1,250 people narrated Manas epic in chorus in Toguz-Toro region of Jalal-Abad Oblast of Kyrgyzstan on May 1. The Manas epic is the longest epic poem in the world and included in the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The Manas tells about the life and deeds of hero Manas, his son and grandson Semetei Seitek. A legend has it that it was Manas, who united separate Kyrgyz tribes into a single nation. The trilogy describes Kyrgyz culture, customs and traditions. ECI reports, citing Kabar.