Sleeping in the Madonna-room

Sleeping in the Madonna-room

Ex-Manager dEUS Runs B&B Now in Spain A Bed&Breakfast with a high level of Rock ‘n-Roll and sleeping in the Madonna-room?  To find that you will have to go to Enfrente Arte in Ronda, (Malaga – Spain), the hotel of Filip Eyckmans, ex-manager of dEUS, presented tonight in “Vlaanderen Vakantieland” (belgian traveller’s TV-show).  You’ll sleep in the bed where Tim Van Haemel, Buscemi, Tom Barman and Madonna have been turning in. Cathérine De Kock.   Twenty years ago Filip Eyckmans, from Antwerp, started a guesthouse in Ronda, a spanish little town in the South.  Enfrente Arte is a unique bed&breakfast where a number of artists were bound to be found. […]

Goyesca Bullfighting in Ronda

Goyesca Bullfighting in Ronda

Goyesca Bullfighting in Ronda Now is confirmed, since the official poster of the “Corrida Goyesca of Ronda” 2008 corrida will be composed by Francisco Rivera, his brother Cayetano, Jose Maria Manzanares and Angel Perera. This corrida will take place in our enblematic bullring on Saturday September 6th 2008.   The traditional Fair and Festival of Pedro Romero has been made every year to host as many nationals and internationals visitors posible to enjoy a colorful and very special street atmosphere in our city. Throughout the whole week ,as they can observe, the whole city is turned into the street. One of the most special days is Saturday, where Ronda receive […]

Don Quijote en Ronda

Don Quijote en Ronda

In 1999, director PETER YATES, cast and crew came to Hotel EnFrente Arte in Ronda (Andalusia) for the shooting of the TV-serie DON QUIXOTE (Don Quijote), after MIGUEL DE CERVANTES’ novel DON QUIJOTE, written in 1605 and probably Spain’s most important literatural highlight. It is also one of the world’s most translated novels. The amazing cast of this production, Bob Hoskins, John Litgow, Isabella Rossellini, Vanessa Williams and many other, stayed in our hotel and guaranteed legendary parties in the hotel in the nighttime after long days shooting in the beautiful Ronda decor. The city of Ronda is constantly present in the serie and in the opening scene you recognize […]

Ronda Hotels: Enfrente Arte Awarded

Ronda Hotels: Enfrente Arte Awarded

Awarded! Hotel Enfrente Arte – Ronda Wins the Premio Puente Award Enfrente Arte Awarded A couple of years ago Ronda City Hall (Ayuntamiento de Ronda) decided to award local entrepreneurs, active in hotel, bar or restaurant, for their tourist contribution: the Premio Puente (the Bridge Award, reference to Ronda’s famous bridge).The Premio Puente is devided in 2 sections, the Tourist Project Award (Proyecto Turístico) and the Hotel Management Award (Gestión Hotelera).In 2007 Hotel Enfrente Arte won this award celebrated in a special gala at the Convento San Domingo (also known as the Ronda Congress Palace / Palacio de Congresos Ronda). Hotel EnFrente Arte was honoured for its “Innovation of Hotel […]

FRANCISCO CARMONA – THE ROGUE ARTIST

FRANCISCO CARMONA – THE ROGUE ARTIST

Francisco Carmona was born in Bobadilla, Málaga in 1966. Francisco Carmona: “I am not an artist; I work with art” Lives and works in Málaga where he started his own Art Studio Casapiedragua. (C/ Gigantes 16, Málaga) Casapiedragua, rather than a work-of-art catalogue, is a work concept under which the head artist manifests both his creative capacity and a great variety of styles that can be conceived by his imagination.                     Casapiedragua is also more than a single name; it is a technique to create methacrylate sculptures carved with traditional tools, a pioneering style whose development dates back to the early […]

Tom Barman in RONDA

Tom Barman in RONDA

In 1998 the belgian band dEUS recorded The Ideal Crash in Ronda (Spain, Andalusia) at the Hotel and Studios EnFrente Arte. This is a part from an interview with dEUS leadsinger Tom Barman, by the Dutch Television (VPRO) for LOLLADAMUSICA (1999). Tom Barman