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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Expression of Interest: Trophies: Arts, Culture, Heritage, Libraries & Archives Awards

11 September 2006

The Centre for Innovation is calling for an Expression of Interest from Western Cape Crafters to design in collaboration and produce 30 Trophies and 1 centre-piece Trophy for the Arts, Culture, Heritage, Libraries & Archives Awards as... Read More

Introduction to Members of the Interim Western Cape Musicians' Association

24 July 2006

The Minister of the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport: and Recreation, Mr. Whitey Jacobs, cordially invites you to an information session for musicians or relevant persons in the music industry. Read More

Sport and Recreation Pleased with 2010 Progress

4 July 2006

In exactly 48 months from now, all soccer enthusiasts globally, will pay attention to South Africa - when the country hosts the FIFA World Cup spectacle. Government, in particular Sport and Recreation South Africa (SRSA), is pleased with the... Read More

MEC Jacobs Urges Soccer Fans to Support Vasco

24 May 2006

In a yet another demonstration of commitment by the Provincial Government to improve the culture of support for Cape Town based professional teams, MEC Jacobs has pledged a 1000 tickets to local fans to enable them to attend the 2nd round match... Read More

Cape Metropole Musicians Urged to Attend Workshop

22 May 2006

The Western Cape Musicians Associations will be hosting its first feedback session on Thursday, 25th May 2006 from 12:30 to 14:30, at the Baxter Theater. This is for all musicians based in the Cape metropole region. Read More

Media Alert: MEC Jacobs Budget Speech Briefing for 2006/2007

17 May 2006

You are invited to a briefing by MEC Jacobs on the highlights and key deliverables in his budget speech for the current financial year. Date: Monday, 22 May 2006 Read More

International Museum Day to be Celebrated at Worcester and Beaufort West

16 May 2006

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will celebrate the International Museum Day at the Worcester and Beaufort West Museums respectively on 18 May 2006. Read More

Conference Redefines Western Cape Heritage

14 May 2006

The constitution of the Republic of South Africa came under scrutiny during group discussions at the Heritage Consultative Conference held at the Nelson Mandela Gateway to Robben Island on 13 May 2006. Read More

Western Cape Defines Preservation Plan for Endangered Heritage

10 May 2006

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport in conjunction with the National Heritage Council (NHC) will host a Heritage Consultative Conference on Saturday, 13 May 2006 from 09h00 to 19h00 at the Gateway to Robben Island, Clock Tower... Read More

Provincial Event for Freedom Day

25 April 2006

This is a reminder that the Provincial Government, in colloboration with Malibongwe Women's Movement, will celebrate the Freedom Day at Athlone Civic Centre. Read More

Scholarship Awarded to Babalwa Ndleleni-Ramatlapo

8 April 2006

Western Cape MEC For Cultural Affairs and Sport, Whitey Jacobs announced a high performance scholarship programme awarded to Babalwa Ndleleni-Ramatlapo. Read More

Provincial Sport Awards

3 April 2006

The Annual Western Cape Sport Awards will be held in Stellenbosch on April 07, 2006 at the Van Der Stel Sport Complex. Read More

Condolences to Mackenzie Family

1 April 2006

"We have learnt with great shock the untimely death of a promising and rising local rugby player, Immanuel Mackenzie, who apparently collapsed and died during a rugby match yesterday. Read More

MEC to Hand Sports Equipment Over to Cape Flats Schools

20 February 2006

MEC Mzonke "Whitey" Jacobs will on Wednesday February 22, 2006 hand over sports equipment valued at thousands of rands to the Mitchell's Plain, Nyanga, Philippi and Gugulethu clusters in an effort to capacitate schools for competitive sport. Read More

Launch of the 50th Commemoration of the Women's March to the Union Buildings in Pretoria (1956)

19 February 2006

2006 has been declared the "Year of the Women in South Africa". Its significance arises from the fact that it marks the 50th anniversary of the womens' march to the Union Buildings on 9 August 1956. Read More

Government to Deliver a New Home of Football for Central Karoo Region

14 February 2006

In a demonstration of commitment to service delivery, MEC Jacobs will hand over an upgraded sport facility, the Rustdene stadium, to the Central Karoo region at a fitting function on Saturday February 18, 2006. Read More

Launch of the Social Incubator Programme

8 February 2006

Thank you very much Programme Director. Honourable Cameroon Dugmore, MEC for Education Chairperson of the Standing Committee, Ms Joyce Witbooi Honourable Members of the Standing Committee Heads of Department Councillors present, leaders of our... Read More

Launch of Strategy To Engage Learners After School Hours

7 February 2006

In a first for the Western Cape, MEC Jacobs will launch the Social Incubator Programme - a strategy aimed at empowering and engaging learners after school hours as a Departmental contribution to the Provincial Social Capital strategy. Read More

Big Plans to Revive School Sport to be Unveiled

22 January 2006

MEC Jacobs will on Wednesday, January 25, announce comprehensive plans to resuscitate ailing sport at schools across the province. Read More