Member Profile

Global Carnival Centre
Pax Nindi

Artist - Strategist -  Consultant -  Musician - Photographer -  Filmmaker
Pax Nindi FRSA is the founder and Chief Executive of Global Carnival Centre. 

As qualified printer Pax migrated from Zimbabwe in the 80’s, founded community video project Paxvision and became event organisor setting up Deptford Days and Chimanimani (Zimbabwe) Festivals.   

1996 - 2006 he served as senior member Arts Council where he wrote Carnival Arts Strategy, initiated/edited On Route book, producedMax Crowd Pax Photo  international Carnival Conferences and initiated 10 International Fellowships in Brazil, Trinidad, Europe and USA.   

2011 - 2014 directed  St Pauls Carnival and later became Creative Director for UKCCA where he produced the only Eastern region’s 2012 Olympics carnival, directed Luton International Carnival, Brazil Encontro and European project in DenmarkOh, UK, Hungary and Germany. 

In 2013 he wrote and published “Rampage – In Pursuit for Carnival Excellence” carnival book and remains World Carnival Commission Vice President (Canada), Director for’ Circus Development Agency, Birmingham Carnival, Ghana Centre for Carnival Arts and Patron for RASPO and Carnaval Del Peublo.  

2014 initiated Kenyan Peace Carnival, presented Bahamas Junkanoo Commandos in France, Rampage Mas in Denmark and produced a Carnival Symposium in Ghana. Pax also coordinated the Hackney One Carnival, Great British Carnival event in London Olympic Park and mentored Abuja Carnival (Nigeria). Nigeria

Pax Nindi is Chief Executive and founder of the Global Carnival Centre, National Advisor for Arts Council of England, South Africa Arts, Sports and Culture, Arts Council of Wales and Ireland.  As a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts and an international carnival consultant, Pax is a keen advocate for the carnival artform and lectures as well as speak at conferences around the world.