Compared with the daily flag raising ceremony, the flag raising ceremony in Tiananmen Gate on the first day of the new year also has new atmosphere and new changes. First, the number of flag guarding teams increased from 66 to 96, plus 30 protocol soldiers. There are 126 honor guards of the PLA participating in the flag raising ceremony in Tiananmen Square on New Years day. In addition, in the flag raising ceremony starting in 2018, there were also eight ritual trumpeters. Today, they are also in Tiananmen tower, blowing the flag raising horn on the spot.