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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Minister Meyer Speaking at Klapmuts Primary School Public Library Inauguration

21 August 2011

On Thursday, 18 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be delivering the keynote address at the inauguration of the public library at Klapmuts Primary School (Paarl area). Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Speak at 2011 SPAR National Netball Championships

4 August 2011

On Tuesday, 9 August 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be speaking at the 2011 SPAR National Netball Championships. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport on the Passing of Brian Gaffney

26 July 2011

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport notes the sad passing of sport journalist, Brian Gaffney - a former Cape Herald journalist and protégé of Ted Doman and the late Lennie Kleintjies. Read More

Minister Meyer Gives Robben Island Museum Positive Reviews

26 July 2011

On Tuesday, 26 July 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, accompanied the National Portfolio Committee on Arts and Culture on an oversight visit to the Robben Island Museum. Read More

Club Development Mandela Day Celebration

17 July 2011

DCAS in conjunction with the City of Cape Town handed over kit and equipment to clubs within the Atlantis area on Mandela Day, 18 July 2011, at the Robinvale Sports Complex which the City of Cape Town made available for the momentous occasion. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Host the Western Cape's IAAF Youth Champions

12 July 2011

On Thursday, 14 July 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will breakfast with the participants from the Western Cape who took part in the IAAF World Youth Championships. Read More

Draft National Sport Plan Released for Comment

22 June 2011

The National Department of Sport and Recreation recently released its Draft National Sport Plan for comment. Sport and recreation bodies, as well as the general public, are invited to comment. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch Montagu Museum's "Medicinal Plant" Travelling Exhibition

20 June 2011

On Tuesday, 21 June 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be launching the Montagu Museum's "Medicinal Plant" travelling exhibition. Read More

Western Cape Amateur Boxing versus British Royal Navy Boxing

17 June 2011

The Western Cape Amateur Boxing Organisation recently hosted the British Royal Navy Boxing Association at a tournament held at the Wynberg Military Sports Academy. Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

14 June 2011

On Wednesday, 15 June 2011, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

Media Alert: Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Supports World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

13 June 2011

On Wednesday, 15 June 2011, the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will host World Elder Abuse Awareness Day at the Bonteheuwel Civic Centre. Read More

View Lunar Eclipse at the Taalmonument

7 June 2011

The only total lunar eclipse visible from South Africa during 2011 will take place on Wednesday, 15 June 2011. The most spectacular part of the eclipse will happen from 20:25 when one side of the moon will start to darken as it moves into the earth'... Read More

Minister Meyer Warns Learners of the Dangers of Performance-Enhancing Drugs

6 June 2011

As a result of recent reports relating to performance-enhancing drug abuse in schools, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, has issued a stern warning to learners. Read More

Media Alert: Ivan Meyer and Tim Noakes to Hand over Kit for WP Transplant Athletes

5 June 2011

On Monday, 6 June 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, and Professor Tim Noakes, will be handing over the official kit colours to the Western Province Transplant Sports Association athletes, who will be... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Attend World Cup Legacy "Dreamfields Project" at Ajax Cape Town's Ikamva

26 May 2011

On Saturday, 28 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be delivering the keynote address at the "Dreamfields Project/Life Zone" Youth Development Sports Day. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Open Africa Day Celebrations at Artscape

24 May 2011

On Wednesday, 25 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape and responsible for International Relations, will open the Africa Day celebrations at the Artscape. Read More

Minister Ivan Meyer Applauds "FIFA Legacy" Street Soccer Programme

12 May 2011

On Thursday, 12 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, visited the Kia Street Soccer Programme and Coaching Clinic in Grassy Park to see how private businesses and passionate people are driving youth... Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Hand over R455 000 to Sport Federations

11 May 2011

On Thursday, 12 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be handing over R455 000 to 23 Boland sport federations.These funds will assist federations to build capacity within their ranks, to purchase equipment and to... Read More

Minister Meyer to Visit National Neighbourhood Street Soccer Programme

11 May 2011

On Thursday, 12 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, will be visiting the National Neighbourhood Street Soccer Programme in Grassy Park. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Meyer to Launch National Archives Week

8 May 2011

On Monday, 9 May 2011, Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, will be launching National Archives Week at the Western Cape Provincial Archives on Roeland Street. Read More

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