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Kabul hosts Afghan juggling championship

Afghan jugglers preform during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.
Afghan jugglers preform during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.Jose Cabezas / AFP - Getty Images
Afghan jugglers rehearse before the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul on Aug. 27.
Afghan jugglers rehearse before the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul on Aug. 27.Jose Cabezas / AFP - Getty Images

Afghan jugglers preform during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.
Afghan jugglers preform during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.Jose Cabezas / AFP - Getty Images

An Afghan girl watches jugglers rehearse at the Juggling Championships in Kabul, Afghanistan.
An Afghan girl watches jugglers rehearse at the Juggling Championships in Kabul, Afghanistan.Jose Cabezas / AFP - Getty Images

The juggling Championships in Kabul, Afghanistan were organised by the Mobile Mini Circus for Children and brought together the best jugglers from different Afghan provinces for the competition.

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Young female Afghan audience members watch a performance during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.
Young female Afghan audience members watch a performance during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul.Jose Cabezas / AFP - Getty Images

More than a decade after the beginning of the war, Afghanistan faces external pressure to reform as well as ongoing internal conflicts.
More than a decade after the beginning of the war, Afghanistan faces external pressure to reform as well as ongoing internal conflicts.Hoshang Hashimi / AP