F. Tsesmeli

DJ, Journalist - shesaid.so athens / HER Project

Fo aka FofiTsesmeli is a professional DJ and a leading figure in the Greek dance music scene. She has played at all major clubs in the country and she holds the longest living residency at a club in the Greece, being a resident of Sodade2 BackStage for the past 21 years. 

She has shared the decks with international DJs like Nicole Moudaber, Ramiro Lopez, Honey Dijon, Cristian Varela, David Morales, Smokin’ Jo, Louisahhh, Skin, Kiko Navarro and others. 

Apart from her DJing career, Fo is a music journalist. She was the editor-in-chief of Freeze mag, the presenter and editor of ‘Heineken Zone’ dance music show on MAD TV and a radio producer on NRG FM 105,5 and Kiss FM 92,9. She was also the A&R of D-Version Music Publishing. She collaborates with LiFO, the leading urban culture online mag in Greece, providing exclusive interviews with international DJs/producers and various content regarding the local and international electronic music scene. She also collaborates with various artists and labels, as a consultant. 

Fo was voted “No1 DJ of 2014”, “No1 DJ of 2016”, “No1 DJ of 2017” and “No1 DJ of 2018” in the Athens Voice Annual poll. In 2018 she introduced the project “HER” to the Greek crowd, with an all-female lineup for the first time in Greece, aiming to promote equality and female artists from Greece and all over the world. HER supported and co-organized the “Women InTechno_logy” event at the Athens Concert Hall. It was the debut of techno music in its premises, by an all Greek female line up, one of whom was Fo. HER project was part of the first Sonar Athens festival with a b2b set by Fo and VRGN and also collaborated with Athens Pride on a live streaming event from SNFCC. Since April 2020, she is one of the shesaid.so Athens chapter directors. In 2021 she was one of the nominees in the Greek International Women Awards (GIWA), in the Arts & Culture category. 

Country: Greece