Minimal light in dark hour

In conjunction with Earth Hour tomorrow, here is a list of interesting events taking place in the Klang Valley to spread awareness of the increased effects of global warming.


There will be a special hour-long vocal and dance performance at the Sungei Wang Plaza Concourse Stage from 8.30pm to 9.30pm tomorrow by the youngsters of UKM Green Lung Society. They will also be distributing bookmarks to shoppers to highlight the importance of Earth Hour. For details, call 03-2142 6636 or visit


SSTwo Mall is holding a Music Fiesta in conjunction with Earth Hour tomorrow. It will be held at Courtyard, SSTwo Mall, Petaling Jaya from 8pm onwards. There will be performances by various local artistes such as Gary Yap, Amy Wong, Ke Qing, Zen and Jym. For details, visit

GET A CANDLE-MAKING KIT: Express your creativity at the Artisan’s Market, which is currently happening at Lot 10, and purchase the YTL Earth Day Candle-Making Kit that is made from natural organic ingredients and bring it along to the Candle Lighting Ceremony tomorrow at 8pm. For details, call 03 2782 3830.


The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) is holding a night cycling programme from 8pm tomorrowat Dataran Shah Alam. The event is open to the public. Registration can be done via or at Wisma MBSA. For details, call 019-257 6897.


The Shah Alam City Council (MBSA) is holding a colouring contest at Dataran Shah Alam from 8pm tomorrow. The theme is Berbakti Kepada Bumi, with three categories for children aged between four and 12. There will be cash prizes. Entry forms are available at Wisma MBSA or call 03-5510 5133 ext 1433 (Fakhizah)/1432 (Nazatul).

Saving ener gy: Shoppers g etting in to the Earth Hour mood with candles to support the caus e. — filepic
Saving energy: Shoppers getting in to the Earth Hour mood with candles to support the cause. — filepic


Join a stargazing event organised by the National Planetarium at 8pm tomorrow. Planets Mars and Jupiter can also be observed during the event. Astronaut Datuk Dr Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor will also be present to talk about his experiences in space. Admission is free. For details, call 03-2273 4303 or visit


Participate in the longest candlelight dinner tomorrow at The Curve, Mutiara Damansara from 7pm to 10.30pm along the Food & Beverage stretch at the Street. Adding to the atmosphere are specially-designed art installations made from recycled materials which are placed strategically throughout the mall to raise awareness on the importance of environmental conservation. For details, visit


Best Western Premier Dua Sentral will be having a candle lighting ceremony at its hotel lobby to signify the start of Earth Hour at 8pm tomorrow. For details, call 03-2272 8888.


Pedal a 57-year-old Merdeka trishaw and a bicycle to light up an image of Spiderman on the screen at the entrance of the Federal Kuala Lumpur and Capitol Hotel Kuala Lumpur. Dine at Cafe Rasa tomorrow and pay only 15% of the ala carte menu price or have a buffet dinner for 50% off at The Verandah. For details, call 03-2148 0468.


Parkroyal Kuala Lumpur are inviting guests to participate in its Earth Hour initiative at Chatz Brasserie, Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, Klix Lounge and Hot Gossip by purchasing an ‘Earth Hour Blue’ cocktail or mocktail at RM5 while dining. Proceeds will be channelled towards Stepping Stones Living Centre, a home for children from needy and broken homes. They can also sign their Earth Hour Blue pledges there. For details, call 03-2147 0088. BBQ NIGHT

Best Western Premier Dua Sentral will be having a candle lighting ceremony at its hotel lobby to signify the start of Earth Hour tomorrow at 8pm. At the same time, the hotel will also be having a BBQ buffet dinner that will feature 10 to 15 sustainable menu choices priced at RM70.00++ per person. To spread awareness about Earth Hour, the hotel’s front line staff will be wearing glow-in-the-dark t-shirts. For details, call 03-2272 8888.

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