EDINBURG The City of Edinburg would like to thank all the artists, musicians, dancers, poets and food vendors who participated during the Jardin del Arte premiere. The event was well attended and enjoyed by all. Excellent connections were made among the artists and art lovers. The affair was a real success. With the participation of the talented people in the Rio Grande Valley, Jardin del Arte will become bigger and better with each passing month.

Jardin del Arte organizers are looking for artists who would like to participate in this magnificent event. This is a great opportunity for all brilliant artists and art lovers searching for a unique venue to exhibit or buy one of a kind original artwork at a reasonable price. The event will give artists and performers the opportunity to get out and share their gift with people in the community. Jardin del Arte is open to all different types of visual art such as sculpture, mixed media art, and the performing arts.

Jardin el Arte is a family event organized by the Cultural Activities Board (CAB). The organization's mission is to preserve, promote, develop and encourage the community's cultural expression through the arts.

Artists who would like to participate in the next Jardin del Arte on Friday, Sept. 9, at 6 p.m. can register by logging on to http://www.edinburgarts.com or by contacting Library Director Letty Leija at 956-383-6246. Returning artists get a $5.00 discount if registered by August 31.