C.I.V.A (pronounced as See-Va or See-Aye-Vee-Ay) are a trio girl group who debuted under Lee & Tak Entertainment (LTE). LTE was founded by comedian-celebrities Lee SangMin and Tak JaeHoon. The group consists of members Lee SooMin, Kim SoHee and Yoon ChaeKyung, and their group name means “One level upgraded from Diva (C comes before D)”.
The girl group formed during the show program titled “The God of Music”, where the girls had gained much attention for both their talent and their name. The name can be controversial for the Korean pronunciation, which closely resembles a curse word. Their debut title, “Why Do You Call Me (Wae Bool Luh)”, farther created controversy for the group as “C.I.V.A. Wae Bool Uh” put together sounds as a common curse phrase among Koreans.
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