Articles Related to Entertaiment

Articles related to Entertaiment

Entertainment is an agreeable occupation of the mind; a diversion, or amusement: The daily crossword puzzle provides entertainment for many. It can also be a form of artistic expression. Entertainment may have a serious purpose, such as in ceremonies, religious festivals or satire.

Entertainment can involve the whole community or just a small group. It can take a very long time or it may be quick. It can include a single person choosing their own entertainment from a variety of pre-recorded products, to a banquet adapted for two, to performances intended for thousands, and even for a global audience.

One of the most powerful forms of entertainment is storytelling. For example, the story of Scheherazade from Persian professional storytelling tradition has inspired many orchestral works (by Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel and others), a film adaptation by Pasolini, and an innovative video game.