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Pax Nindi FRSA

Renowned international carnival guru Pax Nindi is the founder and chief executive at Global Carnival Centre, Vice President at World Carnival Commission and singer-songwriter and producer of African reggae band Harare Dread.

He helped to set up Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra in 1998 through his role of Combined Arts Officer at the Arts Council. He also assisted and advised on establishing CultureMix as a company limited by guarantee in 2003.

Pax advises CultureMix Arts on strategic development and he is a patron for RASPO Steel Orchestra.

Previously he was the Creative Director for the UK Centre for Carnival Arts producing and directing East England's only Olympic project 'Carnival Cross Roads - East Bound'.

Pax Nindi performs acoustic version of Ndaenda (Im Gone).

Pax spent five years working as the Artistic Director with St Paul's Carnival and as Vice President of the World Carnival Commission in Canada.

Among his contributions to combined arts in UK and abroad, Pax was Senior Officer at Arts Council England where he was instrumental in developing strategies that raised the profile of circus, street arts and carnival in the arts sector.

He developed the Carnivalnet website, Arts Council National Carnival Arts Strategy, edited the On Route carnival book and initiated International Carnival Fellowships in Brazil, Trinidad, Germany, Italy and Miami.

Pax Nindi, Mary Genis, Bubbles and Chris Slann at The Dorchester.

Pax Nindi, Mary Genis, Bubbles and Chris Slann at The Dorchester.

Patron and Adviser

Pax Nindi Harare Dread

Pax Nindi FRSA