Category: Year 1985

Adisq Gala (Québec)

On October 27, 1985, Celine Dion received five Felix awards at the Adisq Gala. She received the Felix awards for the Album Of The Year - "Mélanie", the Best Selling Album Of The Year - "Mélanie", the Female Vocalist Of The Year, the Pop Song Of The Year - "Une colombe" and the Best Selling Single of The Year - […]

Celine Meets Pope John Paul II (Italy)

In Fall 1985, Celine Dion did a trip that marked her deeply: she and her mother, Therese, were invited to join a French Canadian delegation flying to Rome so as to hand Pope John Paul II a rose especially created for him when he came in Montreal. On October 13, 1985, Celine was received by the Pope, at his summer palace in […]

Celine Dion in concert (Quebec)

On May 31, 1985, Celine Dion performed at the Place des Arts in Montreal. She sang : La première fois,  Mon ami m'a quittée, Hommage à Félix Leclerc, Up where we belong en duo avec Paul Baillargeon,  Tellement j'ai d'amour pour toi,  D'amour ou d'amitié, Over the rainbow, Hommage à Michel Legrand,  Carmen (L'amour est […]

Opening of a hockey game (Québec)

On May 7, 1985, Celine Dion performed the national anthem at an ice hockey game between the Nordiques de Québec and the Philadelphia Flyers, at the Colisée in Québec, Canada. The Nordiques de Québec gave to Celine the team's hockey sweater with "Dion" written on it.

Celine Announces her First Real Tour

On March 12, 1985, Celine Dion announced her first real tour in Quebec, with a real show. The press conference took place at the restaurant Les Jardins de Paris, near to Le Forum de Montréal in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. During the conference, Celine confessed quite frankly to journalists "I admit I´d have liked to have really […]