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2-for-1 Bubble Tea and 50%-Off Karaoke (Richmond)

Time for another round of Karaoke!

On Tuesday June 17, we'll be doing a 2-part event, starting with 2-for-1 Bubble tea and casual conversation at Yaohan Center food court at 6pm, followed by 50% off Karaoke singing at Richmond Karaoke K-Fever* at 7pm. You can choose to attend either or both by dropping in/out. However, we would like you to stay for the entire duration for Karaoke.

*Richmond Karaoke K-Fever address: Union square,[masked] Capstan Way, Richmond (Tel:[masked])

As per our regular meetup, we will converse in Mandarin & English. Speakers of all levels are welcomed to this event. You do not need singing background to attend Karaoke. You are welcomed to select songs that you are most comfortable with, which can be of any available language (Mandarin, Cantonese, English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish...). This is a social gathering event, so let's just have fun!

Cost: Bubble tea $2-4 (optional), Food court meal (optional), Karaoke $4/hr + tax

Please make sure you come when you RSVP, so we can coordinate easier with the expected numbers. When you RSVP, we will ask you a question on meetup on whether you'll attend one or both parts of the event (please answer it!).

Contact person for this event: John @[masked]


For those not sure what Bubble tea and Karaoke are...

Bubble tea, also known as pearl milk tea, boba milk tea, or boba is a tea-based drink invented in tea shops in Taichung, Taiwan during the 1980s. Most bubble tea recipes contain a tea base mixed with fruit or milk. Ice-blended versions are usually mixed with fruit or syrup, resulting in a slushy consistency. Most bubble teas come with small chewy tapioca balls (粉圓, fěnyuán), commonly called "pearls" (珍珠, zhēnzhū) or "boba" (波霸, bōbà).

There are many variants of the drinks, and many kinds of types are used and ingredients added. The most popular bubble drinks are bubble milk tea with tapioca and bubble milk green tea with tapioca.

Karaoke is a form of interactive entertainment or video game in which amateur singers sing along with recorded music (a music video) using a microphone and public address system. The music is typically a well-known pop song minus the lead vocal. Lyrics are usually displayed on a video screen, along with a moving symbol, changing color, or music video images, to guide the singer. In some countries, a karaoke box is called a KTV. It is also a term used by recording engineers translated as "empty track" meaning there is no vocal track.

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  • Loren 乐.

    I had a great time and it was great to meet everyone. But, I need to spend some time working on my traditional characters! Thanks to John for taking time to organize it.

    June 18, 2014

  • Jess

    It was great howling with everyone in room #2 XD

    3 · June 17, 2014

  • Diana L.

    It was really fun and I'm glad to meet new friends tonight. And the price was awesome :D

    June 17, 2014

  • John C.

    For those who's interested in future Dim Sum events, please send me a text with your preferred location (city) and day of week.
    Thank you for suggesting.

    1 · June 17, 2014

  • John C.

    I am beside the kids amusement area. Dress in black.

    June 17, 2014

  • Phil

    Anyone here?

    June 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    hi, john whats your phone no

    June 17, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm at food court . Where r you guys sitting?

    June 17, 2014

  • John C.

    Big turnout. We'll split into 2 karaoke rooms.

    June 17, 2014

    • Diana L.

      Or 3 rooms? 6 ppl/room is ideal

      June 17, 2014

  • Diana L.

    How long are we singing for? :)

    June 15, 2014

    • John C.

      Usually we end around 10-11pm, but flexible. KTV place charge per minute.

      June 16, 2014

  • Diana L.

    I have two guests coming. One will be 20min late to karaoke. Somehow it doesn't ask me how many guests when I RSVP

    June 15, 2014

  • Raymond

    Looking forward to singing my heart out. :-)

    1 · June 8, 2014

  • Rebecca

    Sorry John, final exam week :'(

    June 5, 2014

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