Fasnacht is the pre-lenten burning of Old Man Winter. It occurs on the Saturday before Ash Wednesday and is likened to Mardi Gras, with its roots in the Swiss Winterfest, but with it’s own West Virginia flare.
When I first arrived in Helvetia 4 years ago, I felt like I’d just traveled back in time a few hundred years, to a small village in the Swiss Alps.
But, to say that Helvetia isn’t up with the times would be a complete farce. Just ask Clara Lehmann & Jonathan Lacocque about they’re company Coat of Arms. Coat of Arms is an original post-production service, including editing, color, motion graphics, visual effects, illustration, scoring, and sound design for film, television, and the web. Out of Helvetia, they’re managing projects all over the world. Check out their amazing work after you finish browsing photos!
Unless you have access to Jonathan and Clara’s home wifi, you won’t be asking Siri anything because she can’t hear you over the mountains protecting the town from the buzzing cell phone enabled world. Read more