What Is Entertaiment?

Entertaiment is any activity that aims to amuse, relax or divert people from their daily routines and normal concerns. This can be achieved through various forms such as movies, concerts, games, recreation and social activities. Entertainment has the power to transcend media and cultural boundaries. It often hits on themes that are deeply rooted in human nature such as backstabbing and murders.

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