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Sachiyo was born in Tokyo and raised in Singapore.
Sachiyo had her debut as a professional musician in 1997
and went on to perform extensively at Jazz Clubs and Live Houses
in both Singapore and Tokyo.
She was also selected as the campaign girl for Singapore Airlines
during her childhood.

Starting in 2000, inspired by her unique cultural heritage, Sachiyo
set to work creating music that consisted of both originals as well
as arrangements of traditional Malay and Chinese songs.

She has released 2 albums;"Sachiyo Sings Singapore"and"Rojak" in Japan.
Consisting of lyrics sung in multiple languages (English, Chinese,
Malay, Japanese) and complemented by a diverse range of music, Sachiyo's album was hailed as
a new direction for Asian Music and was highly received in various musical and entertainment
circles in Japan.

She also hosted a radio program in Japan called "Rojak Rojak" to introduce Singapore culture,
music, fashion, food and lifestyle to listeners there. The program was broadcast from July 2006
to October 2007.

The success of the album has lead to performances at the cultural exchange events organized by
the Singapore Tourism Board and other Singapore organizations such as the Singapore Pavilion
during "Aichi-expo" in Nagoya and "Singapore Food & Culture Festival" in Tokyo, (Event of 40th
Anniversary of Diplomatic Relations between Japan and Singapore) as well as her annual
self-produced Singapore music/food/fashion collaboration event entitled "Singapore Festival".

Sachiyo moved her base to Singapore in 2009.
In December 2009, She was invited by the Japan Embassy in Singapore to be the first Japanese
singer to sing both Singapore and Japan National Anthems at "Japan National Day" event
in Singapore.

She has released her first English album "My Life, My Songs" in January 2011
in collaboration with top Singapore's producers and musicians,
with a sold-out gig at the Singapore iconic Esplanade Recital Studio,
her debut concert in Singapore.

Sachiyo is also actively involved in charity work.
She wrote a song, "Nami - Semua habis" dedicated to the victims of
The 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake and tsunami and organized a charity concert in Tokyo.
In addition, she wrote a song "A Song of Life" dedicated to the victims of The 2011
Japan Disaster and have produced CD single with the music industry people in Singapore
and donated the proceeds from CD sales and downloads to Japan.
She has joined numbers of concert in aid of Japan Disaster held in Singapore
including her own charity concert at Japanese Association Singapore
to play an important role as the only one Japanese Singer-Songwriter based
in Singapore.

Sachiyo also held a recovery support concert for the disaster entitled
"Songs from Singapore to Tohoku" together with top Singaporean musicians
at Sendai city, Miyagi Prefecture in December 2011 and this was the first music event
to deliver Singapore music directly to the affected area of Japan.
In March 2012, she has produced the 1st anniversary disaster charity concert under a series of
"Songs from Singapore to Tohoku" project and joined a special program to commemorate
the 1st anniversary of the disaster at Channel News Asia and broadcasted throughout Asia.

In addition to her musical contributions as an artist, Sachiyo is now viewed
as a Musical Ambassador to bridge the two countries: Singapore and Japan.