Dwayne Johnson Rocks the Haka for MOANA

Dwayne Johnson gives us a glimpse of his performance of the Haka for the Disney animated movie, Moana.

Seeing the Haka being performed is always a gift to see.  Though when Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson performs the Haka, it’s like that cherry on top.  It’s not much as the “song” is much longer than 10 seconds, but it’s still pretty cool to see.  Hopefully when we see it being done in the animated film, it’ll be just as amazing.

The Haka is a traditional war dance/cry of the Maori people of New Zealand, and was often performed before a battle.  But it has also been performed in special occasions, for great achievements and as a welcome for honored guests.  Lately, is has been performed by New Zealand sports teams before the game, in front of the opposing team.

Johnson will be voicing a character named Maui who happens to be a demi-god.  Maui joins Moana, a young girl who goes on a journey across the ocean to a fabled island.


Source: Oh My Disney

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