Jang Dayeon (장다연) is a former member of Hello! Project Korea as a Kenshuusei. She was the winner of the Hello! Project Korea Auditions "Meet Tokyo Girls.".
She became inactive in late 2011, and later confirmed that she had left UP-FRONT AGENCY on July 30, 2013.
History[edit | edit source]
2009[edit | edit source]
In 2009, Jang Dayeon tried out for the Hello! Project Korea Auditions "Meet Tokyo Girls." which was aired on Mnet in Korea starting from May 21.
15 girls were chosen out of the 2500 participants, and on June 21, Jang Dayeon was announced as the winner. She introduced herself as an official member of Hello! Pro Korea Kenshuusei during the August 8 Hello! Project 2009 SUMMER Kakumei Gannen ~Hello! Chanpuru~ concert, where Niigaki Risa translated for her.
2011[edit | edit source]
From January 2 to January 23, she participated as a backup dancer with the Hello Pro Egg members in the Hello! Project 2011 WINTER ~Kangei Shinsen Matsuri~ concerts. This was her first official activity as a member of Hello! Pro Korea Kenshuusei.
From July 16 to August 14, she participated as a backup dancer with the Hello Pro Egg members in the Hello! Project 2011 SUMMER concerts. She also participated in the S/mileage Shin Member Boshuu! auditions during this time, but failed. Soon afterwards, she became inactive.
2013[edit | edit source]
On July 30, in response to someone on Twitter asking her a question about contacting UP-FRONT AGENCY, she replied that she was no longer a member of UP-FRONT AGENCY.
Profile[edit | edit source]
- Name: Jang Dayeon (장다연)
- Nickname: Jang Dayun, Chan Dayon (チャン・ダヨン)
- Birthdate: September 19, 1995
- Birthplace: South Korea
- Ethnicity: Korean
- Blood Type: A
- Height: 167 cm (5 ft 5.7 in)?
- Weight: 50kg
- Western Zodiac: Virgo
- Eastern Zodiac: Pig (Boar in Japan)
- UP-FRONT GROUP Status:
- 2009-06-21: UP-FRONT AGENCY member
- 2013-07-30: Left
- Hello! Project Groups:
- Hello! Pro Korea Kenshuusei (2011)
- Specialty: Dancing, Speaking English
- Hobbies: Practicing a 'chic expression, reading the encyclopedia, singing, dancing, listening to music
- Audition Song: Dance - "Ah" by After School
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- She can speak English, and she is learning Japanese.
- Although she had performed as a back-up dancer with Hello Pro Egg members at Hello! Project concerts in 2011, she was not officially a member of the program.
- She was one of the few talents of Korean descent under UP-FRONT AGENCY, the others being Shim Min and Sonim.