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Chanty says she trained hard to keep up and become a part of K-Pop girl group Lapillus

Chanty, better known as Chantal Vidal, says she had to keep up with the rest of the members of Lapillus during their trainee days.

Chanty says she trained hard to keep up and become a part of K-Pop girl group Lapillus-Pao Apostol
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Pao Apostol

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06/25/2022 06:31 PM
Chanty says she trained hard to keep up and become a part of K-Pop girl group Lapillus
Photo Credit: @ itsmaria.chantal on Instagram

PUSH caught up with the girls of Lapillus in an exclusive interview where they shared their experiences during their trainee days.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Chanty (@itsmaria.chantal)


 

One of the members, Shana, said she realized they had to work on a lot of stuff in the beginning.  

Lapillus is composed of members Chanty, Shana, Yue, Bessie, Seowon, and Haeun.  

“All of us felt the same thing. Ever since we started training, we realized while singing and dancing and stuff like ‘Oh, we’re lacking this part of singing, I can’t do this part in dancing’ during practice,” Shana said. 

While they felt insecure at first, the girls eventually realized that they should accept their flaws and use them as an inspiration to become even more motivated to work hard harder.  

“Because of that, we felt insecure at some point. But we accepted those flaws and used them as encouragement — much like a motivation to work harder and to improve. Every day, we keep practicing,” she added.  

Read: Meet the members of K-Pop group Lapillus including Filipino-Argentinian Chanty

Shana also shared how things changed for them after listening to their first song as a group.  

“When we heard our first song, we kind of got excited to show it to the world as soon as possible. So we really, really worked hard for it po,” she said.  

Meanwhile, Chanty (better known to her Filipino fans for her real name Chantal Vidal), talked about her experiences during her early days in South Korea.  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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While she thought she can do things right away following her various training in the Philippines, she realized they do it differently there.  

“When I first came here, well, of course, obviously, I had a little bit of experience with acting. Like I’ve been introduced to like show business and stuff like that for a little while. And I thought like ‘Oh, since I have an idea of how it’s going to be, I felt like I can do it,” she said.  

“But upon coming here, I realized how lacking I am. I have no dense background, I haven’t been properly trained for singing. And like my companions have been really, really good from the start,” she added.  

Sharing how South Koreans work, she said: “They’re so fast paced. When you come here, they don’t adjust to you. You should keep up with them. You need to work harder to get on their level.”  

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Chanty (@itsmaria.chantal)

 

“So yeah, it was one of the most challenging things for me. But yeah, with the help of my members, they were so understanding with my dancing and my singing. They really helped me a lot which led me to improvement,” she remarked.  

 Chanty gave a message to her Filipino fans who have tirelessly shown her support from the start.  

“First of all, I would really like to say thank you so, so much because even before our debut, we have received so much support from you and we read your comments. I’m so thankful for such a warm welcome and support,” she said.  

Read: Chanty officially debuts as a K-Pop artist with Lapillus

“Yeah, as someone who just had this as a wild dream, I’m so grateful that I’m able to be in front of all of you and after all the hard work and prayers, I’m finally here. And so by being here despite so much room to grow in my career path. I hope every stage that we have, you’ll be able to see more and more improvement from me as well as the group,” she added.  

Yue, on other hand, shared what fans can expect from them in the coming months.  

“You can look forward to our performances. We’re probably going to have a lot of fun concerts for our fans.