The Kinsmen and Kinette Clubs in South Western Ontario will be hosting eBay Auctions from September to May, in support of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. All proceeds will go towards helping to find a cure or effective control for cystic fibrosis. This auction is one of many fundraising events Kin Canada members will host throughout the year to support the CCFF. Items, such as an autographed copy of Céline Dion's latest CD, ‘One Heart,’ are up for grabs. To participate in this fundraiser simply log on at www.ebay.ca/charity, and click on the "Surfing for a Cure" logo. The first auction, which includes the autographed CD, starts on September 27, 2003 and the final auction will begin on May 1, 2004. Each auction will be open for 10 days. Céline Dion is the Celebrity Patron of the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Pick up a copy of The Toronto Star newspaper on Saturday, September 27 for a special feature interview Céline recently gave to Arts reporter Richard Ouzonian in Las Vegas.
Make sure to enter the latest TeamCeline contest for a chance to win a copy of “Tout l’or des hommes,” Céline’s latest CD single! The contest opens today at noon, ET and ends on Tuesday, September 30.
The Wayne Brady Show will be airing a segment recently shot in Las Vegas featuring an interview with Céline on Friday, September 26. Check your local listings for more information.
When Céline’s upcoming French CD ‘1 fille & 4 types’ is released on October 13 in Europe and October 14 in Canada, three different versions will be available to fans. While the standard edition will be available from all retailers, a Deluxe edition with special photos and a DVD will be sold in Europe and exclusively in Archambault stores in Canada. Finally, the Limited Edition with a special 45 page booklet will be available in France’s Carrefour stores.
Today is Céline’s sister Louise’s birthday. She is the sixth child in the Dion family. Louise recalls how much Céline loved dressing up as a little girl.
On this day in 2001, Céline performed a moving rendition of the song “God Bless America” in New York City during the ‘America: A Tribute to Heroes’ telethon following the September 11 attacks. Proceeds from this event went to the United Way’s September 11th Fund.
“Tout l’or des hommes” will be available in stores in France, Switzerland and Belgium on October 6 and in Canada on October 7 as a CD single. It will also be released a few weeks later in Germany. The CD single will include “Tout l’or des hommes” and the track “Tu nages” from the upcoming ‘1 fille & 4 types.’
Starting on Saturday, September 20, TeamCeline members will be able to purchase tickets for January 2004 performances of A New Day… The TeamCeline pre-sale on Ticketmaster.com will begin at 10:00 a.m. PT (1:00 p.m. ET). Please note that there is a 7 business day waiting period before new members can purchase tickets for A New Day… Remember that tickets in the TeamCeline preferred seating area are limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis only.
Canadian radio stations have embraced Céline’s new French single “Tout l’or des hommes” from the upcoming CD ‘1 fille & 4 types’. After only a few weeks at radio, it is already topping the charts in Québec and has even established a new record as the highest charting Francophone single on the national English audience chart (CHR). Click here for more info.