Anna Saeki BIOGRAPHY 2011 - 1987
Performed at "Festival Nacional de Folklore" (The Cosquín Folk Festival) in Cosquin, Argentina for the first time.
Performed with "TANGOLOCO" at the Velma Café.
Invited to the World Tango Summit, Seinäjoki, Finland
Appeared on a TV program on Telemundo (division of NBC), New York, U.S.A
"Family Concert Tour" in Hokkaido, sponsored by Hokkaido Shimbun Bun-bun Club.
Performed at "Great East Japan Earthquake Charity Concert: Nacer y Renacer -Birth
and Rebirth-" in 8 cities.
Started a radio program "Anna Cafe ♪♪" via music digital radio "Music Bird"
<Japan Foundation Subsidy Tour>
Performed at Jardín Japonés (Japanese Garden) in Buenos Aires, Tango bar "BIEN PORTENO", and the 25th Anniversary Concert at Nikkei Argentina Center.
Performed a concert at "Salon Dorado" of Buenos Aires City Cultural Center (El Salón Dorado de la Casa de la Cultura) for the first time for a Japanese artist.
Performed at Teatro Peruano Japonés in Lima, Peru (Japanese Association, Great Hall)
Performed at Festival de los Pueblos y el Vino (Festival of Towns and Wine), San Rafael, Argentina
Performed at Provincial Tango Festival in Zarate, Argentina
Invited to perform at La Falda Tango Festival, Argentina
Invited to perform at Granada Tango Festival, Spain
Performed "World Concert Tour 2010 -Breaking New Ground-" including dinner shows, with the band, TANGOLOCO from Argentina.
"Anna Saeki Dream Parent-Child Concert 2010 -Flying Towards the World-" (5 venues including Ginza Hakuhinkan Theater, Tokyo)
Performed at "Kobe Yuttari One Night Cruise" (Kobe arrival/departure)
"Christmas Special Concert - Anna Saeki Dinner Show" (The port of Yokohama)
2010 Human Rights Festival -Connecting Hearts from a Region with Circle of Human Rights- (Suita, Osaka Prefecture)
Lecture and Mini Concert "Beyond Country, Beyond Language"
Released a folklore CD "YO VENGO A OFRECER MI CORAZON -Anatani Ai wo Okurimasu-" in Japan, Argentina, the United States and Europe.
Performed at the International Tango Summit in Bariloche, Argentina.
Performed at the Japan Cultural Institute in Paris, France (2 days) "Une diva du tango Anna Saeki"
Performed at the Medellin Tango Festival in Columbia.
Performed by invitation at the La Falda Tango Festival in Argentina.
Participated in the New York Latin Festival in New York.
Performed a concert in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
"World Concert Tour 2009 -Anatani Ai wo Okurimasu- Folklore y Tango (Folklore and Tango)" Performed at concerts in various locations: Utsunomiya, Sapporo, Aomori, Sendai, Osaka, Tokyo, Yokohama, Nagoya, Ehime, Saijo, Hiroshima and Fukuoka.
"Anna Saeki Dream Parent-Child Concert 2009 -Flying Towards the World-" For the first time in locations including Hiroshima.
20th Anniversary Concert World Tour "ANNA SAEKI TANGO CONCERT TOUR 2008"
Performed "Subsidy Tour 2008 by the Japan Foundation"
- Cordoba, Argentina
- San Paulo, Brazil (Centennial of Japanese Immigration to Brazil)
"Anna Saeki Tango Concert - I will meet you in Brazil-"
- Berlin, Germany
- Moscow, Russia
- Paris, France
She was interviewed by the media in each country.
Released CD "CONCIERTO DE ANNA Clasica & Moderna" in Europe, European edition.
Performed concerts in Changchun, China and Island of Hawaii, United States.
Received an invitation for 25th La Falda Tango Festival, (110th anniversary of the Japan- Argentina Friendship).
Anna was the first Japanese artist to be chosen as one of "20 people contributed to Tango" at this festival.
Performed at 4 venues including a Tango festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Participated in the recording in Buenos Aires with Mercedes Sosa.
Received an invitation for Mercedes Sosa’s concert in Germany.
Performed a concert at Florence Gould Hall in New York.
"World Concert Tour 2008 -New Century- Tango y Folklore"
"World Concert Tour 2008 - New Century-"
Performed at concerts and dinner shows at various locations: Nagano, Chino, Morioka, Yokosuka, Kitakyushu, Omiya, Fukui, Tokyo, Kochi, Kobe, Hiroshima and Nagoya.
Cruise Ship Live Concert: Nippon Maru "Christmas Premium One Night Cruise" (Tokyo-Yokohama)
Anna was invited to perform with Tango Orchestra de Buenos Aires at the 9th Tango Festival in Buenos Aires.
Performed at the CD release concert at Torquato Tasso in Buenos Aires. Anna was interviewed by many media and received great acclaim from Tango experts and critics. Anna's fluency in Spanish was highly praised and her music was acclaimed as it brought fresh air to music of Tango.
Performed at the memorial concert for the lyricist, Homero Manzi, at Teatro Empire, Buenos Aires .
Performed at the San Luis Tango Festival, Argentina.
An encounter with Mercedes Sosa, the mother of folklore genre.
Performed at the regular concert on Wednesdays (In Memory of Aníbal Troilo) with Juan de Dios Filiberto National Orchestra of Argentine Music in Buenos Aires.
Performed at the Carnegie Hall in New York.
Appeared on one of the Telemundo TV Shows in New York.
Recorded in New York, "Donde estas Corazon" was featured in the film, "Lust, Caution" by the Academy Award winning director Ang Lee. "Lust, Caution" won the Golden Lion Award at the Venice International Film Festival.
Released the 20th Anniversary CD "Concierto de Anna Clasica and Moderna" in Japan (pre-released in Argentina).
Performed a concert tour "Anna Saeki 20th Anniversary Concert - Anata to Tomomi -" in 7 cities in Japan (total of 12 performances in Tokyo, Osaka, Yokohama, Nagoya, Hiroshima, Fukuoka and Sapporo). Received interviews from the media and appeared on TV and radio programs during the tour.
Anna was nominated by the Asahikawa Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Asahikawa Tourist and Convention Association of her hometown, Asahikawa, and received "Kankou Kenko sho". Anna was also appointed as "Asahikawa Kankou Taishi (Asahikawa Sightseeing Ambassador)" (-Present)
Performed at Tränenpalast in Berlin.
After releasing an album, Negau (Hope), Anna's TV documentary "A gift from the singer in the land of the cherry blossoms", was broadcast by HTV in Vietnam.
Anna recorded her 20th Anniversary albums "Concierto de ANNA Clasica and Moderna" in Buenos Aires, working with prominent people in the Tango world: Leopoldo Federico, Horacio Ferrer, Raul Garello and Nicolas Ledesma.
"ANNA SAEKI TANGO CONCERT TOUR 2005"
Performed at at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea, Hawaii
Concert held at Carnegie Zankel Hall in New York, NY
Received an invitation to perform at the Asian Festival 2005 in Berlin as a representative of Japan.
Performed at Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Paris, France.
National tour in Japan: "TANGO CONCERT TOUR 2005" STB139 (total of 6 performances)
Performed "X'mas Tango Dinner Show 2005" at venues in Seoul (Korea), Tokyo (the Prince Park Tower Tokyo, Prince Hotel), Yokohama, Nagoya, and Hiroshima.
After releasing her album, "Omoi (Wish), Anna released her new album “Negau (Hope) ”. "Negau (Hope)" was recorded with three different bands from New York and Berlin, and it is a second series of collection of Asian songs, which were uniquely arranged in Tango style. It also included Anna's own compositions.
"TANGO CONCERT TOUR 2004"
Invited to perform in Paris (invited by the mayor of the sixth borough of Paris).
Performed a Concert in Hawaii.
Performed a first concert in Berlin.
Anna Saeki performed in the Tango '90 tour with José Colángelo Y Su Orchestra in Japan.