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Stories, facts and people are protagonists in the photography exhibition that covers some of the most dramatic moments of the flood which devastated and changed the face of Florence on November 4, 1966.

“L’alluvione e non solo… (Not only the flood… ), by Roberto Germogli, will be featured in Palazzo Malaspina, in the heart of San Donato in Poggio (township of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa), from October 15 to November 27.

The Pro Loco of San Donato in Poggio and the Town Union of Chianti Fiorentino are organizing an event dedicated to the 50 year anniversary of the tragic flood.

The exhibit will open on Saturday, the 15th, at 5:30 PM with the presence of the mayor of Tavarnelle, David Baroncelli, the president of the Town Union of Chianti Fiorentino, Giacomo Trentanovi and the president of the Pro Loco of San Donato, Tamara Galletti.

The author, Roberto Germogli, was born in Florence on February 14, 1941. He is a photographer and journalist who collaborates with many weeklies and periodicals, and has worked with the daily, La Nazione, since 1958.

Through his images he has documented the most important news from the 1960’s to today. He is owner, together with his son Riccardo, of the “Agenzia Fotocronache” of Florence, and was awarded the Florence “Fiorino d’Oro”, prize for photography, in 2003.

He has published the following books: Nella terra del Tufo (2002), Omaggio a Sorano (2003), Le vie cave (2005), La terra degli Etruschi (2006), Sorano (2006).

The exhibit will be open every day from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and from 4 PM to 7 PM,  except Wednesdays, during the month of October. Hours for November are Friday, from 4 to 7 PM, Saturday, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 4 PM to 7 PM, and Sundays, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM and 4 PM to 7 PM.