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. […]

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 Tom Barman in RONDA was last modified: March 14th, 2017 by Filip

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 […]