Entertaiment is a term encompassing a wide range of leisure activities. This article aims to provide a better understanding of the concept through multidisciplinary research and systematically built definitions.

While the way we entertain has changed, many entertainment forms have remained relatively stable. A well-known example is the story of Scheherazade, from Persian professional storytelling traditions, which has inspired orchestral music (Rimsky-Korsakov, Ravel), film adaptations (Pasolini) and innovative video games. (9)