Mauri is, without exaggeration, one of the cornerstones in what is today’s salsa scene. He has been on the decks for 25 years now, which is exactly the reason why he talks things exactly how they are, no politics, no round corners. This interview shall pump up some discussion!
Dance fosters social cohesion and what psychologists call “self-other merging”. We dance in festivals and parties with people regardless of their age, origin, social or financial status and sexual orientation. However, has this social flow really been achieved?
With over 100 artists, and a staggering turnout of 5000 participants from all around the world the 14th edition of El Sol Salsa Festival was an event that went down in history.