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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Media Alert: Saldanha Bay Rugby Clubs to receive equipment from Minister Marais

16 October 2018

Tomorrow, 17 October 2018, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, Anroux Marais, will present sporting equipment to clubs in the Saldanha Bay Municipality. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Marais to roll out Oral History Initiative in Worcester

15 October 2018


Media Alert: 40th Foot of Africa Marathon to be officiated by Minister Marais

11 October 2018

Tomorrow, 12 October 2018, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will deliver the keynote address at the 2018 Foot of Africa Marathon Gala Din Read More

DCAS Drama concludes its development aspect

10 October 2018

The weekend of 6 October 2018 saw the conclusion of the development aspect of the Read More

Sharing and understanding at the 15th National Oral History Conference

10 October 2018

The 15th Annual National Oral History Conference was officially launched on 9 October 2018 at the Milnerton Library. Read More

Media Alert: Minister Anroux Marais to promote cultural affairs in Vredenburg

10 October 2018

Tomorrow, 11 October 2018, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Anroux Marais will officially launch the Weskus Struggle Stories, an oral history initiative led by the Stigting vir die Bem Read More

Local youth introduced to Olympic values

2 October 2018

On Saturday, 29 September 2018, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) in partnership with the Cape Town Sport Council hosted the Olympic Day at the Greens Sports Groun Read More

Teamwork and smiles at Eden Better Together Games

1 October 2018

Western Cape Government employees from across the Eden region, as well as local municipalities staff and Infantry School, the South African National Defence Force (SANDF), Correctional Services and the South African Police Service attended and took... Read More

Hostel 33 declared Provincial Heritage Site

25 September 2018

On Monday, 24 September 2018, Read More

Media Alert: Lwandle Migrant Labour Museum to receive Heritage plaque

20 September 2018


DCAS awarded for work with EPWP

19 September 2018

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) recently received an award for the effective implementation of the Expanded Public Works Prog Read More

Eden shows off acting talents in Drama Festival

18 September 2018

Drama groups from the Eden region put their drama talents in action this weekend as the Eden Drama Festival came to an end. Read More

Encouragement for libraries at Municipal Support seminar

14 September 2018

The Municipal Support Services of the Western Cape Library Service (WCLS) held the first day of its annual seminar on 13 September 2018. Read More

Eden drama kicks off with a bang

12 September 2018

On 8 September 2018 the first leg of the Eden drama festival took place in the George Arts theatre in a very rainy George. Read More

New library opens in Groendal

12 September 2018

The community of Groendal in Franschhoek celebrated the opening of a new state of the art library on 7 September 2018. Read More

Library Service awarded for National Book Week programme

11 September 2018

On Friday 7 September 2018 the Western Cape Library Service (WCLS) received an award from the South African Book Development Council (SABDC) at the South African Book Fair in Newtown, Johannesburg. Read More

Promoting Olympic values in the West Coast

10 September 2018

On Thursday 6 September 2018 the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport hosted an Olympic roadshow which was held at St. Helena Primary School in St. Helena Bay as part of the 2018 Olympic roadshows.  Read More