East Grinstead Music & Arts Festival

New BIFF Marking Scheme 2024

The Board of Trustees of the British & International Federation of Festivals for Music, Dance and Speech, in collaboration with the Adjudicators’ Council and the Festivals’ Council, has approved the introduction of an updated marking scheme. The aim is to promote BIFF’s core values – Perform | Educate | Inspire – with a greater emphasis on the written and verbal teaching points and to offer positive feedback to the performer to build confidence and self-esteem. The new schemes are as follows:



Speech & Drama