The flag performance is an annual event that takes place during the Independence Day opening ceremony. For the past 37 years, IDF Colonel David Rokni has organized and led the ceremony. Last night, Rokni, at the age of 84, led his last ceremony.
Every year, the flag performance of the Independence Day opening ceremony is an event that attracts the attention of many Israelis. During this part of the ceremony, the flag bearers form shapes and symbols that are important to the State of Israel.
This year, the flag bearers formed several Israeli symbols, including the Israeli Intelligence Corps symbol, Star of David and Israeli flag. Another impressive symbol that was formed by the flag bearers was the dove and olive branch peace symbol.