Afghan jugglers rehearse before the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul on August 27, 2012.
Competitors rehearse before the Championships.
Afghan jugglers rehearse.
Jugglers rehearse before the Championships.
Afghan jugglers perform during the Championships.
A juggler rehearses, in front of a sign reading Circus.
Young female Afghan audience members watch a performance.
Afghan Olympian bronze winner, in taekwondo, Rohulla Nikpai (C) poses for a picture as he arrives for the Championships.
Jugglers celebrate after they won the Championships.
Afghan jugglers perform.
Jugglers perform during the 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championships in Kabul on August 27, 2012.
The 7th Afghanistan Juggling Championship, organised by the Mobile Mini Circus for Children brought together the best jugglers from different Afghan provinces for the competition. – Photos by AFP
Great to see such competetions being held in Kabul. Even more encouraging to see young girls participating without fear. Hope these little ones get the right atmosphere to contribute towards a peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan in future