The act of providing a pleasure or amusement for others. It can include entertainments for one person or a group, satire and comedy, ceremonies, celebrations, music, dance, and performances for a large audience. It can involve a variety of media and be designed for a variety of audiences, and can take place in any size of space or building. It can be an essential part of a child’s development and can help to prepare them for adult responsibilities. It can also be a way of socialising and helping families to get closer. It can also be a way to unwind from work or school and relax with friends.