In Belgium, Grand Jojo was the guest of honour at all festive events.
Fresh water was needed in order to brew beer.
Every year in May, the Queen Elisabeth Competition thrills Belgium and the world of music. There are four divisions, violin, piano, singing, and cello, and each division is held in turn.
Its leader Alex Callier has been aiming for quality since day one in 1995, and this quality has remained the trademark of Belgian rock band Hooverphonic over the years.