What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment has a wide variety of forms: it may be a private entertainment chosen from an enormous array of pre-recorded products; an elaborate dinner for two with music and dancing; a performance by professional actors or athletes; or an activity that formerly served other purposes (hunting, war, archery) but is now a spectator sport. Although the word is associated with amusement, many entertainments have serious purposes such as celebration, religion, or satire. Entertainment also changes over time, adapted to new circumstances and even to global interests and needs.