Lunalia has pledged to bring Beethoven to the moon in 2020 and promise is a promise. With Beethoven Bubbels, a three-day full of music by the grandmaster, the Beethoven year is still festively celebrated in the city of the Maneblussers. Mechelen has a special bond with Ludwig van Beethoven. The young Beethoven’s grandfather from Mechelen was the first professional musician in the family. You might say the music that made the name Beethoven world famous began right here, in the city of Mechelen. Rediscover Beethoven in the city of his ancestors!