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Arts, culture and sports practitioners encouraged to apply to national Relief Fund

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The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant effect on individuals in both the arts and sporting spheres. The lockdown regulations have led to individuals employed in these fields having to face a loss of income over the next few weeks and months.  The Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) encourages all practitioners in the fields of arts, culture, sport and recreation to apply for assistance from the recently announced Relief Fund from the National Department of Sports, Arts and Culture.

Cultural Facilities Usage Policy

Cultural Affairs (Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport, Western Cape Government)
The purpose of the Cultural Facilities Usage Policy is to provide a systematic framework for the usage, reservation and payment processes of the cultural facilities of the Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS).

Draft National Policy on the Repatriation and Restitution of Human Remains and Heritage Objects

Heritage Resources (Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport, Western Cape Government)

Drama Programme

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The Western Cape Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) promotes safe and healthy initiation through its initiation guidelines, the development of appropriate infrastructure at initiation sites and by involving custodians throughout the province. It also draws on the intellectual capacity of cultural and medical practitioners.