Chairman of the Jury by 12th International cello competition Jan Vychytil in Prague. (19th – 21st of Jan.)
23rd of January – he was a chairman of the Jury by the international radio competition Concertino Praga.
Between 6th and 15th of July he gave 61 lessons to young cellists during 44th masterclass in Litomyšl.
As a chairman of the permanent competition board Michal Kanka supervised the 69th International competition of the Prague spring in fields harpsichord and violin.
Mini tour through Japan. Elgar concert with the Gunma symphony orch. and conductor Joseph Wolf + recitals in Yokohama, Nagoya and Kyoto with the pianist Iku Miwa.
February/March – the first big tour through the USA and Canada with Jana Vonášková as a primarius of the Prazak quartet.
He was a chief of Jury in the International cello competition of J. Vychytil in Prague between 20th and 22nd of January.
On the 14th of November M. Kanka performed together with the Prague radio orchestra and conductor O. Lenard less known but beautiful and poetic Concerto op. 143 by J. B. Foerster.