Entertaiment is a rich and multifaceted concept that encompasses many activities, and has evolved in response to changing cultural conditions. It ranges from a single person selecting an entertainment for personal enjoyment, to the creation of banquets for two; from an individual’s selection of a film or television program for public viewing, to a performance for thousands; from a wedding ceremony to a circus. Nevertheless, there is often a common understanding of entertainment as an experience that produces amusement and joy.

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