What is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is any amusement, distraction, or enjoyment that involves a performance. A clown at a child’s birthday party, a Broadway show, or your friends fighting over the last potato chip are all forms of entertainment. Often entertainment is a way to escape reality or a mundane or stressful situation. It can also be a way to learn about or experience other cultures or lifestyles. Entertainment comes in many forms including movies, TV shows, video games, sports, music, reading, and art. The word derives from the French entretenir meaning to hold together or support. It is a form of hospitality.

Article by: Corey S.