One day in the year of 1997, Kyoko (vocalist) and Sunada (guitarist) met and formed a band. In June of 1999, SANTARA became the name that they would call themselves.
Santara means "citrus fruits" in the Hindu language. There is also a Spanish proverb, “an orange that is cut in two” which holds the meaning “'one' with two people." The meaning matches the world view Kyoko and Sunada aim for. (Sunada majored in Spanish while working part-time at an… read more