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Czech it out: Science/art/music festival celebrates 25 years of Czechoslovakian research in Svalbard

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Mirek Wanek’s progressive rock lyrics are described as an “an axe for the frozen sea inside us,” so his band will be in a fitting setting when he fulfills his longtime dream of performing in Svalbard. But now he’s planning to take that proverbial axe far beyond the stage during a festival this week featuring scientific and artistic highlights by his native Czech Republic in the far north.