Entertainment

Celine Dion to tour NZ for the first time in 20 years

If you're a Celine Dion fan then get ready!

By Caitlin Watkins

Global singing sensation Celine Dion has announced that she will be touring New Zealand this year.

The Canadian singer will be performing at Spark Arena in Auckland on August 11.

Dion announced the news through a video saying she is "very excited."

"Hello everyone, this is Celine Dion and I'm very excited to let you know that we're touring Australia and New Zealand this coming July and August," she said.

"Can't wait to see you, can't wait to sing for you - take care, we're going to have a great time so see you soon okay? Be there, ciao."

The show in Auckland will mark more than 20 years since Dion was last in New Zealand.

Tickets will go on sale on Monday, February 12.