Get To Know The Phenomenal South Korean Cover Girl Group, Waveya!
Waveya (Hangeul: 웨이브야) is the female dance cover group from South Korea. They gained attention after doing a cover of Psy’s Gangnam Style. This sexy dance group was first built by Ari and MiU, who held auditions for and trained the dance team. They created Waveya in 2006 and began posting dance videos on YouTube in 2011. Over the course of several years, the groups lineup has been changing. In 2018, the members, including dance choreographer Ari (Jang Eun Young) and her younger sister MiU (Jang You Sun), become the Waveya members. They are obviously talented dancers; not only is the choreography sexy, but also fun. Let’s get to know them on Channel-Korea, stay tuned!
Waveya started gaining popularity after uploading videos on their YouTube channel since 2011. Until now, they have already surpassed over 3.5 million subscribers. They regularly do dance covers of various songs from K-Pop, American, or Brazilian artists along with their own original choreography.
Since becoming more popular through YouTube videos, Waveya started getting concerts and doing commercials. They’ve received invitations to perform in concerts in various countries such as Korea, the United States, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Canada, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Turkey, Germany, and Sweden.
Stage Name: Ari (아리)
Birth Name: Jang Eun Young (장은영)
Position: Leader, Principal Dancer, Choreographer
Birthday: November 12th, 1989
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio
Height: 166 cm (5’5′)
Blood Type: –
Facts about Ari:
– Ari’s nationality is Korean.
– She was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She is the older sister of MiU.
– Ari has nickname “Ari Zzang”.
– She likes Beyoncé, Britney Spears, Justin Timberlake, & EXO.
– She has incredible drawing skills.
– Her favorite animation is Madagascar.
– She changes her hair color constantly.
– She is studying English together with MiU.
– Ari loves cats. She rescued four newborn kittens, but one of them died of an infection. The three remaining kittens are already very large and healthy, and are still with Ari. They are called Horang, Arang, & Happy (King passed away).
– She has always suffered from ligaments in the ankles.
Stage Name: MiU (미유)
Birth Name: Jang You Sun (장유선)
Position: Second Leader, Main Ballerina, Main Dancer.
Birthday: January 9th, –
Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
Height: 168 cm (5’6′)
Blood Type: –
– MiU’s nationality is Korean.
– MiU was born in Seoul, South Korea.
– She is the younger sister of Ari.
– She has a disease called myalgia in the trapezius area.
– Her favorite color is pink.
– Her favorite animations are Spirited Away, Inuyasha, Wedding Peach, Sailor Moon, Shin-Chan, etc
– She likes to laugh.
–Her skin is little more dark than Ari’s.
In the beginning, Waveya is consisted of five team members, including Ari, MiU, Doori, Hyang, & Yuna. For several reasons, one by one the others left, leaving only Ari and Miu. Their departures were for various reasons, such as studies, career advancements, and other unknown reasons.
In March 2015, Waveya actually was looking for new member, but no one has been added since then. The siblings keep active doing dance covers like PSY’s Gentlemen, Brown Eyed Girl’s Abracadabra, Girls’ Generation’s What’s Your Name, and Lee Hyori’s Bad Girls. Some cover videos are so popular, especially the ‘Gentlemen’ dance cover, which has had 22 million views on YouTube.