Bloco Sereia is a New Orleans based Brazilian style carnival group. Its members are from all over the globe. Bloco Sereia showcases traditional and contemporary fusions of Afro Brazilian rhythms and dances. It is inspired by rivers and oceans and is dedicated to the two Yoruba water goddesses Oxum and Iemanja. Bloco Sereia integrates multi- media arts into its parades. It is living art and community, celebrating unity in diversity.