50th anniversary of the Florence Flood

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Luciano Ori: Report of a Flood

For the 50th anniversary of the tragic flood that hit Florence on November 4th, 1966, the Humanities Library at the University of Florence will organize the exhibition, Luciano Ori: Report [...]

50th anniversary of the flood: the programme of celebrations

To mark the 50th anniversary of the November 1966 flood, the City of Florence, the Regione Toscana, the Civil Protection Department - Presidency of the Council of Ministers, #italiasicura – Office [...]

“Submerged Alphabets”: The Works of Anselm Kiefer and Emilio Isgrò at Palazzo Vecchio

Submerged Alphabets, the contemporary art exhibition brought to life thanks to the works of two major artists: Emilio Isgrò e Anselm Kiefer. The exhibit, on display in the Sala d’Arme [...]

50th anniversary of the flood: films, exhibitions and cultural events in Tuscany

Not long now until the inauguration of La Casa del Cinema at the Teatro della Compagnia in Florence.   The regional project for quality cinema in Tuscany will have its [...]

Commemorative songs for the 50th anniversary of the Florence flood

The Comitato Firenze2016 has produced, for the 50th anniversary of the flood, a CD with three original songs by the singer-songwriter Alessandro Barbieri: Firenze 50 years ago, Arno, Mud Angels. [...]

ARNO: Source of Prosperity, Source of Destruction

On Sunday, October 9th, the State Archive of Florence inaugurated the exhibition Arno: Source of Prosperity, Source of Destruction. A History of the River and the Territory in the Archives. [...]

50th anniversary of the flood. An appeal to the Mud Angels: “Come back to Florence”

On November 4, Palazzo Vecchio will host an important gathering for all the volunteers who, in 1966, helped to save Florence. Mud Angels are expected to attend from all over [...]

Gavinana, the Neighbourhood Remembers 1966 with an Exhibition

Until October 8th the exhibition set up at the Scuola Villani in Viale Giannotti in Gavinana will be open to the public for the anniversary of the tragic flood that [...]