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Celine Dion Kicking Off Worldwide Tour in South Africa

July 19, 2007 07:43:48 GMT

Celine Dion will make Johannesburg, South Africa the first venue in her 2008 World tour as well as her first concert in the country.


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Off from her three-years contract with Caesar's Palace, Celine Dion is set to kick off in a 2008 worldwide tour. The singer will begin her itinerary in Johannesburg, South Africa which also marks her first gig in the country.

The Johannesburg's concert is set at Coca-Cola Dome on February 14. Leaving the town she will then head to the country's capital city Pretoria on February 16 to 17. According to Billboard, the tour will also take her to Durban, Port Elizabeth and winery Somerset West before sending her to European countries like Belgium, France and Switzerland.

The tour will contain 100 dates altogether with details and dates to be announced later.

In the meantime, Dion's label Columbia/Legacy will re-issue her 1998 Christmas album "These Are Special Time" in a special package on October 16. The CD will now be found with a DVD attached to it containing a CBS show special that shows Celine performing duets with Andrea Bocelli and Rosie O'Donnell.

© AceShowbiz.com




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