Fantagios Choi Yoo Jung And Kim Do Yeon Confirms Debut Group Name

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Fantagio's Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon confirms debut group name
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Fantagio's Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon confirms debut group name

Fantagio has confirmed the group name that Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon will be debuting under.

Weki Meki will consist of 8 members, including the two IOI members, Sooyeon, Elly, Say, Lua, Lina, and Lucy. The 8 of them had been working under the team 'i-Teen Girls', but will now be officially known as 'Weki Meki' (pronounced wee-ki mee-ki).

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The group name stands for 8 unique girls who hold keys that recognize each other (MeKi), and 8 girls who hold keys that opens up another world (WeKi). The girls will be shortened to 'WEME', to symbolize that 8 'me's have come together to create a 'We'.

Fantagio addresses reports on Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon's debut with i-Teen Girls
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Fantagio addresses reports on Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon's debut with i-Teen Girls

Earlier, reports surfaced stating that Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon's upcoming girl group, currently known as i-Teen Girls, was in the process of selecting the final members to debut this July.

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Fantagio has since stepped up to clarify, "It's true that i-Teen Girls are preparing for their debut with July as the goal. There will be 8-10 members in the group."

The label also previously stated that not all of the i-Teen Girls who have been greeting fans through their official 'V live' channel are confirmed as members of the upcoming girl group.

Fantagios New Girl Group (Including I.O.Is Choi Yoojung And Kim Doyeon) Reveals Name And Debut Plans
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Fantagios New Girl Group (Including I.O.Is Choi Yoojung And Kim Doyeon) Reveals Name And Debut Plans

The much-anticipated Fantagio girl group that includes I.O.I members Choi Yoojung and Kim Doyeon has made an announcement about their debut!

On July 6, Fantagio stated via a press release that the name of the eight-member group that was commonly known as i-Teen Girls will be Weki Meki.

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Fantagio states that in one meaning of the name “Weki Meki,” “MeKi” refers to eight unique girls who each hold keys that identify one another and “WeKi” refers to the girls as a group once they meet and come to possess another key that opens a new world.

Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon's Weki Meki set debut date
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Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon's Weki Meki set debut date

Choi Yoo Jungand Kim Do Yeon's group Weki Mekihas confirmed their debut date.

Fantagiorevealed, "Weki Meki will release their debut album on August 8th. They are preparing to debut right now."

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The teaser image released is to symbolize the August 8th date as well as the 8 members. The girls will also have a debut showcase at the Seoul Jangchoong Gymnasium at 8PM KST on August 8th.

Are you looking forward to their comeback?

New girl group Weki Meki with Choi Yoo Jung, Kim Do Yeon, and more open official social media accounts!
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New girl group Weki Meki with Choi Yoo Jung, Kim Do Yeon, and more open official social media accounts!

Weki Meki is gearing up for their debut!

Just now, the new girl group by Fantagio shared that they've opened official Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook accounts. They also shared adorable black and white group cuts with all of the 8 members including former IOI members Choi Yoo Jung and Kim Do Yeon.

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Weki Meki is set to debut on August 8. Keep up with them on social media @WekiMeki!

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