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Celine Dion to attend tribute for husband René Angélil

Celine Dion kisses the casket after funeral services for Rene Angelil at Notre-Dame Basilica Friday, Jan. 22.Ryan Remiorz/AP

Celine Dion kisses the casket after funeral services for Rene Angelil at Notre-Dame Basilica Friday, Jan. 22.

Céline Dion is returning to Las Vegas to continue honoring her late husband.

The superstar singer will appear at the Colosseum inside Caesars Palace Wednesday evening for a memorial honoring her husband of 21 years, René Angélil.

Dion has no plans to speak or perform at the tribute, E! News is reporting.

Instead, invited guests and fans will honor Angélil with videos and speeches. He died Jan. 14 after battling cancer, and just two days shy of his 74th birthday.

Dion and her husband married in 1994.JOERG CARSTENSEN/EPA

Dion and her husband married in 1994.

The “My Heart Will Go On” songstress buried Angélil on Friday in a public funeral at the Notre-Dame Basilica in Montreal — the same church where they were married in 1994.

She attended the service with her their twins, Nelson and Eddy, 5, and her 14-year-old son, René-Charles.

“My family and I are deeply touched by the outpouring of love and support from so many people who have touched our lives during these past few days,” read a letter posted on Celine’s website after his death. “We have felt your love for René, and your prayers and compassion have helped us during this most difficult time… more than you’ll ever know. I thank you from the bottom of my heart.”

The singer has also been mourning the loss of her brother Daniel, who died two days after her husband at age 59. Although the 47-year-old pop star made an appearance at the memorial service for her younger sibling, she was too distraught to attend his funeral.

Angélil, who helped shape the French-Canadian singer’s rise to fame, reportedly planned his own funeral to spare the singer of having to do the arrangements herself.

She is expected to resume her residency in Las Vegas on Feb. 23.

mhood@nydailynews.com

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