Fans will want to pick up the December 4 editions of Hello! Magazine in the UK, Oh la! Magazine in France and ¡Hola! Magazine in Spain. All three magazines feature an interview with Céline.
Céline autographed some items to be auctioned off for one of Australia’s biggest charitable events, the Las Vegas Classic Golf Ball to raise funds for cystic fibrosis. This fundraising event will be held on December 8 to 14.
As well, the Las Vegas Classic World Cup will culminate with the pre-World Finals playoff to be held on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. The winners from London, South Africa, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, New Zealand, Manila and Australia will all come together at Caesars Palace to compete in the first corporate Ryder Cup World Tournament at the World Finals and the highlight of the tournament will be the experience of seeing Céline perform in A New Day… live at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace.
Fans of Céline in the Maritime provinces will want to tune in to the Christmas Daddies Telethon airing on Sunday, December 7 on ATV. Special Céline items, including an autographed copy of ‘One Heart’, will go to the highest bidder during a celebrity auction to raise money for underprivileged children.
Starting today at noon, all TeamCeline members can enter the annual TeamCeline Grand Prize Contest for a chance to win a dream vacation to Las Vegas!!! The winner and a guest will fly to Las Vegas, enjoy a three night stay at Caesars Palace and will get VIP tickets to see Céline perform in A New Day… at The Colosseum. To top it off, the winner will have the chance to meet with Céline herself. The prizing also includes $500 US in spending money and a $100 gift certificate at The Celine Dion Boutique at Caesars Palace. To enter, simply login to the TeamCeline website and complete the ballot before Wednesday, December 10. If you think this sounds too good to be true, click here to see photos and read about this trip of a lifetime from last year’s winner, Mary from Niles, IL.
Visit the TeamCeline website to download the latest Céline monthly calendar. You can set it up as your wallpaper or print it! Check it our now.
Due to the sudden passing of Celine Dion's father on November 30, the performances of A New Day… scheduled for Wednesday, December 3 and Thursday, December 4 have been cancelled. Performances will resume as scheduled beginning Friday, December 5 at 8:00 p.m. Click here for more information on ticket exchange or refund.
The Dion family is mourning the loss of Adhémar Dion, who passed away on Sunday. Private family services will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in Montréal. Celine made the following remarks to the audience last night, after singing her second song, "The Power of Love." She spoke for a few moments about the loss of her father that morning, and dedicated the show to him:
"My dad was and still is my number one fan...since I was a very little girl. I know that my dad would have wanted me to be here tonight, on stage with everyone I love doing what we love. I will give everything I have, and I would like to dedicate this show to him."
Céline will be a presenter at the 2003 Billboard Music Awards. The ceremony will be held in Las Vegas on Wednesday, December 10 and broadcast live on Fox starting at 8:00 p.m. ET.
Today is Céline’s brother Daniel Dion’s birthday. Not only is he a fan of his sister’s singing abilities but he also enjoys Céline’s cooking!
Tickets for performances of A New Day… in March 2004 will go on sale through Ticketmaster on Monday, December 1 at 10:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. ET). Click here for the schedule and more information on this spectacular show!
TeamCeline members, please note that TeamCeline tickets for March 2004 performance dates are listed under a separate event page on Ticketmaster.com. These dates are listed as “Celine Dion A New Day... TeamCeline members ONLY.”