FYR Macedonia has participated in the contest 8 times since its debut in 1st edition. The country withdrew from 4 editions; the 4th, the 8th, the 9th and the 10th. The Macedonian broadcaster, Makedonska radio televizija (MRT), has been the organiser of the Macedonian entries since the country's debut in the contest.
The country's best result is the 14th place in the 11th edition, with Kanita Suma and her song "No One Can Stop Me Now". The country's worst result is the 19th place in the semi-final in the 6th edition of the contest.