Pristin stans are getting some good news today!
It’s been confirmed that 4 members from the now-disbanded girl group – Eunwoo, Roa, Yuha and Rena – will be re-debuting in a new group.
On 18th October (Friday), it was reported that the 4 girls have signed an exclusive contract with AlSeulBit and are “preparing to debut again”, as reported by Soompi. In addition, it was revealed that they have finished filming their music video as well as photo shoot for the album jacket.
Aside from that, the label also spilled more details on the upcoming girl group; namely the group name and also their debut month. Named HINAPIA, the 5-member girl group consists of the 4 former PRISTIN members as well as a 5th member whose the identity remains hidden for now.
“We have chosen the name HINAPIA for our 1st girl group. HINAPIA will debut in November with Minkyung (Roa), Kyungwon (Yuha), Yebin (Rena), Eunwoo, and a soon-to-be-revealed fifth member. As an agency, we will do our best to make sure the members have a successful debut. Please watch over them with love,” said a representative from the agency.
According to Koreaboo, the name HINAPIA symbolises the members’ wish to express their aspirations to deliver hope to the public with various attractions. Check out their official group logo here, ahead of their debut next month:
As mentioned earlier, all the 4 female idols debuted as a members of Pristin under Pledis Entertainment along with Zhou Jieqiong (Kyulkyung), Im Nayoung, Kyla, Xiyeon, Seungyeon and Yehana.
They made their official debut on February 2017. However, after almost 2 years of unscheduled activities as a whole group, it was announced on 24th May this year that the group disbanded.
We’ll definitely look forward to what Eunwoo, Roa, Yuha and Rena have to offer for their upcoming activities as members of HINAPIA.
In the meantime, stay tuned for upcoming updates from the group.