50th anniversary of the Florence Flood


50th Anniversary of the Flood: The Commemorative Candlelight Procession

In ’66 and in the months that followed, there was a spontaneous mobilization of the people: all around the world initiatives of solidarity began to pop up and young volunteers [...]

President of the Republic Mattarella Commemorates the Anniversary of the Flood

The Mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, dedicated the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the flood to those in Central Italy, hit by the recent earthquake, and he did so [...]

Flood, Throwing the Laurel Wreath into the Arno in Memory of the Victims [PHOTOS]

On November 4th, 2016, the Mud Angels took part in the procession to commemorate the tragic events of 1966. From Santa Croce, the meeting point, they walked to Ponte alle [...]

Reopening of Lungarno Torrigiani with the President of the Republic Sergio Mattarella

President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, was greeted with applause on the Lungarno Torrigiani in Florence, reopened on November 4th after the street caved in on May 25th of this [...]

Vasari Returns to Santa Croce: A Miraculous Restoration

President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, joined the celebrations at the Basilica of Santa Croce on November 4th for the return of The Last Supper, the masterpiece by Giorgio Vasari, [...]

The Mud Angels Return to Florence 50 Years After the Flood

There was a lot of emotion at the gathering today in the Palazzo Vecchio of the young volunteers who helped the city get back on its feet. Prime Minister Renzi: [...]

Toscana Firenze 2016: How to Interact with the Project

November 4th is an important date: 50 years ago the city of Florence and the whole of Tuscany were hit by a disastrous flood. Dozens of people and animals lost [...]

CRIA – Committee to Rescue Italian Art: An Online Exhibition About the Flood

In memory of the devastating flood on November 4th, 1966, the Villa I Tatti is promoting CRIA (Committee to Rescue Italian Art), a task force made up of academics and researchers [...]

#Flood50: the first photos of the Mud Angel Rally

The November 4 2016 official events are now underway to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the flood that affected Florence and Tuscany. Mud angels have reunited at the Palazzo Vecchio, all those who [...]

4 November remembrance: live streaming from Florence

On 4 November 2016 official events and meetings will take place to remember the 1966 flood in Florence . Here you can find all the events scheduled to take place in the Palazzo Vecchio [...]