News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Speech delivered by Dr Ivan Meyer at the 2011 Sport Legends Awards

14 December 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, legends, colleagues, these awards have become one of the annual highlights for me, and it gives me great pleasure to once again meet and dine with the Western Cape's sporting legends. Read More

Launch of Afrikaans Space Dictionary

5 October 2011

Ladies and gentlemen, astronautical language practitioners, engineers and specialists, it is a great honour for me to be here today, as culture meets science with the launch of an Afrikaans Space Dictionary. Read More

Cape Town Cycle Tour Trust Thank You Dinner Speech

27 May 2011

Ladies and gentleman, rotarians, Pedal Power associates, department officials, and sponsors, organisers and friends of the Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour, welcome and thank you for being my guests here this evening. Read More

Bicentennial of the Establishment of the Town of George

10 May 2011

Good evening and thank you for joining us tonight and for giving me the opportunity to speak to you as we celebrate a truly momentous occasion, one that obviously only comes along once every 200 years. Read More

Minister Meyer at the Launch of National Archives Week

8 May 2011

Good morning, and welcome to the Provincial Archives. During my first few weeks as Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport in the Western Cape, I made a point of visiting the Archives, as without them our history would be forgotten. Read More

Safe Cycling Breakfast Speech

22 April 2011

Sport is as synonymous with South Africa as is the acceptance that we are a major international tourism destination. When people see Table Mountain, they remember the Springboks, Bafana Bafana and the Proteas. Read More

Opening of the 2011 International Ice Hockey Championships

10 April 2011

Without sport, an education is incomplete, a life is unbalanced and a body is not challenged. Read More

Dr Ivan Meyer Delivers Speech at District Six Museum

5 April 2011

The Important Role of Museums in Our Communities Read More

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 13)

22 March 2011

Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport: Budget Speech 2011/2012 (Vote 13) Read More

Launch of National Library Week

13 March 2011

"In the case of good books, the point is not how many of them you can get through, but rather how many can get through to you." This was written by Mortimer Jerome Adler born in 1902, an American author and philosopher. Read More

Western Cape Cultural Awards 2011 Speech

10 February 2011

Good evening, and welcome to the 2011 Western Cape Cultural Awards. Read More