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What to do on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June

A new weekend in June is finally upon us. The capital welcomes new summer occasions, music is a great hero and there is no shortage of appointments for taste in the city and its surroundings.

What to do on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June in Rome

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June will be a lively weekend for everyone. It’s a weekend of great returns, with “Lungo il Tevere… Roma” and “L’Isola del Cinema” on the Tiber Island. Great music fills the capital’s most important spaces, from the Olympic Stadium that will house the duo Venditti-De Gregori, to the Auditorium Parco della Musica where there will be Rocco Hunt for the 2022 Rome Summer Festival. The Rock in Roma program also continues with Gimitaiz at Capannelle Hippodrome and more music at Casa del Jazz with Giovanni Guidi and Furio Di Castri.

Yes good music, but also good food with many food and wine events around the city: from Rome Hortus Vini to the Botanical Garden, to Anzio Street Food for those who want to head towards the sea. There is no shortage of cultural events and those dedicated to cinema.

So here’s what to do in Rome on the weekend of June 18-19:

Vendetti and de Gregory at the Olympic Stadium

The long-awaited event has finally arrived. Antonello Vendetti and Francesco de Gregory will be together, at the Olympic Stadium, in a concert scheduled for Saturday, June 18. The songwriters will thrill the audience with a non-repetitive show, giving a new look to the greatest songs, the songs that have entered people’s hearts, in people’s stories, which are the soundtracks of entire generations. To join them on stage, an exceptional troupe will bring to life a unique and extraordinary sound. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

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Along the Tiber…Rome

The upcoming event will be the first weekend of one of the emblematic events of Roman summer: along the Tiber…Rome. The festival, which celebrates its 18th birthday this year, will bring 80 evenings of entertainment and a world-class tasting show on the banks of the Tiber from mid-June to the end of August. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

cinema island

A weekend of great returns, because the lights are also lit on the Tiber for a new release – 28esuna – from L’Isola del Cinema. On the banks of the Tiber, the event, completely renewed in its graphics and contents, is ready to present a rich cultural calendar with performances, exhibitions, special events, master classes and meetings with Italian and international guests. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Gemitaiz at Roc in Rome

Gemitaiz, born in Rome in 1988, arrived at the Capannelle Hippodrome on June 18, in the context of rock music in Rome 2022. He is one of the most respected rappers on the Italian hip-hop scene. Known for being a prolific artist, Gemitaiz now has three studio albums and several mixtapes to his credit. In parallel with the solo activity, Gemitaiz continues a ten-year cooperation with MadMan. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Rocco Hunt at the Rome Summer Festival

Two years after Rocco Hunt’s latest album made a comeback with “Revolution,” it became the rapper’s fifth studio album to have topped 1.9 billion songs in less than 10 years of his career and won the title of Summer’s Biggest Songwriter in recent years. Italia. It will be at the Rome Summer Festival – in the Parco della Musica – June 18. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

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Travels in ancient Rome, multimedia presentation

From June 10, the Travels in Ancient Rome project that tells and relives the history of the Forum of Augustus and the Forum of Caesar, returns with two exciting multimedia presentations. Spectators will be able to return to enjoy an exciting and at the same time informative representation with great historical and scientific accuracy, accompanied by the voice of Piero Angela and seeing great films and projections reconstructing the two places as they appeared in ancient Rome. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Cinema in the square

Several appointments with the cinema in the square that also opens the Piazza Monte Ciocci. In Trastevere on Saturday 18 June, Joe Dante’s “Gremlins” will be shown, while on Sunday Francesca Archibugi will be the protagonist of “Il grande cocomero”. At Parco della Cervelletta, Thomas Vinterberg will screen “Dear Wendy” on Saturday, while there will be a date on Sunday with “The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers.” At Monte Siocchi, he opened “Farewell, Lenin!” The scene will be directed by Wolfgang Becker on Saturday evening, followed by the screening of the film Salvatore Giuliano by Francesco Rossi on Sunday 19. [QUI IL PROGRAMMA COMPLETO DE IL CINEMA IN PIAZZA]

Giovanni Guidi and Forio di Castre at Casa del Jazz

Saturday, June 18, Giovanni Guidi gave the piano performance “One Hundred Comedies”, at Casa del Jazz. Below is Forio de Castre’s homage to Mingos, one of the greatest contemporary bass players, as well as one of the main figures in Italian jazz. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Free fish tasting at Circus Maximus

Fish will be the protagonist at the Campagna Amica market in Circus Maximus at Via di San Teodoro 74. A journey through the treasures of our seas that will land in Rome on Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June. Citizens will be able to taste for free traditional dishes that will enhance the “poor” fish: from pasta with mussels to fried fish chips to fish balls. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

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Roma Hortus Finney

For the third year, the doors of the Rome Botanical Museum exceptionally reopened in the evening to give life to Roma Hortus Vini, the original festival of vines. The event will take place from June 17 to 19, with the aim of making all wine lovers, professionals or simple enthusiasts discover or rediscover the best Italian wines produced in purity throughout Italy. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Arrosticini . Festival

The Arrosticini Festival arrives in Castelnuovo di Porto on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 June. Food is only open for dinner starting at 7pm, and the menu includes kebabs, fries, mixed fried food, rolls with Nutella (from Piadinery di Capena), beer, wine, and water. The evenings pulsate with the music of the Matia Orchestra. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]

Anzio Street Food

From June 16 to 19, Anzio once again becomes the capital of street food. The street food route will be divided into two squares: Piazza Pia will host 15 chefs on board the ApeCar and Food Truck, while in Piazza Garibaldi, 12 kitchen tables will be organized. The Street Chefs will compete between stoves and pans with gourmet recipes, giving life to the coast’s largest restaurant under the stars a stone’s throw from the sea. [TUTTE LE INFORMAZIONI]