The fest was part of Namaste Vietnam Festival 2023, whose opening ceremony took place at Hoa Binh Theater in District 10, Ho Chi Minh City on Saturday. The film event was co-hosted by the Consulate General of India in Ho Chi Minh City and the Vietnam Cinema Association. “During the festival, many Indian filmmakers have contacted us to discuss their shooting plans in Ho Chi Minh City and other localities,” Tu added. The cast and crew of Indian film 'Kaya Palat' at the closing ceremony of the Indian Film Festival 2023. The Namaste Vietnam Festival 2023 takes place in Ho Chi Minh City, Da Lat, and Tuy Hoa City in the south-central province of Phu Yen from August 12 to 17.