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

News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Heritage Month Events

7 September 2005

MEC Whitey Jacobs on Thursday, 8 September unveiled the month-long activities of the Department aimed at celebrating the Heritage Month at a function attended by stakeholders. Read More

New Western Cape Cultural Commission

30 August 2005

"The term of office of the Western Cape Cultural Commission (WCCC) expires today, 31 August 2005 following a six-month extension period. Read More

Western Cape to Host National Indigenous Games

29 August 2005

The Western Cape government will be hosting the 2nd National Indigenous Games Festival at the De Jager Stadium in Oudtshoorn from 2-3 September 2005. Read More

Indigenous Games Festival 2005

22 August 2005

South Africa, with its multi-cultural diversity, offers its people opportunities to interact and draw energy and inspiration from varied experiences that present limitless possibilities. Read More

World Anti-Doping African Regional Office Launched

16 August 2005

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) was officially inaugurated in its African regional office in Cape Town on Tuesday, August 16 2005. Read More

Welcome to Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport Website

26 July 2005   Read More

Western Cape Sports Academy for the Disabled on the Cards

14 July 2005

In a first for South Africa, the Western Cape MEC for Cultural Affairs and Sport, Chris Stali will on Monday 18 July 2005 sign a Memorandum of Agreement with the University of Stellenbosch on campus marking the establishment of a sports institute... Read More

Postponement of Signing of Memorandum of Agreement with Stellebosch University

14 July 2005

Please be informed that due to a technicality the ceremony planned for Monday, 18 July 2005 at the Universiy of Stellenbosch has now been cancelled. The event will take place at a later date (still to be decided) and the media will be advised of the... Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport Launched Literature Exhibition in Khayelitsha

13 June 2005

Approximately 500 teachers, learners, writers and publishers from across the Metropole braved the wet weather to attend the literature exhibition, which forms part of the IsiXhosa Awareness Week at O.R Tambo hall. Read More

Western Cape Youth Day Celebrations

1 June 2005

The Western Cape Provincial Government and the City of Cape Town have joined forces in organizing Youth Day Celebrations for June 16 at the Bellville Velodrome. Read More

Media Alert: Western Cape Government to Hold Freedom Day Celebrations at George, in the Southern Cape

24 April 2005

The Western Cape government has selected the town of George in the Southern Cape for provincial Freedom Day celebrations. This colourful and yet dignified event fitting for the day will take place at Rosemoore stadium in George on Wednesday, 27... Read More

Call for Comment: Draft Cultural Policy

13 March 2005

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport is currently busy with a cultural transformation process. One of the main objectives is to develop a cultural policy. Read More

Media Invitation to Provincial Sports Awards

6 March 2005

The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport will be hosting its annual Provincial Sport Awards on the 12 March 2005 at the Poduim Hall, Cape Town Civic Center. Read More

Western Cape Launched Language Policy

21 February 2005

The Premier of the Western Cape, Ibrahim Rasool and the MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and REcreation, Chris Stali launched the Western Cape Language Policy last night, giving official recognition to all three languages of the province, English,... Read More

Draft Cultural Policy: Workshops in the Rural Areas

21 February 2005

This process sets outs to review existing policies on Arts, Culture and Heritage presently being utilized by the Provincial Government of the Western Cape, Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport. Read More

Media Alert: MEC to Launch Western Cape Language Policy

14 February 2005

MEC for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation Launches the Western Cape Language Policy, on 21 February 2005 Read More

Siyadlala Mass Sport Participation Programme Launched in Khayelitsha

5 December 2004

Minister for Cultural Affairs, Sport and Recreation, Chris Stali, officially launched the Western Cape Siyadlala Mass participation programme at Site C Stadium in Khayelitsha on Saturday, 4th December 2004. Siyadlala is a national project of... Read More

International Disability Sports Day and Launch of Western Cape Disability Sports Body

29 November 2004

Approximately 600 disabled and mentally challenged athletes of the Western Cape will take part in Disability Sports Day to be held at Vygieskraal Stadium, in Rylands, Cape Town on Thursday, 2 December 2004 to coincide with the international day for... Read More