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|Years active||2006–2018 , 2018-present|
|Past members||Yan Zi|
Waveya (Korean : 웨이브야) is an all-female dance cover group from South Korea. As of 2018 the group is a duo consisting of dance choreographer Ari (Jang Eun Young, born November 12, 1989), and her younger sister MiU (Jang You Sun, born January 9, 1991).
The Korean language is an East Asian language spoken by about 77 million people. It is a member of the Koreanic language family and is the official and national language of both Koreas: North Korea and South Korea, with different standardized official forms used in each country. It is also one of the two official languages in the Yanbian Korean Autonomous Prefecture and Changbai Korean Autonomous County of Jilin province, China. It is also spoken in parts of Sakhalin, Ukraine, and Central Asia.
A dance cover is a video clip uploaded on a video-sharing service in which dancers re-enact the choreography of an original music video.
South Korea is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. The name Korea is derived from Goguryeo which was one of the great powers in East Asia during its time, ruling most of the Korean Peninsula, Manchuria, parts of the Russian Far East and Inner Mongolia under Gwanggaeto the Great. Its capital, Seoul, is a major global city and half of South Korea's over 51 million people live in the Seoul Capital Area, the fourth largest metropolitan economy in the world.
Waveya was created by sisters Ari and MiU, who held auditions for and trained the dance team. The group started posting videos of their dances on a Korean portal site in 2006.Waveya gained popularity after creating their YouTube channel in 2011, amassing over 3.5 million subscribers since the channel was made. In their videos Waveya either perform dance covers of various K-Pop, American or Brazilian artists along with their own original choreography.
A web portal is a specially designed website that brings information from diverse sources, like emails, online forums and search engines, together in a uniform way. Usually, each information source gets its dedicated area on the page for displaying information ; often, the user can configure which ones to display. Variants of portals include mashups and intranet "dashboards" for executives and managers. The extent to which content is displayed in a "uniform way" may depend on the intended user and the intended purpose, as well as the diversity of the content. Very often design emphasis is on a certain "metaphor" for configuring and customizing the presentation of the content and the chosen implementation framework or code libraries. In addition, the role of the user in an organization may determine which content can be added to the portal or deleted from the portal configuration.
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There have been several changes in the lineup since the group began. Waveya's popularity started to increase ever since they uploaded a YouTube video, in which they danced to Psy's hit song Gangnam Style. Since then, Waveya has produced YouTube videos, given concerts, and made some commercials.Waveya has performed in concerts in various countries such as Korea, the United States, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, Canada, France, Spain, Poland, Italy, Turkey, Germany and Sweden.
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On 28 March 2018, Ari and MiU announced that they were going on hiatus on their YouTube channel due to them receiving malicious comments from Korea but they have since returned. On 6 December 2018, Ari and MiU shot their first ever magazine photoshoot for Maxim Korea.
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