183 Beijing Operas - God of Wealth - Number 221
God of Wealth
Beijing Opera - "Bestowal of Grace"
God of Wealth with a red fairy face play a role as a celestial being in the opera "Bestowal of Grace," also called "Heavenly Official Bestows Grace." It tells how a heavenly creature, on the orders of the Jade Emperor of Heaven and accompanied by the Stars of Enlightenment and Longevity and by the gods of wealth, goes down to earth to dispense gifts to all good people. Considered an auspicious play. it is often the first number in an opera program.
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