Peter Mousaferiadis is the founder of Cultural Infusion, an international organisation that aims to facilitate intercultural contact through a range of sustainable arts and engagement programs aimed at building cultural harmony within communities and schools. Cultural Infusion’s education programmes are delivered to an annual audience of more than 350,000 students across Australia, South Africa, Egypt, Cambodia, India and Brazil.
Since 1988, Peter Mousaferiadis has had an extensive career in the arts as a creative director, producer, artistic director, music director, and composer. After completing his studies in Australia, Peter trained as a symphonic conductor in the Czech Republic, Italy and the USA from 1990 to 1995 before turning his attention to the direction and production of large scale intercultural productions and ceremonies for international events. Peter directed and produced the Australia Day Concerts from 2004-2012 and has produced shows throughout Australia, China, the Philippines, and Malaysia for a range of clients including the United Nations, the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions, and the United Religious Initiative.
Peter holds numerous positions including the current chair of the Lahore International Conference on Culture, an Associate of the UNESCO Chair for Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue Asia-Pacific and is a Global Trustee of United Religions Initiative. In 2013, Peter developed the winning slogan for the UNAOC, “Do One Thing for Diversity” campaign titled ‘Diversified We Grow’ and in 2017 he received the Peace Ambassador Award from the Centre of Peace Studies in Sri Lanka.