Jogesh Dutta started the first Mine Festival in Kolkata nearly 30 years back. Since then the festival has grown multi-fold. The December festival also featured numerous mime artists. The festival was inaugurated by Uma Siddharth. Jogesh Dutta remembered the earlier years of the festival and acknowledged help from the general public as he has received minimal help from the government.
- Jogesh Mime Academy – 31st Mime Film Festval in Kolkata
- Inaugurated by: Uma Siddhanta
- Dancer Gayatri Chattopadhyay was honored in the inagural event.