Lights Out in Kuala Lumpur on Earth Hour

Press Room > 2013

Millions around the world from 152 countries spanning 7,000 cities from Sydney, Kuala Lumpur, Bali, Manila, Hong Kong, Shanghai, New Delhi to Paris, Vienna and Kiev join in, to turn off lights for Earth Hour 2013 – sending a powerful message about environmental awareness and action.

‘I Will If You Will’ – uniting the people to protect the planet at precisely 8.30 pm everywhere on March 23. The skyline of Kuala Lumpur darkened with all lights out including the city’s iconic Petronas Twin Tower Buiilding. Kuala Lumpur city celebrates with a live concert in support of this movement. Malaysians from all walks of life gathered at the base of the Twin Tower for the countdown to mark the hour with the Mayor of Kuala Lumpur “switching off the light”. Taking up the challenge of ‘I Will if you Will’ the mayor, cycled to work (Kuala Lumpur City Hall office) from his home.

The city of Kuala Lumpur without lights to mark Earth Hour at 8.30 pm on March 23.