QUEBEC CITY, Nov. 12 /CNW Telbec/ - After months of ongoing steady
negotiations, Pierre Boulanger, President and CEO of the Société du 400e
anniversaire de Québec, and René Angélil are pleased to announce that Québec's
world superstar, Céline Dion, will be coming to Québec City to take part in
the free show on the Plains of Abraham, August 22, 2008, for the 400th
anniversary of Québec celebrations. She will be onstage with several top
performers during this unique concert.
"Today, we are extremely proud to announce the participation of Ms. Dion
in the 2008 celebrations. We are aware of the special ties she has with the
population of Québec City, ties that run both ways. It is an extraordinary
privilege to host this outstanding artist for the 2008 festivities and we are
very happy to be able to offer this birthday gift to the people of Québec
City," stated Pierre Boulanger.
The international superstar is thrilled with the idea of singing in
Québec City at this memorable event during which she will obviously play a
major role. Céline Dion insisted on offering a free performance as evidence of
her warm regards for Québec City and its residents.
The names of the artists and program for the show will be released at a
For further information:
For further information: Press Relations (400th): Paul-Christian Nolin,
Director - Public and Press Relations, Société du 400e anniversaire de Québec,
(418) 648-2008, poste 536, Cell.: (418) 925-8415; Press Relations (Céline
Dion): The Office of Francine Chaloult, (514) 487-6547; Source: Francine
Chaloult, Société du 400e anniversaire de Québec