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Celine Dion has announced the cancellation of the remaining dates of her Courage Globe Tour in 2023 and 2024.
The news of the cancellation of the 42 shows scheduled in 2023 and 2024 was shared Friday to Dion’s official accounts.
“Celine has continued to be treated for a diagnosed health-related situation that prevents her from performing,” a statement shared on Dion’s official Instagram account stated. “Celine is functioning challenging on her recovery, but at this time is unable to effectively prepare for and execute the remainder of the tour.”
Dion announced in December that she had been diagnosed with stiff-particular person syndrome, a uncommon neurological disorder with capabilities of other autoimmune ailments, according to The National Institute of Neurological Problems and Stroke, a division of the National Institutes of Wellness.
The tour was scheduled to run from August in Amsterdam by way of October in Helsinki, selecting back up in March 2024 in Prague and operating by way of April 2024 in London.
Dion also personally addressed her fans in Friday’s statement, sharing her disappointment in canceling the shows.
“I am so sorry to disappoint all of you when once more. I am functioning seriously challenging to develop back my strength, but touring can be extremely tough even when you are one hundred%,” she stated in the statement.
“It really is not fair to you to preserve postponing the shows, and even although it breaks my heart, it really is greatest that we cancel every thing now till I am seriously prepared to be back on stage once more,” her statement continued. “I want you all to know, I am not providing up … and I can not wait to see you once more!”
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Tickets bought for the canceled dates will be refunded by means of the original point of sale, according to Dion’s statement.
Just before the cancellation of the remaining tour dates was announced, Dion had initially rescheduled her spring 2023 shows for 2024 and canceled her summer time 2023 shows. In her December announcement revealing her diagnosis of the uncommon neurological disorder, she also expressed how committed she is to her recovery.
“For me to attain you once more, I have no selection but to concentrate on my overall health at this moment and I have hope that I am on the road to recovery,” she stated. “This is my concentrate and I am carrying out every thing that I can to recuperate.”