Sleeping in the Madonna room

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. […]

Don Quixote in Ronda

Don Quixote in Ronda

 Don Quixote in Ronda Don quixote IN 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 […]

Enfrente Arte Awarded

Enfrente Arte Awarded

Enfrente Arte Awarded Hotel Enfrente Arte – Ronda Wins the Premio Puente Award 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 […]

The rogue artist – Francisco Carmona

The rogue artist – Francisco Carmona

The rogue artist – Francisco Carmona Francisco Carmona: “I am not an artist; I work with art”   The rogue artist – Francisco Carmona was born in Bobadilla, Málaga in 1966. 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. Facebook: La canalla Estudio de Arte Web Page: Info La Canalla                                          […]

Tom Barman in Ronda

Tom Barman in Ronda

 Tom Barman in Ronda Tom Barman in Ronda: This artist born in January 7, 1972, is a Belgian musician and film director. He founded the rock band Deus in Antwerp in 1989 and directed its music videos. In the summer of 2002 shooting started in Antwerp for his first feature film Any Way the Wind Blows which was released in Belgian cinemas in the summer of 2003. In February 2004, he released “The Body Gave You Everything”, the debut album by Magnus, his dance-oriented project with techno producer CJ Bolland. Barman has since explored the other side of the camera as well. He agreed to a “leading role” allowing directors, Manu Riche and Renaat Lambeet to film a […]

Gypsy Ronda and ENFRENTE ARTE

Gypsy Ronda and ENFRENTE ARTE

Andalusia means Tapas and Flamenco. The next video was recorded in Ronda, in the heart of Andalusia at just 1 hour from the Costa del Sol in the South of Spain, where a gypsy family (gitanos) performs ‘live’ in their living room … That’s what tradition means!   We witness the typical gypsy athmosphere at La Casa del Tito Orillo de Ronda, with on the guitar Joaquin de Jovenes Gitanos who went on tour with the belgian band DAAU (die anarchistische Abendunterhaltung), in Belgium and Holland back in 1998. In that same year DAAU recorded the album “We need new Aninals” at the Hotel EnFrente Arte Studios in Ronda. DAAU […]

Madonna in RONDA

Madonna in RONDA

Madonna in RONDA In November 1994 MADONNA came to RONDA, Andalusia (South Spain) to shoot the video “Take A Bow”. It would be the second single, released in December same year, of her by that time new album “Bedtime Stories”. During the shooting in Ronda, Madonna stayed at LA POSADA REAL hotel, which now is known as HOTEL ENFRENTE ARTE.                   The moment local people of this beautiful and historic andalusian village, knew Madonna was in the hotel at the Calle Real, people gathered at the hotel entrance, accompied by local and national television: Madonna came to Ronda to do some shots […]

Axelle Red and HOTEL ENFRENTE ARTE – Ronda

Axelle Red and HOTEL ENFRENTE ARTE – Ronda

Axelle Red’s In 2003 Hotel EnFrente Arte – Ronda produced Axelle Red’s video “Toujours”, recorded at the banks of the Zahara de la Sierra Reservoir, at some 20km from Ronda (Andalucia). The whole crew stayed at the Hotel EnFrente Arte and for the final shooting also local people were invited. Video Axelle Red “Toujours” One of the actors is STIJN, belgian musician who later will use a picture from the video shooting for the cover of his first album “Euphoric”. The man on that cover is a sheppard from Zahara de la Sierra and also appears on the Axelle Red video.         Video from STIJN, “G. Daddy” […]

dEUS and HOTEL ENFRENTE ARTE

dEUS and HOTEL ENFRENTE ARTE

dEUS dEUS, is a band from Antwerp (Belgium), they record their album “The Ideal Crash” in the recording studio “En Frente Arte” in Ronda in 1999. That´s why they have this very special relationship with the Hotel Enfrente Arte. Now dEUS is returning this spring (28th of April 2008) with their new album “Vantage Point” their boldest – and perhaps finest – album to date, featuring guest vocal appearances from Karin Dreijer Andersson from The Knife and Guy Garvey of Elbow.“Vantage Point” finds dEUS at their most adventurous and self-assured, containing moments of brooding grandeur, via propulsive rhythms, icy synths, deadly riffs and punk-funk grooves. dEUS remain as eclectic as […]