Ondarreta Beach will be the backdrop for a large festival that aims to bring the environment closer to the public. It is a festival which caters to every taste, where people can take part in workshops and games or buy delicious, healthy produce. All to the sound of music. All of this encourages us to develop a more sustainable relationship with the natural environment. Before the festival takes place, there will be geowalks along the coast and a coastguard platform will also be set up at the same time to get the public more involved in protecting the sea. What is Itsasfest? It’s a celebration of our surroundings. An event for reflecting on the environment and how we relate to it. Itsasfest is a festival for having fun and learning. It is a place for experts to meet with the public. An educational and recreational space which will bring together bands, environmental experts and over forty activities including workshops, talks, concerts, exhibitions, tasting sessions with local homemade food and artwork. Where is it happening? Saturday 27 August at Ondarreta. If weather conditions are poor, the activities will be taking place in Tabakalera. The event will begin at 11:00 and end around midnight.