Born and bread in Brazil, this Brazilian with Italian roots has made the long step of moving to Europe many years ago. Having first lived in England, where she graduated in Media Studies and Arts Management, she later moved to the ELF community in Holland in the late 90’s, where she got introduced to Psytrance.
Her first DJ performances were in 2001 at the legendary 9Lives of Hofmann parties in Amsterdam, which she also helped decorate with her dream catcher structures. Later, she went on to co-organize the Prog as a Frog and Cosmic Freak Show parties in Amsterdam.
From this underground beginning, Back to Mars grew as an international DJ, playing in major festivals like O.Z.O.R.A., MoDem, Psy-Fi, Boom, Antaris, Wonderland, Universo Paralello, Sonica, Utopia, Solstice Festival and more.
Musically, her taste keeps mutating and evolving. Recently her favorite styles are Forest, Dark Psy, Psy Prog and Dark Prog, which she represents well with the labels she is connected to: Occulta Records and Omveda Records, This diversity of musical styles created an eclectic DJ that can play from day time to power night music, from 125 to 152 BPM, or a combination of styles if she is making one of her classic transitional DJ sets.
Marcia belongs to the Amsterdam party organization Bom Voyage and she also organizes the musical program for Trance Orient Express and Solstice Festival at Ruigoord in Amsterdam.
Under Marciana, she also has a side project where she plays Tech-Psy, Deep House, Tech House, Dub Techno and world music, as can be heard at the alternative stages of MoDem Festival and Psy-Fi Festival.
COUNTRIES PERFORMED: Austria, Brazil, Belgium, Cyprus, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Latvia, Mexico, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.