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Ricardo Arjona and a great performance at Conrad Hotel

Ricardo Arjona concert held last night to beat Conrad Punta del Este to three hundred thousand people, including casino preferred customers throughout the region and figures, who enjoyed the show unique to the Latino singer premiered her “Metamorphosis world tour” in South America.

To the delight of the audience, mostly female, the troubadour Guatemalan provided a two-hour show in which they interacted at all times with their fans. The generous code is not left out any of his biggest hits: Taxi, There is love, Come with me to be alone, Love, My Bride, Without you without me, Naked, Tell me not, When, I, I hurt, Lady, Reconciliation, if the North, The problem, I know, Penguins in bed, no damage, Minutes, Women.

The deployment of scenery which simulated a circus atmosphere, light and sound work involved 70 people between owners of the stage, Mexican technicians, musicians and production staff.

Ricardo Arjona arrived Thursday at 07:30 to Punta del Este by private plane from Guatemala, accompanied by his son Richard, an assistant, a tour manager and two guards. Hosted in a 14th floor presidential suite, the artist rested and then did soundcheck. Before the show requested dinner in their room picaña, steamed vegetables and chicken legs with potatoes.

For the clubhouse called a blender to make a powerful mix of ginger, black sugar, honey, lemon and eggs to drink before going on stage.

Yesterday shared breakfast with his son also in the room liquefied pineapple, coffee, fruit sliced, cereal, yogurt strawberries, scrambled eggs with ham, black toast and muffins filled with dulce de leche. At noon, followed their daily routine of exercises advised by professors at the Spa Hotel that included chest, triceps, abdominals, lower back, stationary bike and treadmill.

The busy schedule these days included shows in his native country last weekend filming a documentary on Monday, day off on Tuesday, 10-hour journey by private jet to Punta del Este and recital at Conrad. He enjoyed boating on the harbor, La Barra and springs and even made time for a game of paddle with members of his staff. He left here Saturday from Laguna del Sauce airport to Cordoba where he will continue the tour.

Among the figures were invited to the concert with her daughter Susana Gimenez Mercedes Sarrabayrouse, Sofia Zamolo, Marisa Andino, Monica Gonzaga, Ana Rusconi, Graciela Alfano, Myriam Bunin, Gabriela Pochinki, Carlos Di Domenico, Clarisa Abreu, Giannina Silva, Ximena Torres and Chilean artist Lucho Gatica.

Punta del Este Catwalk in Conrad

From February 3rd to 5th, Conrad Punta del Este Resort & Casino will host Catwalk Punta del Este, the most important fashion event of the season, which will bring together 16 of the most prestigious designers and brands in Latin America.

In its 5th edition, Catwalk Punta del Este already takes part of the Latin American circuit fashion and has the support of Asunción Fashion Week (Paraguay), Ecuador Fashion Week (Ecuador), Viña Fashion (Chile), Santiago D-Fashion (Chile ), Mar del Plata Fashion Show (Argentina), Buenos Aires Alta Moda (Argentina) and Fashion Week Honduras (Honduras).

For three days, Friday 3, Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 February, the Monte Carlo Conrad lounge is the meeting point for lovers of fashion and design linger on a real show.

The fashion world in Punta del Este
Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay are the countries represented at the meeting of fashion in the most captivating resort in the region.

Friday 3
Showroom Opening 20:00
20:30 Pablo Suárez of Uruguay
21:30 First Ladies of Uruguay
22:30 Ruben Campos de Chile
23:30 Ana Maria Guiulfo of Peru and Argentina’s Jorge Ibáñez

Saturday 4
Showroom Opening 20:00
Carmen Steffens Brazilian 20:30
21:30 Nicolas Osano of Uruguay
Dimo 22:30 PY and Astrid Poletti of Paraguay
Valentina Gonzalez and Sebastian 23:30 Cubides of Colombia

Sunday 5
Showroom Opening 20:00
20:30 Ramiro de Leon of Uruguay
21:30 Carlos Freight Paraguay
Irene Schumann Chile 22:30
23:30 Mini Hair Show by Jessicaleo and Argentina’s Claudio Cosano

Models involving 50 agencies Haru (Argentina), UP! (Paraguay) and Valentino Bookings (Uruguay), will participate, including Sofia Zamolo, Romina Branchesi, Solange Cubillo and Carolina Baldini.

This 5th edition of Gateway Punta del Este bring together special guests, models, artists, designers and representatives of the international press. Besides the parade room, there will be a showroom for exhibitions, tastings and product launches.

Fiesta Chandon Punta del Este 2012

The night wore white to welcome the summer at the ​​Chandon party, this year inspired by the beaches of Waimea. It called for 800 guests in Laguna Escondida, Jose Ignacio, among which were Lu Pedraza, Facundo Pieres, Ivan de Pineda, Concepcion Blaquier and Manuela Viale.

Set by Javier Iturrioz, in the sixth edition of the festival, plenty of exotic birds, typical necklaces with flowers and palm trees sorrounded the party.

The music was given by Dj Chule Bernard, who spent island music and classics remixed David Guetta while Tato Giovannonni bartender offered based drinks Chandon Extra Brut.

Chandon, again thrilled to move Premieres and provided one of the best parties of the season.

Gente Magazine Party 2012

Under the strict dress Code Pink Touch and over two thousand guests, was held in the gardens exclusive Conrad Resort & Casino which is known in Punta del Este as “the most anticipated summer party stenosis”

Among the guests who showed up with impeccable style, were Gabriel Corrado, sisters Patricia and Della Giavampaolla Rossella, models and Zaira Nara Luli Fernandez, journalist Enrique Llamas de Madariaga, and Christian businessman Ratazzi.

The unforgettable moment of the festival is the classic parade. Under the theme “Circus” paraded 50 models, including Debora Bello, Lara Bernasconi and Karina Jelinek, responsible for closing the block Domadoras and hunters.

Christian Castro was responsible for the spectacular show in which he sang all his hits by raving to all girls in the audience.

The party came to an end with fireworks and Vilma Palma, banda emblem of the nineties, which featured a show more than fun and everyone danced.

Hotel Conrad celebrates 2012 opening

In order to entertain friends, famous habitues of the hotel and the press, Conrad Resort & Casino opened the doors of the majestic hall Punta del Este to kick off the summer season.

The dress code was orange, color that dominated the scenery, VIP areas, food stations and setting.

Celebrity Tete Coustarot was chosen to conduct the event. The great attraction of the evening was Lara Sambert who sang the hits of the summer while models and high-level “Conrad Angels” paraded on the catwalk.

Among the leading figures of the night were Ricky Sarkany, Gabriel Corrado, Dolores Barreiro, Lucho Avilés, Pancho Dotto, Carlos Di Domenico, Zaira Nara, Guillermo Coria and Graciela Alfano.

Pal Sarkosy exhibits his Paintings

Pal Sarkozy, father of French President Nicolas Sarkozy, arrived to Punta del Este to spend a short vacation with his partner and exhibit his paintings in the Galeria de las Misiones, located in the area of Jose Ignacio.

The sample containing his works is entitled “Something familiar, something strange” and it is an exhibition by the German artist Werner Hornung, with whom he exhibited his paintings in Spain, Russia and Japan.

His works, which have been defined by Sarkozy himself father as “art 2.0” (referring to his penchant for combining traditional painting techniques and new technologies) and “decadent realism” (by the proliferation of nude women and sex scenes in his paintings ), including a controversial portrait of his son wearing an earring and another of his wife, Italian former model and singer Carla Bruni playing the guitar on the piano.


Hotel Conrad celebrates 14 years in Punta del Este

Hotel Casino Conrad celebrated 14 years in Punta del Este inviting it’s most important clients and famous personalities from Uruguay, Argentina and Brasil. General manager Jorge Serna was in charge of the main words.

After coctel, north-american band “KC & the sunshine band” performed most of its hits, like “Boogie Shows” and “Shake your Booty”. Following up, an enourmous pyramid shape cake was the main attraction of the party.

1.300 guests enjoyed a new aniversary of this famous hotel in the uruguayan coast.

Uruguay will receive 233 cruises in 2012

Uruguay prepares it’s new year and a great affluence of cruises is expected for this season. According to local newspaper “El Pais”, 233 cruises its the number the country plans to receive along all it’s cities, representing close to 400.000 tourists, that will discover Uruguay attractions.

In Punta del Este the cruises arrival keep increasing each year.