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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Province's best sportspeople honoured at Western Cape Sport Awards

16 September 2019

On Saturday, 14 September 2019, the 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

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

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

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


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