GINZA CONNECTIVE VOL.5
A talk series with the violinist Chisako Takashima and the Ginza people. Ginza holds many personal and professional memories for Takashima. In this talk series, she thoroughly explores various aspects of the Ginza culture with her guests. Today’s guest is Choichiro Motoyama, Chairman of Sun Motoyama who was among the first to introduce luxury European brands to Japan.
Violinist. Started playing the violin at age 6. After playing abroad, she moved her home base to Japan, and gives concerts all over the country. Although her current focus is on performing music, she also appears on TV and radio programs. Thanks to her much-loved personality, she is appearing in more and more venues.Chisako Takashima’s official website
Chairman of Sun Motoyama. Born in 1921. He was the first to introduce Gucci, Hermes and other luxury brands to Japan, and is known in Japan and throughout the world as a leading figure in fashion brand business.
His book called “Edokko-cho san no hakuraiya ichidaiki” (= “The life of foreign goods shopowner Tokyoite Cho”; published by Shueisha Inc.) is on sale.
Writer: Mikiko Okai Interview location: Sun Motoyama Ginza Flagship Store