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The Saint Anthony of Padua Catholic Church.
Čantavir is located in Serbia
Coordinates: 45°55′N 19°46′E / 45.917°N 19.767°E / 45.917; 19.767
Country  Serbia
Province  Vojvodina
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Municipality of

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Čantavir (Serbian: Čantavir or Чантавир, Hungarian: Csantavér, Croatian: Čantavir) is the largest village with Hungarian ethnic majority in the autonomous province of Vojvodina, Serbia. It is situated in the municipality of Subotica, North Bačka District. The population of the village is 7,178 (2002 census). The main occupation of the villagers is agriculture and stock breeding.

Historical population[edit]

  • 1921: 8,969
  • 1931: 11,287
  • 1948: 9,397
  • 1953: 9,262
  • 1961: 9,341
  • 1971: 9,085
  • 1981: 8,596
  • 1991: 7,940

School and culture[edit]

There is an elementary school in Čantavir. This school have had a very famous children choir conducted by Éva Gubena music teacher (she got the prize "Sparkle of Culture" at year 2001 st). At year 1995th, previous members of famous children's choir, (Bodor/ Huszár/ Melinda, Barkóci/ Juhász/ Szilvia, Pósa/ Faragó/ Gabriella, Sándor/ Pósa/ Csilla, Poljaković/ Zabos/ Marianna) have had start a ladies choir "Primavera" under conductor of Éva Gubena. From 1996 "Primavera" became a mixed voice chamber choir "Musica Viva". They've tried to bring a live music to the hearts of their audience on concerts, festivals and other events. On their programme there are numerous compositions from all area of a musical history.


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Coordinates: 45°55′N 19°46′E / 45.917°N 19.767°E / 45.917; 19.767