18-year-old from Odisha has become the first-ever K-pop artist from India

Sriya Lenka will be joining the South Korean girl group Blackswan

Blackswan’s label DR Music announced the addition of new members in an Instagram post.

Sriya and Gabriela were selected following a global audition programme held over the past six months.

The audition was announced after one of the members, Hyeme, left the girl group.

The teenager is the only Indian to have been picked by Korean Music Label DR Music during the global audition

A fan of the K-Pop group, Shreya decided to give it a try after coming across the online audition during the lockdown.

She is a trained dancer and yoga enthusiast. She began taking lessons in Hindustani Classical

She had sent an unedited dance and a song video for the audition.

Her name was announced live by the remaining members of Black Swan on their YouTube channel as a finalist on July 3.

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