News and Speeches for Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport

Minister Meyer's Letter to the Editor on Heritage Day 2013

25 September 2013

What we need in South Africa at this time is cultural warmth. Cultural warmth is the creation of space for other cultures which will inspire (not criticise), respect (not label), value (not eliminate) and dignify (not diminish). Read More

Minister Meyer's Address at the Closing Ceremony of the Curro Durbanville Chess Open Tournament

14 September 2013

Address by Dr Ivan Meyer, Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, at the closing ceremony of the Curro Durbanville Chess Open Tournament on 14 September 2013 Read More

Minister Meyer's Address at the 2nd World Goju Ryu Championships

12 September 2013

Address delivered by the Western Cape Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport Dr Ivan Meyer at the welcome function of the 2nd World Goju Ryu Championships held on 12 September 2013 at the DF Malan Memorial Hall, Coetzenberg Sport Complex, University... Read More