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News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

DCAS Supports the PinkDrive in Gugulethu

9 November 2010

Does the term "pimp your shoes at a pimping station" make sense to you? If it is linked to the Discovery Cape Times Big Walk and the PinkDrive, it definitely will. Read More

Vote for Table Mountain

8 November 2010

You are invited to participate in the Official New7Wonders of Nature through a global election. More than 100 million votes were cast during the first campaign. This time it is about raising our natural heritages to the same status of appreciation... Read More

South Afican Fishing Industry Sports Tournament

8 November 2010

Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, assisted by the newly appointed CEO of South African Rugby, Jurie Roux, opened the annual SA Fishing Industry Sports Tournament on Friday, 29 October. Read More

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes

21 October 2010

Triumph For South African Disabled Athletes Read More

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition

20 October 2010

Ukwakana School Uniform Design Competition. Read More

Overberg Arts Week

20 October 2010

Overberg Arts Week Read More

Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Dr Ivan Meyer, on Heritage Day 2010.

27 September 2010

The management of heritage in the country and the province, in particular is governed in terms of the provisions of the National Heritage Resources Act (Act 25 of 1999). Read More

Media Alert: Sporting Equipment Handover

26 September 2010

Nineteen clubs in the West Coast will receive R60 000 worth of sporting equipment as part of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport's bid to improve, assist and sustain clubs in the West Coast. Read More

Media Alert: Heritage Week

20 September 2010

In commemoration of Heritage Month, under the theme "Celebrating South Africa's Living Human Treasures -The Custodians of our Living Heritage", the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) has partnered with Iziko Museum to host a Heritage... Read More

Provincial Minister urges continued support for local football

15 September 2010

"Continue to support football Friday". These are the words of new Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Dr Ivan Meyer, on the eve of Ajax Cape Towns clash with Platinum Stars on Friday, 17 September 2010 at the iconic Cape Town Stadium. Read More

Media Alert: Women defend their safety

15 August 2010

Women's safety is high priority this month and as part of their programs honouring women this Women's Month, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport, City of Cape Town and SAPS will, on Tuesday 17 August 2010 at 10h00 at the Hanover Park... Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner to Visit Initiation Site in Langa

11 August 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr. Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow Thursday 12 August 2010 be visiting the amaXhosa initiation site, in Langa. Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner Calls On All Capetonians to Support Local Soccer

10 August 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr. Sakkie Jenner has called upon all Capetonians to support local soccer.Jenner's call follows the announcement that two matches will be played at the New Cape Town Stadium on 27... Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner Appoints New Council of Heritage Western Cape

4 August 2010

Minister Sakkie Jenner Appoints New Council of Heritage Western Cape Read More

Media Release: Rocklands Villa, Woodstock

25 July 2010

Media Release: Rocklands Villa, Roodebloem Road, Woodstock, Cape Town Read More

Minister Sakkie Jenner to Welcome World Choir Games Champions Back to Cape Town

19 July 2010

The Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner will tomorrow morning be welcoming home the Tygerberg Children's Choir, as well as the Stellenbosch University Choir, after they won four first places at the 6th... Read More

Media Alert: Sign Language Seminar

14 July 2010

Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Sakkie Jenner, will be hosting a sign language seminar in Cape Town. Read More

DCAS spends 67 Minutes at Tygerberg Hospital on International Nelson Mandela Day

11 July 2010

Madiba will be celebrating his 92nd birthday on 18 July this year. During November 2009, his birthday was officially named Nelson Mandela International Day by the UN General Assembly. Read More

Temporary Closure of Beaufort West Museum

7 July 2010

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport and the Board of Trustees of the Beaufort West Museum announces the closure of the Beaufort West Museum for construction during the period 14 July to 31 September 2010. Read More

Media Statement: Sakkie Jenner on passing of Robbie Jansen

7 July 2010

It is with a great sense of loss that the Provincial Minister of Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Mr Sakkie Jenner, learnt of the passing of Cape Town Jazz Maestro, Robbie Jansen. Read More

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