Tifa is a musical instrument that originated from Maluku and Papua, Tifa much like the way drums are played with a hit. Made from a timber and its contents emptied or removed on one side of the edges are covered, and usually cover used buckskin that has been dried to produce a good sound and beautiful. bentuknyapun usually made ​​with carvings. each tribe in embarrassment and papuamemiliki drums with his characteristic respectively.

Tifa is usually played to accompany traditional dances, such as a war dance, traditional dance Asmat, and Dance gatsi. rian is normally used on special occasions such as ceremonies and other important events.