Gambang art is one art form that is not born of a tradition of Minangkabau society. Gambang arts present for the blend with a variety of cultures outside the Minangkabau tradition, namely China. Art is art Gambang at first entertainer by most people of Chinese descent or called ethnic Chinese in the city of Padang. In accordance with the thesis title Gambang Performance Art As A Media Interaction In Chinese Ethnic Village Cottage In Tokyo City Chinatown, in this thesis discussed about the culture that influence the arts and the Gambang symbols and forms of communication such as what was observed in the arts. Performing Arts Gambang also be used as a medium of social interaction for the community of Kampung Pondok. Social interaction in the form of cooperation, competition, conflict, and accommodation. As a media arts studies Gambang symbolic and non-symbolic interaction is also contained in the show. Art Gambang also be used as a medium of interpersonal communication for the public to lodge village thought processes spawned ideas in creativity, another case with interpersonal communication is communication between the individual and the individual, and group communication, as well as intercultural communication medium. Furthermore, to state how the shape and analysis of art Gambang music in Kampung Pondok author uses a variety of methods in uncovering, analyzing the data in accordance with the procedures and processing techniques. Qualitative and quantitative methods of analysis used and transriptif music assisted with interviews from various parties who are competent in the Gambang Art is expected to explain how the form and function as a medium of interaction Gambang performances in detail. using the discipline of ethnomusicology as the study of the major theories, the approach also uses anthropology and sociology as the supporting theory. The theory used is the theory of functions, diffusion, acculturation and musical analysis. After doing research, it can be explained the findings of this thesis. The first occurrence of interactions in art performances Gambang itself, ranging from shape and function as communication in art performances Gambang to the analysis of the style of music.