Today is Celine's sister, Liette’s birthday. Liette and Celine share a special bond. Celine was a strong moral support for Liette during her daughter's battle with cystic fibrosis. Celine dedicated her song, "Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi" to Liette in memory of her daughter, Karine.
Celine has partnered with top Australian wine producer Kilikanoon to craft a line of high quality wines, Celine Dion Cellars. The first vintage is a Barossa Shiraz 2012, which will be available through Kilikanoon’s Online Wine Club. This wine is available in Australia only, however Celine and fine wine distributers Diamond Estates have future plans to launch high quality Celine Dion wines around the world. 100% of Celine’s royalties will go to the Celine Dion Foundation.
On this day, in 2006, Celine's original wax statue at the famous Grévin Museum in Paris was unveiled during a special event at the Museum's theatre. Among the special guests who attended the unveiling were Michel Drucker and Charles Aznavour. Check out photos from the ceremony in the Photos section. There are other places outside Paris where you can admire Celine’s double. A wax statue of Celine can be found at the Colosseum at Caesars Palace and at the Grévin Museum in Montreal. Have you seen any of Celine’s wax statues?
Can you guess which Celine song includes the lyrics below?
Love is light that surely glows
In the hearts of those who know
It's a steady flame that grows
Feed the fire with all the passion you can show
You’ll get the answer tomorrow!
French magazine Télé Loisirs will launch ‘la collection les disques d’or’ (the gold record collection) on February 3. Each week the magazine, sold on newsstands, will include an iconic album from Celine’s career. The series will start with Celine’s famous French-language album ‘D’eux’ and will include 20 albums.