In conjunction with the Visit Malaysia Year 2007, Tourism Malaysia together with Kuala Lumpur City Hall will be organising a Floral Fest beginning Jan 20, 2007 to Feb 4, 2007.
Themed Colours of Harmony, the Florathon will be launched on Jan 20, 2007 at Dataran Merdeka. The Florathon is a 3km marathon for which participants have to be dressed in floral-based costumes. The Florathon will start from Dataran Merdeka and will pass through Jalan Raja, Jalan Parlimen, Jalan Cenderawasih, Jalan Tembusu and Jalan Cenderasari before coming back to Dataran Merdeka.
The following roads will be closed on the stated dates and times:
Jalan Raja – from 10pm on Jan 19, 2007 to throughout Jan 20, 2007
Jalan Parlimen (heading towards the Lake Gardens from Kuala Lumpur – from 8am to 11am on Jan 20, 2007
Jalan Cenderawasih, Jalan Tembusu and Jalan Cenderasari – from 8am to 11.30am on Jan 20, 2007
Road users are advised to not use the abovementioned roads to avoid traffic jams.