Festival is about celebration. The Kuala Lumpur Architecture Festival, KLAF2020:
BEYOND kicks off with the revival of the traditional Chinese New Year Open House at PAM Centre. It is complemented in the morning by talks on Beyond Celebration by celebrated architects and artist followed by a Movie Night.The Malaysian multi-international championship lion dance troupe will grace the launch by scaling the atria of PAM Centre before the Yee Sang lunch is served.
YB Hjh Zuraida bt. Kamaruddin, Minister of Housingand Local Government will officiate the opening of KLAF2020 at 10.00am. Participants will immerse themselves with lectures by Dr. Dalila ElKerdany (Egypt) and Ar. Laurence Loh (Malaysia) on appreciating and conserving historic buildings before breaking out to visit exemplary historic/adaptive re-use buildings. Urban sketchers and the public will sketch around Chinatown to record the atmosphere of Chinese New Year festivities. REXKL will host the Exhibition of Urban Sketches by Sketch Nation and Kuala Lumpur Urban Sketchers. Participants can also test their table tennis skills
The “Preloved is Reloved” market will be held at APW to promote recycling and re-use and give opportunity to clear out old unwanted stuff. Clothes, books, furniture, toys; you name it, will be on sale at the market for a fraction of the cost