What is Entertaiment?


Entertaiment is audience-centered commercial culture that keeps individuals amused, engaged and diverted. Its familiar forms can cross over many different media and demonstrate a remarkable capacity to evolve and adapt with technological change. But entertainment is not just fun and whimsy; it may also be serious, in the form of ceremony, celebration, religious festival or even satire. To find out more, click on the links below or use the buttons at the top of this page.

From the Old French entretenement, from the Medieval Latin intertenere, from the prefix inter meaning “inside” and the suffix tenere, or Indo-European root ten, meaning to stretch.