Canadian singer Celine Dion has canceled her Courage World Tour due to a condition she suffers from, Stiff Person Syndrome (SPR), which affects the nervous system and causes muscle spasms.

This was reported by the 55-year-old artist herself in a statement published on social networks.

“I’m so sorry for letting you down again. I’m working really hard to get my strength back, but touring can be really tough even when you’re 100%,” said Dion.

“It’s not fair to you that I keep postponing performances, and while it breaks my heart,” he continued, “it’s better that I cancel everything until I’m really ready to get back on stage. I want them to know that I’m not giving up…and that I look forward to seeing them again!”

The statement explained that the winner of two Oscars and multiple Grammys has continued to receive treatment for her illness, which prevents her from performing as the world emerges from the pandemic, but while she is working hard to recover, she is currently unable to prepare well the rest of their tour and take the stage.

Dion thus cancels the concerts he left on his world tour, which corresponded to his European leg, after he gave 52 concerts in North America before the start of the pandemic, when he had to take a break due to the restrictions imposed. due to covid in March 2020.

He has 42 concerts left – 19 in 2023 and 23 in 2024 – in France, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Poland, Switzerland, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Austria, Ireland, England and other countries. United Kingdom..

Had he not canceled the tour, the next concert he had scheduled would have been in Amsterdam on August 26, and the last one in London on April 22, 2024.

The statement recalled that after suspending the tour in March 2020, Dion filmed her first film, Love Again, opposite Priyanka Chopra and Sam Heughan in early 2021. Later, the singer said that she was diagnosed with ZPR.

“Celine’s medical team continues to evaluate and treat her illness,” the note said.

“We hope that soon,” he adds, “Celine will be able to travel to every city in Europe to perform for her fantastic fans, but now is just not the time.”

Tickets for the 42 canceled concerts will be refunded to Dion fans at the point of sale where they were purchased.

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