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Hong Kong night market comes to UCLA: Monday, April 20, 5-10 pm

In Culture, UCLA Events on April 19, 2009 at 8:48 am
UCLA's Hong Kong Student Society is bringing the lively streets of Hong Kong to Bruin Plaza this Monday evening!

UCLA's Hong Kong Student Society is bringing the lively streets of Hong Kong to Bruin Plaza this Monday evening!

Information below courtesy of the HKSS Night Market page on Facebook.

Date:

Monday, April 20, 2009

Time:

5:00pm – 10:00pm

Location:

Bruin Plaza (by the Bruin Bear)

Street:

UCLA

Here comes the HKSS Night Market 2009! A taste of Hong Kong is going to spread through the UCLA campus as Hong Kong Student Society (HKSS) is dedicated to bringing the vibrant streets of Hong Kong to you all!

We are holding the first Hong Kong Night Market on April 20th at the Bruin Plaza from 5pm-10pm. The Bruin Plaza will be transformed from an empty space into a crowded Hong Kong style marketplace of street food and merchandise. You can definitely experience the Hong Kong’s unique culture by starting your journey at the Bruin Plaza for Hong Kong style snacks and specialty drinks and enjoy everything HKSS is going to prepare for you!

At the HKSS Night Market there willl be traditional and famous Hong Kong street foods including curry fish balls, dim sum, pot stickers, boba drinks, milk tea, red bean soup, sweet sago soup with taro, egg waffle, and marinated chicken wings and eggs. Street food is an important part of Hong Kong culture with both traditional and foreign influences. The food served are the most common local street food found in Hong Kong. They are fast, hot, and tasty. People will just past by a street food stand grab a skewer of fishball and dim sum at any time.

In addition to the street food and beverages, there will also be a fortune telling stall in the Night Market which will predict one’s future and analyze one’s characteristics and personalities with reference to the year of birth. The fortune telling will be FREE if you buy a package of the twelve Chinese Zodiac jades (these are bought from Hong Kong and are LIMITED!!).

Come and spend some of your precious time to have a walk in the night market! We hope that you will enjoy your experience at the HKSS Night Market and we are confident that you will want to travel to Hong Kong to sample the delicacies of Chinese cuisine and experience the Hong Kong culture time and again…
For more information, feel free to talk to us at our booth on Bruin Walk or visit our website at http://www.hkbruins.org

— posted by Debbie Chong

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