Entertaiment – A Multidisciplinary Discussion


Entertaiment: a multidisciplinary discussion based on definicoes centradas nas nossas áreas de produço, experiência, cultura e comunicaço

The concept of entertainment has become a central issue in the cultural and social sciences, with many applications that range from children’s play that develops motor skills (4) or social interaction (5) to adult sports that can be performed for spectators or broadcast for global audiences (7). In addition, entertainers may use a variety of media to present their products, making entertaiment a dynamic and flexible concept that adapts to different contexts. This article aims to contribute to a more solid discussion on the concept by introducing a set of new definitions.