Definitions of Entertaiment


Entertaiment refers to the varied forms that are considered to be entertaining by the public, including music, dance, theatre, games and storytelling. Although technology changes the availability, cost and quality of entertainment products, many forms remain familiar. For instance, Scheherazade – a story in the Persian professional storytelling tradition – is now recognisable as an orchestral piece by Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel and Szymanowski; in a film by Pasolini and as a innovative video game..

This article builds a set of academically accepted and systematically built definitions of entertainment.