEVELOPMENT TOURNAMENT TO BE OFFICIALLY OPENED BY MINISTER MARAIS  Read More

DCAS dance teacher training programme sets Saldanha ablaze

27 August 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport’s (DCAS) pilot Dance Teacher Training Programme came to a thrilling end on 23 August 2019 with the hosting of the “Dans die Weskus aan die Brand” (Dance the West Coast Ablaze) dance showcase at the Read More

DCAS Women’s Month celebration gives elders an opportunity to share wisdom

26 August 2019

Preserving, renewing and developing the culture and tradition of indigenous storytelling was the aim as the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) hosted a Women’s Month celebration in Langa on Thursday, 22 August 2019. Read More

Central Karoo’s top sportspeople honoured by DCAS

26 August 2019

The promotion and development of sport and recreation in the Central Karoo continued on Friday, 23 August 2019, as the region’s top sportspeople, administrators and officials were recognised by the Read More

Eden District’s top performers recognised at Sports Awards

23 August 2019

The Eden District’s top sportsmen and women could be set for provincial recognition after being honoured at the annual Eden District Sports Awards which took place on Thursday night. Read More

Media Statement: Rocklands Community Complex now a Provincial Heritage Site

20 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais today officially unveiled the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands Community hall in... Read More

Media Alert: Rocklands Community Hall to receive Provincial Heritage Site plaque

19 August 2019

In commemoration of the historical meeting of 20 August 1983 which led to the establishment of the United Democratic Front (UDF), Minister Anroux Marais will tomorrow officially unveil the Provincial Heritage Site plaque at the Rocklands C Read More

Minister Marais commends empowering Youth Development Programmes on the ground

15 August 2019

Yesterday, 14 August 2019, Minister Anroux Marais engaged with youth development programmes creating a positive sense of belonging and sustainable empowerment as an alternate to the social ills plaguing the communities of Athlone, Bellvill Read More

Eluxolweni and Gansbaai libraries reopen after major upgrades

14 August 2019

Residents of Gansbaai and Eluxolweni, Pearly Beach will now have access to a greater range of books and more computers after upgrades to two libraries were unveiled by the Western Cape Depa Read More

Minister Anroux Marais to launch 60 Day Countdown to Voet Van Afrika Marathon

12 August 2019

Tomorrow, 13 August 2019, as sponsoring partner, Minister Anroux Marais will attend the 60 Day Countdown Press Conference launching the 2019 Voet Van Afrika Marath Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais to open two new libraries in Overstrand

12 August 2019

Tomorrow, 13 August 2019, Minister Anroux Marais will officially open two new libraries in the Overstrand Municipality: one in Eluxoweni and the other in Gansbaai. Read More

WC Para Athletes return with 13 of the 22 medals won in Switzerland

6 August 2019

MEDIA STATEMENT: WC PARA ATHLETES RETURN WITH 13 OF THE 22 MEDALS WON AT THE WORLD PARA ATHLETICS JUNIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Read More

Indigenous Languages Dialogue supports unified continent

5 August 2019

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport ( Read More

Overberg shows off sporting superstars

29 July 2019

Local sportsmen and women were celebrated for their outstanding achievements at the annual Overberg Sport Awards on Saturday, 27 July. Read More

Western Cape Language Committee welcomes new members

26 July 2019

On 25 July 2019, three new members were inducted into the ranks of the Western Cape Language Committee (WCLC.)  Read More

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