Gaia Cauchi the winner of Junior Eurovision 2013 is set to receive the Gieh ir-Republika. The Gieh ir-Republika is the highest honor that can be given to a Maltese citizen for merit. Gaia will enter the record books as the youngest ever recipient of the award on December 13th. Her team that brought home Malta’s first ever win in a Eurovision contest will also receive the award.
The decision was taken by the Prime Minister of Malta, and the cabinet of Malta unanimously.