‘Het Genker Mijnwerkerskoor’ has still another goal: putting the miner as a person on a pedestal. In doing so, the choir would on the one hand like to remind young people the different ways in which mining and miners have made a difference in society and on the other hand, the choir would like to thank all the miners who have received much from the mining industry, but who have certainly given very much as well. The miners have made a prosperous Belgium possible but in doing so, have suffered much themselves…