Meet Sihyeon: Started in Produce 101, then MIXNINE, and Debuted with Girl Group ARIAZ
Sihyeon got to debut with ARIAZ under Star Empire along with Jueun, Yunji, Dawon, Yeori, and Hyogyeong on October 24th, 2019. Sihyeon was also a trainee of the same management until she got the opportunity to debut.
Sihyeon gathered experience by appearing in some reality shows, such as MIX NINE and Produce 101 in Mnet but she failed to become the winning member. Yet, Sihyeon never gave up and did her part in getting the chance to debut which finally came true with ARIAZ. ARIAZ debuted with the title track “Grand Opera” in October 2019.
Let’s get to know Sihyeon’s journey and her career path in the music industry in this Channel-Korea article! Keep reading!
Stage Name: Sihyeon (시현)
Birth Name: Kang Sihyeon (강시현)
Position: Lead Vocalist, Visual
Birthday: July 15th, 1998
Zodiac Sign: Cancer
Height: 160 cm (5’3”)
Weight: 44 kg (97 lbs)
Blood Type: A
-Sihyeon favorite colors are white, black, pink, and green
-Sihyeon loves to eat sour foods
-She joined as a trainee in Start Empire in 2015
-Sihyeon was eliminated in Round 2 in the survival show Produce 101
-She got placed 61st on Produce 101
-Sihyeon’s shoe size is 220 mm
-Sihyeon also participated in MIX NINE but was eliminated in Round 2
-She gets placed 29th in the survival show MIX NINE
-Sihyeon was born in Dobong-dong, Seoul, South Korea
-She has an older brother
-Sihyeon graduated from Surak High School, Baekje University
-She has various nicknames among which are Kang Syeon and Kang Sunbugi
-Sihyeon become a trainee of Star Empire just one year before joining Produce 101
-Sihyeon can impersonate the song of Doraemon and the Ppoppo
-Sihyeon also even released a song for the soundtrack of Fantastic
– An interesting fact is that she was born on the same day as WJSN’s Cheng Xiao
ARIAZ’s Sihyeon’s Personality
Sihyeon is quite determined and she has a persistent character which was demonstrated in her struggle for an opportunity to debut with Yunji, a fellow member of ARIAZ who participated in MIX NINE and Produce 101.
She is also a funny and bright person, she loves to act with funny faces which is why she is called the Living Meme. How cute is Sihyeon!
ARIAZ’s Sihyeon’s Focus Fan-cam
Here is Sihyeon’s focus fan-cam that was taken during her debut with ARIAZ.
Sihyeon has bright eyes that show her pure smile with her eyes. She is quite easy to catch attention.
She is so bright and beautiful. Don’t you agree?
ARIAZ’s Sihyeon’s Singing Kwon Jinah’s “Tell Me About Your Day”
When talking about her voice, Sihyeon really pours her heart and soul in her singing, especially visible in this cover of “Tell Me About Your Day” by Jinah. You will find that her voice is so calm and soulful in this ballad song.
Watch this cover song above! You will love it!
Pre-debut Story As a Produce 101 Contestant
Sihyeon began her entertainment journey before debuting by joining Produce 101 in 2016 as a trainee of Star Empire Entertainment. Yet, Sihyeon was eliminated in Episode 8 and apparently, was ranked 84th. In the video above, you can see the performances of Sihyeon in Produce 101. She is talented, indeed!
In fact, Sihyeon also has experience as a backup dancer of Jewelry, ZE:A, Nine Muses, and Imfact before debut. She was a backup dancer along with Yunji, Hyogyeong, and Yeori, the other fellow members.
Sihyeon never gives up, and to this goal, she decided to audition for another survival reality show, MIX NINE, in October 2017. She passed the audition and got through to Episode 10, but was eliminated and finished in rank 29.
She finally got to debut and reach her dream to be an idol with group ARIAZ in October 2019. Sihyeon was the fourth member that was announced in the teaser concept photo.
Sihyeon and ARIAZ still manage their work as a new girl group. After their debut, ARIAZ also confirmed that they will participate in the 2020 Idol Star Athletics Championship on MBC. The show has been awaited by so many fans because it is an opportunity to highlight the sports skills or other talents of the idols.
This event will show idol teams in all 7 sporting categories. Apparently, there will be 51 idol teams which are 202 individuals that will compete in the Lunar New Year Special as ‘2020 ISAC’. This athletic championship is annually happening in South Korea and invites idols from various companies. The categories of athletic championship look like the usual international Olympic games such as archery, wrestling, free kick shootouts, baseball pitching, e-sports, and horseback riding which is also almost the same as the Chuseok Special 2019 ISAC.
Besides ARIAZ, the other girl idol teams that are going to participate include (G)l-DLE, AOA, ITZY, GWSN, Gugudan, Nature, DIA, Rocket Punch, MAMAMOO, Momoland, Saturday, 3EYE, April, A Pink, Oh MyGirl, LOONA, Cosmic Girls, Cherry Bullet, Purplebeck, Pink Fantasy, and HashTag.
On the official Instagram of ARIAZ @ariaz.official, Sihyeon shared a message that said, “It has been a long time since I have been in the middle of a long time, thank you for being with me for 300 days don’t get sick in the future!”
She sent us love and encouraged the fans to stay healthy since the COVID 19 pandemic is still ongoing. She uploaded the cutest aegyo and smile!
Moreover, Sihyeon also shared extra beautiful photos with her fans. Can’t wait for her to come back with ARIAZ!
Until we see their comeback, watch this music video, the “Moonlight Aria,” their debut song! This song is such a nice and energetic song. This could be matched to your ode song to start your day. What do you think?
That’s all about Sihyeon from ARIAZ: her career journey, and the latest news. Keep supporting Sihyeon and all her career aspirations all the way! To debut as an idol is often quite difficult and surely comes from a long way and hard path, so keep sending positive messages and kind words to give to the idol. Moreover, they are also human beings as we are, who also have a life and soul. Don’t forget to leave a comment and share your thoughts in the section below!