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


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.