Malta has participated thirteen times since its debut in 2003. After a short break they returned with a bang winning in 2013.
Malta is one of the most successful countries in Junior Eurovision with two victories to date. Gaia Cauchi won the contest in 2013 with her song The Start and Destiny Chukunyere won the contest in 2015 with the song Not My Soul. They also hosted the competition twice, in 2014 and 2016.