The Magaliesberg Biosphere and the Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy celebrated living naturally in the Biosphere. The Festival was presented by the Magaliesberg Biosphere Initiative and Rhenosterspruit Nature Conservancy both working to encourage the sustainable use of a natural area of great significance and value.
For hundreds of thousands of years a succession of societies, each with its own culture and technology, has inhabited these mountains.
The archaeological interest of this region is as important as that of the wildlife. It provides glimpses into the long unwritten history of southern Africa and the early development of mankind. This was the environment which moulded the evolution of the earliest hominids.