Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson celebrated his mother’s birthday with a traditional Samoan dance: “Taualuga”. You can check out The Rock’s tribute to his mother and the dancing ceremony below from his Instagram post:
“Happy Birthday “Mama Rock” @atajohnson. We had a beautiful birthday celebrating my mom as she was surrounded by love, appreciation and blessings. Here she’s beautifully dancing our Samoan “Taualuga” which is our cultures traditional and highly respected dance.
Customary to throw money as I did at my mom – and my dance, “Aiuli” is a sign of respect and pride – and then stand back let her be the main focus and attention. (we let our youngest daughter throw fake money). I often use the word MANA when describing energy and emotions
This is mana. You feel it. Happy Birthday Mom. We love you and we’re so grateful you were born. Cheeeehooo!!!”