CELINE DION. For the third time, singer Celine Dion had to cancel her European tour and therefore her concerts in France for health reasons.
[Mis à jour le 21 septembre 2022 à 17h00] How is Celine Dion? The question is at the heart of the documentary The Celine Dion enigma, broadcast on W9 this Wednesday, September 21, 2022, from 9:05 p.m. A film that looks back on the career of the Canadian singer and the cancellation, for the third time, of her European tour and therefore of her concerts in France for health reasons. Since this last announcement, rare are the news of the interpreter of I’m alive.
His last speeches date back to the beginning of August, to salute the memory of Daniel Lévi, who died on August 6, then to his tribute to Elizabeth II, Queen of England who died on Thursday September 8. “Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was a woman of such grace, elegance and extraordinary kindness. She dedicated her life to public service, tirelessly helping those in need,” Celine Dion wrote on Instagram. emphasizing the “strength” and “dignity” of the British monarch. “She will be missed by us all. My deepest condolences to the royal family and to all who loved and cherished her,” concluded the singer.
Celine Dion cancels her tour in France
For health reasons, the Canadian diva announced in May that she would be forced to postpone her European tour Courage and therefore, his French concerts scheduled at Paris la Défense Arena on September 16, 17, 20, 21, 23 and 24, 2022. These shows in the capital had already been postponed twice due to the Covid-19 pandemic and restrictions sanitary. Tickets for the 6 French dates at Paris La Défense Arena of the tour Courage World Tour from 2020 or 2021 or 2022 will be valid for 2023.
“I am so sorry, saddened to have to postpone the shows once again. The first time it was obviously because of the pandemic and this time it is my health that forces me to postpone the shows of the European tour”, explains Celine Dion in a video posted on YouTube. For several months, Celine Dion has suffered from persistent health problems, which prevent her from going back on stage.
But this new postponement is an opportunity for her to give reassuring news: “I still feel a little better. My doctors are following me. I am receiving treatment. But I still have muscle spasms. Recovery takes a lot longer. long as I thought. I have to be in good shape, in good health so that I can give 100% of myself on stage because that’s what you deserve.”
Celine Dion’s new concert dates in Paris
Initially, after the first two postponements of Celine Dion’s European tour, the Canadian diva was to be at Paris La Défense Arena for six dates: September 16, 17, 20, 21, 23 and 24, 2022. After this new counter- time related to the health of the singer, the Courage World Tour will pass through Paris, in the same venue, in September 2023. Here are the details of Celine Dion’s new concert dates (compared to the initial date, then to the first two postponements):
- September 1, 2023 – Postponement of 06/26/20, 03/19/21 and 09/16/22
- September 2, 2013 – Postponement of 06/26/2020, 03/20/21 and 09/17/22
- September 5, 2023 – Postponement of 06/30/20, 03/23/21 and 09/20/22
- September 6, 2023 – Postponement of 01/07/20, 24/03/21 and 01/09/22
- September 9, 2023 – Postponement of 07/03/20, 03/26/21 and 09/23/22
- September 10, 2023 – Postponement of 04/07/20, 27/03/21 and 24/09/22)
What is Celine Dion’s disease?
At the end of 2021, Celine Dion announced the cancellation of a series of concerts in Las Vegas. Since then, news of the singer has been rare. And at the time, they were not reassuring. “She can no longer get up from her bed, nor move, nor walk, explained one of her relatives to the magazine Here is in October 2021. She suffers from pain in her legs and feet which paralyzes her. She is very weak and has lost a lot of weight.”
After the announcement of the cancellation of several concerts of Celine Dion for medical reasons, it was her sister, Claudette, who was responsible for giving news on the state of health of the diva. “This postponement is not a whim (…) It’s always the same thing: she is terribly demanding with herself. Her body said stop”, she explained in the columns of Paris Match, explaining that this state is also due to “premenopause, the hormonal changes that entails.”
The 53-year-old singer suffers from “severe and persistent muscle spasms”, preventing her from going on stage. “What is happening to her is painful. But there is nothing serious, otherwise she would have told me: Céline does not hesitate to confide in her and to ask for advice when something is wrong. I know that she has the moral. She is very well surrounded by the members of our family”, underlined Claudette Dion, who estimates the duration of absence of Celine Dion at “a few weeks, even a few months….”