April 27, 2005 04:18:29 GMT
Celine Dion will dedicate the Mother's Day performance of her Las Vegas show, "A New Day," to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami
Senior singer Celine Dion will devote her Las Vegas show dubbed "A New Day," which is part of the Mother's Day performance, to raise money for victims of the Asian tsunami. As said on the singer's Web site, profits from the performance held at Caesars Palace on May 8, 2005, will go to UNICEF's Tsunami Recovery Fund to help with relief and reconstruction in the region.
Moreover, funds will also be raised through sponsorship packages, a commemorative program book, collection boxes in The Colosseum and a silent auction, last mentioned will include a private dinner with Dion and her husband, Rene Angelil, prepared by their personal chef. Detailing on the plan Dion said in recent statement, "Our goal is to raise $1 million but we're hoping to go far beyond that since all the money is going to UNICEF to help these people get their lives back."