Big Hit Entertainment’s “I-LAND” Project Reveals New Trainees

A total of 23 trainees have been unveiled so far.

More trainees for I-LAND have been unveiled!

I-LAND is the first collaborative project under BELIFT LAB Incorporations (BELIFT): a joint venture between Big Hit Entertainment and CJ ENM. This observational reality show, filmed at an elaborate, custom studio, seeks to find the next generation of K-Pop artists.

Earlier this week, the names and stats for the first batch of trainees (applicants) were revealed. The first six applicants are between 14 and 22 years of age, and they hail from South Korea, Australia, Japan, and the USA.

Since then, seventeen more applicants have been made public through Mnet‘s second, third, and fourth releases. Here’s everything we know about them so far!

1. Hanbin

Age: 22

Country/Region: Vietnam

Training Period: 11 months

2. Kyungmin

Age: 15

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year and 11 months

3. Jay

Age: 18

Country/Region: Korea, United States

Training Period: Two years and 11 months

4. Geonu

Age: 19

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year, four months

5. Jungwon

Age: 16

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year, four months

6. EJ

Age: 17

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year, six months

7. Ta-ki

Age: 15

Country/Region: Japan

Training Period: 10 months

8. Jimin

Age: 18

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: 11 months

9. Jaebeom

Age: 19

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: Six months

10. Nicholas

Age: 17

Country/Region: Taiwan

Training Period: Eight months

11. Taeyong

Age: 15

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year and two months

12. Yoonwon

Age: 15

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year and one month

13. Jaeho

Age: 19

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: One year and five months

14. Seon

Age: 20

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: Four years and 10 months

15. Youngbin

Age: 18

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: Four months

16. Ni-ki

Age: 14

Country/Region: Japan

Training Period: Eight months

17. Sungchul

Age: 16

Country/Region: Korea

Training Period: Eight months

Find out more about the first six applicants here:

Big Hit Entertainment’s “I-LAND” Project Drops First Release Of Trainees

Source: I-LAND
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