Namibia's crème de la crème

Namibia's Miss Glam World contestant shares her excitement and expectations for the esteemed beauty contest.

12 April 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Namibian beauty queen Minsozi Kompeli will leave for India on Thursday 18 April to represent Namibia at Miss Glam World. Miss Glam World is an international beauty pageant in search of talented women worldwide to bring them together to learn from each other and be taught about women empowerment.

Kompeli is a model from Pageant Girls represented by Bobby Kaandjosa and has taken part in numerous beauty pageants before. “I won Miss Khomas High in 2007, Miss High School in 2010, Miss First Year of the then Polytechnic of Namibia in 2011, Miss Swapo Youth League in 2014 and I was Miss Republic of Namibia 2018 runner-up, and now I am off to take part in Miss Glam World,” said Kompeli.

She describes herself as a beautiful woman inside and out, confident, bubbly and goal-driven.

The model shared that she was selected by Bobby Kaandjosa to represent Namibia, an opportunity she is grateful for. She mentioned that she looks forward to representing Namibia with honour and pride.

“There are about 60 countries taking part in this competition and I do not want to let my country down so I am going to do the best I can,” she promised.

Kompeli told tjil that she is super excited to be taking part in this beauty pageant and hopes to gain international experience and exposure.

“Most importantly I look forward to learning and uniting with other models from other countries,” she said.

The beauty queen added that she is grateful for the overwhelming support she has received ever since announcing that she is the chosen model to represent Namibia at this year's Miss Glam World.

“The support has been amazing. I am glad to know that I have my country's support. It is so motivating.

“The High Commission of India in Windhoek sponsored me with a free visa and linked me with Namibians in India to come and support me… that is how big the support has been,” she added. Sharing her future plans, Kompeli said that she is a cartoon artist and would like to publish her own books one day. However, for now she said, her focus is on completing her post graduate studies in human resources at the Namibia University of Science and Technology. “I am doing my Honours and that takes up much of my time, but I am not complaining because I value education so much,” she said.

She also revealed that she is going to be launching her own modelling academy to groom young girls passionate about modelling. “You cannot model forever so in a few years' time I really want to give back to my community by mentoring girls,” she said.

She further stated that starting a modelling agency is important for her because modelling has done so much for her confidence and has provided her with so many opportunities.

“I never really used to believe in myself and I attribute my confidence to modelling. I know there are girls who feel the same so having an agency will give me a platform to impact such girls.”

MICHAEL KAYUNDE

Similar News

 

Good art takes time

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Now in 2019, he is his town's pride and glory, and he does not plan on giving that up anytime soon. With an album titled...

Fashion Council adds three new board members

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

The Fashion Council of Namibia (FCN) has announced the appointment of three new members to its Board, bringing the total to 10. The council looked...

Tailored for Namibian skin

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Catering for the Namibian market, makeup artist Hanna Nangula last weekend introduced her Namibian-made cosmetic range, 'Hanna Nangula'. The full coverage cream foundation is tailored...

NFC premieres three short films

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

This event celebrated and gave recognition to the immense contribution and role of women in the film industry, and the Namibian entertainment industry as a...

'The industry chose me'

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Music promoter, artist management and event organiser are terms you sort of know what they are concerned with, but at the same time, not really....

Donlu Africa reaches a milestone

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Donlu Africa is a digital platform where artists and creatives sell their music and merchandise. The site sells and allows for streaming of albums and...

Suzy Eises shares her London experience

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

Award-winning saxophonist Suzy Eises recently returned from London where she represented Namibia in an orchestra. On how the opportunity came about, Suzy Eises told tjil...

Newbie Mulberry impresses

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

As you can imagine tjil's music submission inbox looks like what we imagine hot Instagram models' DMs to be; overcrowded with hopeful attempts from men....

Keeping the fire burning

3 days ago - 17 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

In an interview with tjil, Fari Bantuson, the lead singer of Omidi D'Afrique, shared that the title of the album is Keep the Fire Burning:...

Up close

1 week ago - 10 May 2019 | Art and Entertainment

When she is not on stage handling her own alongside the Song Night band, Treza doubles as a radio host on 99fm. In an industry...

Latest News

Rehoboth claim Kudus scalps

13 hours ago | Sports

Leandrea Louw Rehoboth Rugby Club claimed victory over Kudus in both the premier and reserve leagues on Saturday in Narraville.The premier league game ended 11-10...

Namibians nabbed in SA with...

13 hours ago | Crime

ELLANIE SMIT Two Namibian men were arrested in South Africa this weekend for allegedly being in possession of uncut diamonds to the value of...

Missing hiker alive and well...

13 hours ago | Environment

ELLANIE SMIT A 31-year-old Namibian, who went missing last week while hiking in a park in California, has been found alive and well. There was...

Let the games begin

13 hours ago | Columns

The Electoral Commission of Namibia last week announced 27 November as the date for the upcoming general election, which will be preceded by the supplementary...

Stray lions kill three cattle

13 hours ago | Environment

ILENI NANDJATOTwo stray lions killed three cattle last week in the grazing area near the Ongandjera salt pan at Okakewa.Okakewa is situated near Amarika in...

Where to from here?

13 hours ago | Sports

For all local football's claims to be the biggest sport in Namibia, it has never won a match at the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon)...

What dreams are made of

13 hours ago | Sports

My friend informed me that her daughter send me a congratulatory message a week ago after she heard that I was nominated for the fourth...

Fish River festival set to...

13 hours ago | Sports

Footballers from every corner of the country will converge on Mariental for the third edition of the Fish River Sports Festival that will take place...

Vikings slay Dolphins

13 hours ago | Sports

Adolf Kaure SFC Vikings defeated Dolphins Rugby Club 29-16 in a Namibia Rugby Union (NRU) first division west match that took place on Saturday at...

Load More