What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is the action of engaging in or the enjoyment of something for pleasure and relaxation. It includes activities such as watching movies, television shows and series; listening to music, attending concerts or playing musical instruments; reading novels and short stories, or magazines and poetry; participating in sports or games; and seeing or creating visual art. Entertaiment may also refer to a specific event or an event-oriented company that provides entertainment for consumers.

According to Oliver and Barstsch (2010), entertainment can be defi ned as an activity that is understood objectively; that encompasses communication between text and audience from an external stimulus; offers pleasure; requires an audience; and occurs in a passive form.