Before looking into the various forms of entertainment, let us first define entertainment. Any form of activity that offers amusement to people in an indirect manner is called entertainment. There are other types of entertaining activities where participation is required. These are considered as hobbies or recreation.
There are various forms of entertainment catering to different tastes of different individuals. For instance there are theatre, cinema, games, sports, concert, social dance, animations, comedy shows, clowns, impressionists etc.
These kinds of entertainment can be categorized further into groups in accordance with the interest and age of the people who are being entertained. There are various types of entertainment for children, adults, middle aged people, and old people and so on. There is another form of entertainment known as corporate entertainment. This article provides you with explanations of some of the forms of entertainment.
- Live Entertainment- This category of entertainment has sufficient element s in it top cater to all ages. There are many such activities that can be termed as “live entertainment”. For example, live sports, live shows, theatres, music concerts can all be referred to as “live entertainment”. Any activity with the aim of amusing people will fall under this category.
- Adult Entertainment- This in most cases is related to sex. But it does not have to be necessarily linked only with sex or the branches of the sex industry. Opera, live sports, music concerts can also fall under this category. Other different activities having different sense of appeal can be categorized as “adult entertainment”.
- Child Entertainment- There is a definite need of entertaining the kids. It is required for the entertainment agencies to strike a balance between activities that are mental and those that are physical. Pantomimes, puppets, clowns, cartoons etc are a lot appealing to the children. Therefore, they always provide the children with great entertainment. At times, even the adults find these to be equally entertaining.
- Corporate Entertainment- This form of entertainment is specifically for the events, product launches, ceremonies and parties related to the corporate world. There are entertainment agencies who take the responsibility of organizing them professionally. These kinds of entertainment are at their best when handled by professionals.
- Public Entertainment- It is one of those forms of entertainment that have grown in popularity in the modern times. The fall in the global economy has a lot to do with this increase in popularity. We get to see many public entertainers on the streets of many European countries who try to entertain the passersby and earn their livelihood by doing that. Many types of public entertainers are there. Some are good at flute playing while some at miming. They provide great entertainment both to the local people as well as the tourists.
To conclude the discussion, it can be said that all the forms of entertainment has special aspects of their own. But the aim of all these forms is to provide amusement.