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Florin Marica (MARIKA) is one of the few DJ’s, producers, and promoters, who got himself profoundly involved in the underground music phenomenon from Romania, in the 1990’s.
In the 1990’s Marika together with Cristian Paduraru were the founders of the band Fire in Water, which won them two important awards – one at Assos New Talent Festival, and the other one at the Klub Bizzar show on Atomic TV.
Fun Radio, 2M+ (Activ FM), Pro Fm Dance, Vibe FM are just some of the radio stations where Marika promoted selections of electronic a that were made according to the listeners’ needs, but focusing on important contributors of this genre, from Romania. Producers, promoters and everyone who gravitated around the electronic music universe were invited in the framework of Marika’s radio shows, which were also the background for live performances and mixes.
Between 1998 and 2004 Marika was editor and producer for the shows Metropolis and Rockada on the first Romanian TV music channel: Atomic TV.
In 2005 Marika reaches up to the final of a well-known national DJ contest – Heineken – being frequently invited to the majority of Romanian clubs, before this contest-tour and even more afterwards. Also in 2005 Marika begins his collaboration with Expirat Club and Other Side, each Wednesday night being supported and entitled Selectro: DJ Marika & Guests. The guests are DJ’s, local and foreign producers from the electronic music industry, DJ sets or live performances.
In 2010 Selectro is invited to organize its own scene, with local and foreign guests, on the platform of Sunwaves Music Festival.
In 2010 and 2011 Selectro gets the award for the “Best concept for a series of parties in Romania” at the Nights.ro Awards. Selectro is also the name of Marika’s radio show every Wednesday night on Dance FM.